Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Dietzen

Richard E Dietzen MD PA

403 W Oak St Ste 302 El Dorado, AR 71730

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(870) 863-6444

Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD is a Pulmonologist in El Dorado, AR and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dietzen has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ashley County Medical Center and Medical Center Of South Arkansas. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dietzen to book an appointment.


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Dr. Dietzen accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 94% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Emphysema more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 80% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Bronchitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Bronchitis more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 99% more than similar doctors

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TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Sleep Apnea more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 79% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Shortness of Breath more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dietzen treats Primary Pulmonary Hypertension more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Dietzen treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

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Dr. Dietzen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

Dr. Dietzen's Reviews

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3.4

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  • Appointment scheduling (3)
  • Office environment (3)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
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Usually a long wait but well worth it. We are fortunate he practices in this area.
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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C. L. Fincher in Camden, AR – Jul 09, 2018
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I love Dr. Dietzen he is a wonderful Dr. and spends ample amount of time with each patient he explains in detail the troubles you are having an issues the medication or treatment to eleviate the problems although wait time is a little long he will give you the same attention when he sees you. I would highly recommend this clinic to everyone in need of treatment. Oh and the staff is amazing.
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Amy Johnson in Crossett, AR. – Oct 29, 2017
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Dr. Dietzen is very knowledgeable and thorough. I wish all physicians had these qualities.
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Biography

Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD is a Pulmonologist in El Dorado, AR and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dietzen has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

1987
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Medical University of South Carolina Medical Ctr
Residency Hospital
1981
Shands Hospital at the University of Florida
Internship Hospital
1980
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Richard E Dietzen MD PA

Union County Rural Pediatric Clinic403 W Oak St Ste 302 El Dorado, AR 71730
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Practice

Medical Center of South Arkansas700 W Grove St El Dorado, AR 71730
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Ashley County Medical Center

Crossett, AR

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

Medical Center Of South Arkansas

El Dorado, AR

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average