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Dr. Danielle Dietz

Surgery
Georgetown, KY
22 years experience female

Locations

Georgetown General Surgery Associates

Georgetown, KY

Address

1140 Lexington Road, Suite 203, Georgetown, KY
Directions

Fax

5028670453

About

Bio

I grew up in Ohio, went to college and medical school in Lexington, KY and did my residency in Pittsburgh. I'm in a solo surgical practice at a community hospital because it really lets me get to know my patients and their families.

Specialties
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Surgery

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Flushing and nausea are common side effects of hyoscyamine. They are not dangerous and typically pass. Concerning, but uncommon side effects can inc... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
No big deal: Incisions can bleed for a short time after surgery. Keep the area clean and covered. If the drainage continues, talk to your surgeon.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Not much: The number and amount of tissue removed with a biopsy on egd depends on the underlying pathology, but typically is very small. Recovery is very quick... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Constipation: Common reasons would be an irritated hemorrhoid or an anal fissure. A fissure is a skin tear caused by passing a hard bm. A lot of rectal problems a... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe normal : Spinal surgery like laminectomy is done to remove pressure on nerves or the spinal cord. If the nerves are damaged sometimes the symptoms resolve and... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Not really: The ultrasound used to look at the gallbladder is limited to a small area. It can see the liver and sometimes pancreas or kidney. Seeing the insid... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Probably: Lymph nodes may swell in response to an infection or other problem. They should go back to normal size but don't always. The pathology shows that yo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Depends on symptoms: There's no need for any intervention unless she's having symptoms like pain or nausea after eating. There are medications that help break up gallst... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Hernia vs diastasis: The abdominal wall is built like a layer cake, with skin, fat, muscle and a tough lining called fascia. A hernia is a hole or weakness in the muscle ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Absolutely: Mold is a common allergen and some types are very toxic. This needs to be cleaned up and the area evaluated for hidden mold or leaks.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Repositioning: Sometimes during a colonoscopy it is necessary to reposition you. This may allow for easier passage of the scope. It may also be done for other issu... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Obesity can cause it: Enlarged liver (hepatomegaly) happens for many reasons. Fatty liver is one of the most common. It's frequently found in people who have diabetes or ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Very painfully: No joke. Surgery before anesthesia was terrible. It was done very quickly, was extremely uncomfortable for the patient and only done under extreme e... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
No blood flow: Gangrene is the end result of not enough blood getting to the tissue. It can be from blood vessel blockages, caused by problems like diabetes or smok... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Depends: Overall the lifetime risk of a women developing breast cancer is about 12%. Whether your personal risk is higher or lower than that depends on other ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
May not be related: Scalp cysts are common and can become large. They usually do not cause headaches though. If they are bothersome, surgical excision is a good idea.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Talk to your MD: Talk to your doctor again. You may need a different medication to treat the fissure if its not healed. It could also be a reaction to the cream itse... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Could be either: Most inguinal hernias can be fixed laparoscopically although it depends on your anatomy and any previous surgeries. Laparoscopically may get you back... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Lift weights!: Calories needed depend on your height, weight, activity level and muscle mass. Resistance exercises increase your muscle and help with general health... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Not exactly: Having gallstones doesn't cause colon cancer. The stones can cause gallbladder cancer, but it's very rare. Having your gallbladder out does increa... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
A few things: Gallbladder cancer is very rare, but its one reason to have the pathologist look at the gallbladder. We may also see infection. Chronic cholecystiti... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: It's hard to tell without more information or a physical exam. Hernias typically occur in the groin, umbilicus (belly button) or in a surgical incisi... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Rectal bleeding: It's not unusual to have some bleeding for awhile after hemorrhoid or fistula surgery. If the bleeding happens frequently or is a large amount, a col... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Dietz
Surgery 22 years experience
Lots of things: Pain after eating is common with things like reflux or gallbladder problems, both are very common in pregnancy. If the pain continues or if it caus... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dietz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dietz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for taking the time to answer my question, I appreciate it
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you. I'm very hesitant to have it done. You have helped ease me.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
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