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Dr. Dariush Vaziri

Breast Surgery
Peachtree City, GA
47 years experience male

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Breast Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

227 Answers
103 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Yes you can: I agree with dr. Maes answer. Fibroadenoma should not prevent you from breast feeding.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Need clarification: It may be due to prominent gladularity of the breast tissue. However presence of a lump requires further imaging including mammography and ultrasound ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Suspicious: Your description seems to be from the report of your breast ultrasound. These finding are considered suspicious for malignancy and require a biopsy (u... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Fairly painful: Pain after mastectomy and reconstruction is more severe than after a mastectomy alone. However, the pain threshold and tolerance is very different in ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
May or may not be: Many women experience premenstrual mastalgia. However, breast pain may occur at other times of the month also. If you experience breast pain, it shoul... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Needs to be checked: Nipple discharge may be physiologic or pathologic. If the discharge is bilateral and from multiple duct openings it is unlikely to be due to a breast ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It could: Many breast cancers are not painful. However some are painful. Any new lump in the breast need to be checked by a health care provider to establish it... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It is for IV access: Hickman or other central line catheters are used for venous access when intravenous medication is recommended and peripheral line is not adequate. Cen... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Many: This is a rather broad question. There are many instruments such as scalpel, scissors, forceps, clamps, needle holders, retractors plus sponges, needl... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Most likely benign: Considering your age and your explanation it is probably a cyst or benign fibroadenoma. If it does not subside over 2 months time, it would be best to... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Seroma: I am not sure what you mean by saying "secreted by the glands". With mastectomy the breast is removed. The space between the skin and the chest muscle... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It depends: If the mastectomy was for breast cancer, many surgeons follow the patient life-time. Some refer the patient back to her primary care physician or a me... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Tamoxifen has other indications aside from treatment of breast cancer such as reducing the risk of breast cancer in women who carry high risk for deve... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Breast cancer: It relates to testing certain genes which may predispose a person to high risk of developing breast (and also ovarian) cancer. Currently 2 genes can b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Usually yes: Most of the time rdiation treatment is needed to provide comparable longterm survival benefit in comparison to mastectomy. In women over 70 years old ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: When reconstruction is done after a mastectomy, if the opposite breast requires additional procedure or reconstruction to achieve symmetry (to make it... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Need more info: This is a very vague question. Without knowing the reason why a double mastectomy has been recommended for you, there is no way to answer that questio... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: You may be allergic to the medications you are taking. It is OK to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but cal your prescribing physician and inform her/h... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Possibly genetic: Breast cancer in younger women has a higher likelihood to be due to genetic abnormailties (so called brca1 and brca2 mutation). There are also many ot... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
No: Lymph nodes do not cause breast cancer. But breast cancer may spread to the lymph nodes in the axilla (armpit). If you feel enlarged nodes it is best ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Common, possible: Breast cysts are fairly common and many women experience it during their life time. Cyst are generally benign, especially if they are designated as si... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
sometimes: Most patients can achieve their usual function on their own. However, if there is limited range of motion, then certainly physical therapy will be nee... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It is treatable: Lymphedema can be treated but usually not completely cured. Long term treatment measures needed. An expert physical therapist can be very helpful. Ple... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Not usually: Fibrocystic condition is a benign and very common condition. However it includes a range of pathological abnormalities, some of which may increase the... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Maybe infected: Breast infection is common after nipple piercing. Please see a health care provider to check for possible infection. Also ask them to check your axill... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Not necessarily: Many times breast cancer may be present without pain. On certain situations it may be painful. If you have any reason to suspect breast cancer it is b... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Possible: Many breast cancers are diagnosed months or years after they start. Ideally the sooner they are diagnosed the better the outcome of treatment. After d... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Unlikely: It would be unlikely for your doctor to lie about your report. But for your assurance you can ask for a copy of your pathology report. In addition i s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Different surgeries: General surgeons go thru a rigorous general surgical residency training program that usually takes 5+ years after compltion of medical school. They sp... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Many: A family physician or gynecologist will guide you thru the process. A radiologist reads the required images. A general or breast surgeon will do the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
A type of breast ca: Tubular carcinoma is one of the types of breast cancer. This is a pathological description. This type tends to be somewhat less agressive than some ot... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Usually yes: A needle biopsy may result in localized inflammation or a hematome (contained blood) in the area of the biopsy which may feel like a hard lump. If it ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: You are at an increased risk for breast cancer which may be lobular or other types of breast ca due to your family history. Lobular cancers may be har... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
35 to 40: Under usual circumstances and without any other reasons to do a mammogram, a baseline screening can be done from age 35 to 40. If this was ok then it ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: Mastitis is related to infection or inflammation of the breast. During nursing it is usually secondary to an infection. However you may get breast inf... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Need the conclusion: Presence of calcifications on mammaogram may be due to an underlying benign or mailgnant condition. You definitely need to get the final mammographi... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
OK: Above wordings on a mammogram indicate that the radiologist did not identify any sucious findings on this mammogram. Usually they assign a category nu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Different things: Usually they inject a contrast for breast mri. The contrast goes thru your circulation. A white spot could be a blood vessel, an area of inflammation,... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It depends: It depends to the size of the implant you choose. With a very large implant the breasts will be very tight and overly firm and appear artificially enl... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Many: A breast sugeon can be any of the following: a general surgeon who has limited his/her practice to breast surgery. An oncologic surgeon with more emph... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Probably not: Nipple discharge especially from multiple ducts and both breasts may be physiologic , but there may be underlying hormonal changes which need medical ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
To a plastic surgeo: A plastic and reconstructive surgeon is the most qualified physician to perform this procedure.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Office or hospital: The current standard of care for breast biopsy is image guided needle biopsy (ultrasound, stereotactic or MRI guided) which can be safely and convenie... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Too young for mammog: 21 years old is too early for a screening mammogram. However it is a good idea to do monthly self examinations and yearly clinical breast exams. In sp... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It may: Mastectomy is one of the surgical options in treating breast cancer. It usually requires general anesthesia. If an 80 year old patient is medically in... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Maybe: Usually having multiple lumps are due to benign conditions. However, a new lump may not be necessarily benign. Your condition is more complex than usu... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Check recommendatios: You need to get a more clear answer as to the type of the abnormality. Some are benign and some are suspicious. Please check with your provider. If th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Many causes: Inverted nipples maybe natural. Maybe due to previous episodes of infection/mastitis, physiological or secondary to an underlying malignancy. If you h... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
It may: Your breast fibroadenoma maybe enlarging. However, there may be other causes for your breast pain and swelling. I would suggest that you have a medica... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Need medical check: The chances are the hard lump behind the nipple(s) in a 14 years old male is secondary to puberty. This usually will subside in 1-3 years. However hav... Read More

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Jun 12, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Vaziri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vaziri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you. I did go see my breast surgeon and he aspirated out 45 cc and I felt much better. Seems like every 3 to 4 months I had to go and each time was more. I hav...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I actually got checked yesterday and my OB/GYN said the exact same thing. I'll know for sure in a months time.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I really appreciate your taking the time to do this! All the best, Nancy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Graduated 1974MD

Awards

Top Breast Surgeon, Third Place, National - Winter
2013
Top Breast Surgeon, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013

Affiliations

The Breast Health Clinic
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