Dr. David Svetich, MD

Dr. David Svetich, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. David Svetich, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in colon & rectal 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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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
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

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Svetich's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Svetich

4.3

Based on 23 reviews

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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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1 Star
13.043478260869565%
(3)

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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. ...Read More
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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...Read More
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Locations

Colorectal Surgical & Gastroenterology Associates

Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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