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Zachary C. Dietch, M.D., MBA

Zachary C. Dietch, M.D., MBA

Clinical Fellow (PGY-7)
Abdominal Transplant Surgery

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  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 2004
  • George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, M.D., 2011
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business, M.B.A., 2015
  • University of Virginia, General Surgery Residency, 2011-2018

Dr. Zachary Dietch completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Virginia and is currently an Abdominal Transplant Fellow at the University of California, San Francisco.

Most recent publications from a total of 17
  1. Guerrier JB, Dietch ZC, Schirmer BD, Hallowell PT. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Is Associated with Lower 30-Day Morbidity Versus Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: an Analysis of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP. Obes Surg. 2018 Nov; 28(11):3567-3572. View in PubMed
  2. Guidry CA, Shah PM, Dietch ZC, Elwood NR, Krebs ED, Mehaffey JH, Sawyer RG. Recent Anti-Microbial Exposure Is Associated with More Complications after Elective Surgery. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2018 Jul; 19(5):473-479. View in PubMed
  3. Guidry CA, Hranjec T, Shah PM, Dietch ZC, Hassinger TE, Elwood NR, Sawyer RG. Aggressive Antimicrobial Initiation for Suspected Intensive Care Unit-Acquired Infection Is Associated with Decreased Long-Term Survival after Critical Illness. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2017 Aug/Sep; 18(6):664-669. View in PubMed
  4. Dietch ZC, Schirmer BD, Hallowell PT. Simultaneous conversion of gastric band to sleeve gastrectomy is associated with increased postoperative complications: an analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Surg Endosc. 2017 12; 31(12):5228-5233. View in PubMed
  5. Shah PM, Edwards BL, Dietch ZC, Sawyer RG, Schroen AT. Relationship of a Second Professional Degree to Research Productivity of General Surgery Residents. J Surg Educ. 2017 Jan - Feb; 74(1):124-130. View in PubMed
  6. Dietch Z, Young JS, Young SD. Analysis of Profit and Loss by Injury Severity over 20 Years at a University Level I Trauma Center. Am Surg. 2016 Jul; 82(7):644-8. View in PubMed
  7. Guidry CA, Davies SW, Willis RN, Dietch ZC, Shah PM, Sawyer RG. Operative Start Time Does Not Affect Post-Operative Infection Risk. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Oct; 17(5):547-51. View in PubMed
  8. Dietch ZC, Duane TM, Cook CH, O'Neill PJ, Askari R, Napolitano LM, Namias N, Watson CM, Dent DL, Edwards BL, Shah PM, Guidry CA, Davies SW, Willis RN, Sawyer RG. Obesity Is Not Associated with Antimicrobial Treatment Failure for Intra-Abdominal Infection. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Aug; 17(4):412-21. View in PubMed
  9. Dietch ZC, Petroze RT, Thames M, Willis R, Sawyer RG, Williams MD. The "high-risk" deep venous thrombosis screening protocol for trauma patients: Is it practical? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Dec; 79(6):970-5; discussion 975. View in PubMed
  10. Davies SW, Efird JT, Guidry CA, Dietch ZC, Willis RN, Shah PM, Sawyer RG. Top Guns: The "Maverick" and "Goose" of Empiric Therapy. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2016 Feb; 17(1):38-47. View in PubMed
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  1. Dietch ZC, Sawyer RG. Management of Renal Trauma – A 10-year Experience, University of Virginia Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, Charlottesville, VA, Poster presentation, April 2012
  2. Dietch ZC, et al. Impact of In-Hospital Reoperation On Mortality, Morbidity and Resource Utilization By Surgical Specialty, Virginia Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Virginia Beach, VA, Oral presentation, May 2013
  3. Dietch ZC, Guidry CA, Davies SA, Sawyer RG. Hypoalbuminemia Is Disproportionately Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Obese Elective Surgical Patients. University of Virginia Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, Charlottesville, VA, Poster presentation, April 2014
