Dr. John Dietz Jr, MD

Dr. John Dietz Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. John Dietz Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8450 Northwest Blvd

Indianapolis, IN 46278

Contact Information

(317) 802-2875

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dietz Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spine Disorders
very high
more than 93% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Dietz Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dietz Jr "Dr. Dietz graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1979 with a concentration in civil engineering as a distinguished scholar. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine in 1984. He then completed an internship in general surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington in 1985 and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Madigan in 1991. He was named "Outstanding Resident Teacher" at Madigan Army Medical Center in 1988. He also completed a fellowship in spine surgery at Swedish Hospital Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 1991. Dr. Dietz is an inventor and has been awarded patents on surgical instruments used in endoscopic spine surgery. He has authored many articles published in medical journals and has presented at numerous national meetings of orthopedic surgeons. A former Army orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Dietz is still active in the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is also active in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society and the Scoliosis Research Society. Since 1999, Dr. Dietz has served on the OrthoIndy Board of Directors. He also served as chairman of the OrthoIndy Hospital Board from 2002 to 2013. In 2013, Dr. Dietz received the national Spine Leadership Award from Becker's Hospital Review. Since 2007, he has served on the Board of Physician Hospitals of America. "
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • United States Military Academy At West Point
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Madigan Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Swedish Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dietz Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dietz Jr's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dietz Jr to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Dietz Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Dietz - Wow, what can I say other than a wonderful doctor, Kind, Caring and does something that is missing these days, he LISTENS to his patients, a lost skill by many a doctor. My mother had been suffering for years with sometimes debilitating back pain, many doctors just wanted to push pills,...more
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Dr. Dietz inherited me as a patient in pretty bad shape after nearly a year of being misdiagnosed by another Dr. who ultimately told me "I would be permanently paralyzed. I needed to come to terms with that" Dr. Dietz clearly described what my issue was and what my options where and what was the...more
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Thank you for your feedback, Mark.

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He is a Great Doctor, I had back surgery on my back and I have no pain after 4 month. He has a great mater about himself. I would let him do surgery on me anytime .
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Thank you for the review, Dale.

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