Dr. J. Roth

General Surgery
Lexington, KY
28 years experience male

Locations

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

Address

800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY
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My office hours

Tuesday: 830am - 500pm
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Fax

8593236840

About

Bio

Professor of Surgery, Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery and DIrector of Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Clinical interests in complex abdominal hernias and laparoscopic surgery (hiatal hernia, achalasia, spleen, adrenal, ventral/incisional hernias)

Specialties
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General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

91 Answers
31 Agrees
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A 20-year-old male asked:
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Unlikely. : Gallbladder pain is usually right upper quadrant associated with meals. Left lower quadrant pain is very unlikely to be gallbladder related. Depending ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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See a surgeon: There are many types of hernias. Groin and umbilical are the most common. Hernias will not resolve without intervention. If you are a symptomatic, it ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Dr. J. Roth answered
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See your surgeon: Umbilical hernias may recur. If mesh was not used the first time, it will be needed for a subsequent repair. A binder can be used to control symptoms ... Read More
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Sep 22, 2013
Dr. Roth is an outstanding and compassionate surgeon.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! During my adrenal gland and cyst removal the CT scan showed gallstones, but I don't feel them bc I am on pain mgmt for my entire back consisting of herniated and bulgin...Read More
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Thank you for your reply. My son developed a small piece of proud flesh that had to be cauterized. He's fine now.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. I appreciate you taking time to answer my questio

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

University of Kentucky

Affiliations

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
American Hernia Society
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