Dr. George Deitrick

Surgery
Bronx , NY
45 years experience male

Locations

JJ Peters VA Medical Center

Bronx , NY

Address

130 West Kingsbridge Road, Bronx , NY
Directions

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Surgery

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Deitrick
45 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the work: If my patients do heavy work, like construction or warehousing, I restrict them for about 2-4 weeks. If they do supervisory, office or professional t ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Deitrick
45 years experience General Surgery
No absolute time: After the anesthesia has worn off and you are awake and alert, usually a day after surgery, you may have a drink, but, please, only in moderation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Deitrick
45 years experience General Surgery
No: Trauma to the breast does not cause breast cancer.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Deitrick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Deitrick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I took them off right at 14 days. If I had not, they'd still be there.
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Thanks for your quick reply! It was a B12 deficiency from my surgery, FYI so it was related.
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thank you!!!! now i know i dont have to avoid alcohol the rest of my l

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

PENNSYLVANIA HOSP OF THE UNIV OF PA HEALTH SYS
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