Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 67

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 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dietzen has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea 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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Frequently Treated by Dr. Dietzen

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Dietzen treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Dietzen treats other conditions, please contact the office at (870) 863-6444.

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.

Dr. Dietzen is experienced in the area of Obstructive Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Asthma
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Dr. Dietzen is experienced in the area of Pulmonary Vascular Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Pulmonary Embolism
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High
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Very High
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Sleep Apnea

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 Apnea specialists.

Dr. Dietzen is experienced in the area of Sleep Apnea. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sleep Apnea
Sleep Study
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Frequency
High
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Very High
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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.

Dr. Dietzen is experienced in the area of Interstitial Lung Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Bronchitis
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
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Dr. Dietzen's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Dietzen accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Dietzen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dietzen

3.4

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Usually a long wait but well worth it. We are fortunate he practices in this area.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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C. L. Fincher in Camden, AR – Jul 09, 2018
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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
1 person found this helpful
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Amy Johnson in Crossett, AR. – Oct 29, 2017
Dr. Dietzen is very knowledgeable and thorough. I wish all physicians had these qualities.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
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3 people found this helpful
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Kathryn M. in El Dorado, AR – Feb 05, 2016

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD is a Pulmonologist in El Dorado, AR and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dietzen has more experience...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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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Dietzen frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep Apnea. See all practice areas where Dr. Dietzen specializes.

Where is Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD's office located?

Dr. Dietzen's office is located at 403 W Oak St Ste 302, El Dorado, AR 71730. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Richard Dietzen, MD offer telehealth services?

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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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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Dietzen is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Ashley County Medical Center

Crossett, AR

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

Medical Center Of South Arkansas

El Dorado, AR

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average