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Dr. Diego Hernandez

Vascular Surgery
Pontiac, MI
male

Locations

Office

Pontiac, MI

Address

St Joseph Mercy Medical Building, 44555 Woodward Avenue, Suite 501, Pontiac, MI
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Specialties
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Vascular Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Very rare: Surprisingly enough, blood clots in the arms do not tend to be associated with pulmonary emboli as often as those clots in the legs. If your clot is ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
During : During CPR it is not unusual to increase pressure at particular areas of the body, and small blood vessels on the surface of the skin, or scalp, can e... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Nope: Epsom salts may help to alleviate some of the swelling, but the reason for chronic venous insufficiency relates to faulty valves and reflux of blood b... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Unusual: Sed rates and crps are tests that are not specific for problems but usually are elevated in the setting of inflammation, which is what is seen with va... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
This : This is a tough question to answer without more information. How small is "small"? Where is the blister located? Are you wearing a prosthesis? How lo... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
I : I am not sure why this question came to my inbox, as I am a vascular surgeon and not a cardiologist or cardiothoracic surgeon. However, i could tell ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
As : As noted in the first answer provided, this is likely the result of venous disease. You may not have varicose veins, but you likely have something kn... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
In : In order to better answer your question, how old is your son? Is he a smoker? Does he suffer from high blood pressure? Has he ever had a stroke? Does ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Helps with symptoms: They help to treat the symptoms associated with varicose veins, but they do not make them disappear. Stockings help your veins work better and lessen... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
A collateral vein: Depends upon where the DVT was, but it sounds like his clot has interfered with the flow on the surface veins, so these enlarge as a result of a block... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
This : This is also similar to the answer that i provided about the tendency of the body to have a reflex when all voluntary activities are no longer control... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
During : During CPR you are breathing for the person and the normal mechanism that prevents air from entering your stomach and makes it go down to your lungs i... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diego Hernandez
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Worsening symptoms: A DVT is usually associated with significant increase in swelling and pain of the extremity. There are the occasional dvts that do not tend to cause... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hernandez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Barely Started Learning About Varicose Veins, As They've Just Appeared In My Legs Very Recently
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Thank you for your very thorough answer! I feel better now but I'll be more patient in the future before worrying. Thanks again!
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University
MD

Residency

William Beaumont Hospital

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society for Vascular Surgery
American Medical Association
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