  4. Dietch ZC, Guidry CA, Davies SA, Sawyer RG. Hypoalbuminemia Is Disproportionately Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Obese Elective Surgical Patients. Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, Oral presentation, May 2014
  5. Dietch ZC, Edwards B, Thames M, Shah P, Williams MD, Sawyer RG. Lower Extremity DVT Screening is Not Associated with Improved Outcomes in Trauma Patients. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oral Presentation, February 2015
  6. Dietch ZC, Bodily S, Schirmer B, Sawyer RG. Research Training During Residency May Cost General Surgeons at least 6.3% of Lifetime Wealth. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Oral Presentation, February 2015
  7. Dietch ZC, Edwards B, Guidry CA, Davies SW, Sawyer RG. Preoperative Hypoalbuminemia is Associated with Increased Hospital Costs in Elective Surgical Patients. Southeastern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN, Poster Presentation, February 2015
  8. Dietch ZC, Petroze R, Thames M, Willis R, Sawyer RG, Williams MD. The "High-Risk" DVT Screening Protocol for Trauma Patients – Is it practical? Earl Young Presentation at the Western Trauma Association Annual Meeting, Telluride, CO, Oral Presentation, March 2015
  9. Dietch ZC, Edwards BL, Shah PM, Guidry CA, Davies SW, Willis RN, Sawyer RG. Obesity is not associated with antimicrobial treatment failure for intra-abdominal infection. Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting Plenary Session, Westlake Village, CA, Oral Presentation, May 2015
  10. Dietch ZC, Will JM, Lichtendahl KC, Jones RS, Grushka-Cockayne Y, Sawyer RG. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing For Enhanced Surgical Risk Prediction. Academic Surgical Congress Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, Oral Presentation, February 2016.
  11. Dietch ZC, Will JM, Lichtendahl KC, Jones RS, Grushka-Cockayne Y, Sawyer RG. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing For Enhanced Surgical Risk Prediction. University of Virginia Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, Charlottesville, VA, Oral Presentation, April 2016.
  12. Dietch ZC, Guidry CA, Davies SW, Shah PM, Sawyer RG. Machine Learning and Cloud Computing Enable Enhanced Prediction of Surgical Site Infection. Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, FL, Oral Presentation, May 2016.
  13. Dietch ZC, Hallowell PT. Simultaneous Conversion of Gastric Band to Sleeve Gastrectomy is Associated with Increased Postoperative Complications: An Analysis of the American College of Surgeons NSQIP. SAGES Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, Oral Presentation, March 2017.
  14. Elwood NR, Dietch ZC, Guidry CA, Shah PM, Sawyer RG. Locoregional Anesthesia is Associated with Reduced Infectious and Overall Complications in Open Inguinal Hernia Repair. Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Oral Presentation, May 2017.
  15. Dietch ZC, Shahbazov R, Nickkholgh A, Agarwal A, Maluf DG, Brayman KL, Pelletier SJ. Locoregional Anesthesia is Associated with Reduced Complications in Patients with Cirrhosis Undergoing Open Inguinal Hernia Repair. 2017 Joint International Congress of ILTS, ELITA & LICAGE, Prague, Czech Republic, Oral Presentation, May 2017.
  16. Dietch ZC, Elwood NR, Krebs ED, Hassinger TE, Popovsky K, Hedrick T, Sawyer RG. Obtaining Cultures in Community-Acquired Intra-abdominal Infection is not Associated with Outcome. University of Virginia Department of Surgery Resident Research Day, Charlottesville, VA, Poster Presentation, April 2018.
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  1. Dietch ZC, Shah PM, Sawyer RG. "Intra-abdominal infection." Critical Care. Scientific American Surgery. Ashley SW, Ed. Decker Intellectual Properties, Hamilton, ON, 2016. http://www.sciamsurgery.com, January 2016.
  2. Shah PM, Dietch ZC, Sawyer RG. "The Inflammatory Response." Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. Ed. Townsend, Courtney M. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders, 2017. 25-43. Print.

 

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