Dr. David Svetich, MD

Dr. David Svetich, MD

Colorectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. David Svetich, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in colorectal surgery and general surgery.Read his story

2620 Wilhite Dr

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 278-6031

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Svetich's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Svetich performs Appendectomy, Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Svetich performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Svetich performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Svetich performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Anal or Rectal Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Svetich treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Svetich treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Svetich's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Personalized, unsurpassed medical decision making for each patient is my goal. At the same time, making sure the patient has complete understanding of their diagnosis and when necessary I bring expert surgical techniques to the operating theatre.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Ferguson Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Blodgett Meml Med Center
Residency Hospital
1982
Blodgett Meml Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1981
University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1986
1982
1981

Awards

Dr. Svetich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Svetich

4.3

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
79.16666666666667%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
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1 Star
12.5%
(3)

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I saw Dr. Svetich about a month ago. He had a great first impression. He made me feel 100% comfortable. I was extremely impressed with his knowledge. I was referred to him by my new dr & I was told he is one of the best in his field and he was confident if anyone could help me it would be him. My test procedure is tomorrow, he won my trust on day 1. Thank you Dr. Svetich, I wish you had been recommended to me long ago.
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You can't find better!!! Have had crohns for over 41 years. He has taken great care of me for over 5 years. Not going anywhere else!
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I credit Dr. Svetich with saving my life twice. He is extremely accessible to his patients and deeply cares about their outcomes.
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Dr. Svetich is the best in his field. I am the wife of one of his patients but I know that I completely trust him to care for my husbands condition. He's interesting and as people have noted, he is very blunt and gets straight to the point. My husband has had a resection performed by Svetich. Again, I have to say that I just knew that under his care that my husband would be 100% fine. This guy is absolutely the best surgeon that you can find.
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I liked him. He is blunt and outspoken. Doesn't candy coat. I like his honesty. If your faint at heart he isn't for you. He is on top of his skill. Trust him.
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While he's an excellent surgeon & I'd go to him again in a heartbeat.... he lacking in the bedside manner department?!? The first time I met him was pretty-op & he didn't introduce himself & just said he was the surgeon and examined my abdomen & asked me if I smoked( well, yes but I was trying to quit- I was down to like 5 a day & used the e-cigarette! He said out loud REALLY LOUD! Well, YOUR GONNA DIE, u have dx ..... & with smoking too. U are going going to die;-(... after that he was ok???
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Excellent Doctor, very kind and very knowledgeable and I really felt he was looking out for my best interest! Very comfortable and friendly environment. Took the time to talk to me and answer any questions I had. I was so glad and relieved to find Dr. David Svetich! Couldn't ask for better! Highly recommend.
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Best GI doc I have ever had in the 15 years I have had Crohns Disease
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