Gabriel Bietz, M.D.

Joined Peripheral Vascular Associates in 2013

General Information

  • American Board of Surgery, Vascular Surgery Certified
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery Certified
  • ATLS, Instructor
  • ACLS
  • RPVI-Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Education and Training

  • 2000 – 2006: M.B.Ch.B.
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Professional Experiences

  • 2006 – 2007: Internship, Categorical General Surgery
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • 2007 – 2011: Residency, General Surgery
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • 2010 – 2011: Administrative Chief Resident, General Surgery
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • 2011 – 2013: Vascular Surgery Fellowship
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Societies and Organizations

  • 2006 – Present: American College of Surgeons Resident Member
  • 2006 – 2011: University of Kentucky Surgical Resident Liaison to the American
    College of Surgeons
  • 2009 – 2010: Association for Surgical Education
  • 2011 – Present: Candidate Member Society for Vascular Surgery
  • 2012 – Present: Candidate Member Southern Association for Vascular Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • 1999 Irish Professors of Botany Award Scientist & Technology Exhibition
  • 2000 Medical Informatics: Gold Medal Awarded for 1st in class
  • 2004 Recipient of the Presidents Medal
  • 2004-2005 President Elect of Student Union Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  • 2009-2011 Surgery Resident Teaching Award University of Kentucky


Peer-Reviewed Publications:
  1. Smyth GP, Bietz G, Eng M, Gibbons N, Hicky DP, Little DM. Long-term outcome of cadaveric renal transplant after treatment of symptomatic lymphocele. J Urol. 2006 Sep; 3(176):1069-1072. PMID:16890692.
  2. Nath RK, Lyons AB, Bietz GJ. Physiological and clinical advantages of median nerve fascicle transfer to the musculocutaneous nerve following brachial plexus root avulsion injury. J Neurosurg 2006 Dec; 6(105):830-834 PMID 17405252
  3. Nath RK, Lyons AB, Bietz GJ. Microneurolysis and decompression of long thoracic nerve injury are effective in scapular winging: long-term results in 50 cases. BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2007 Mar; 8(7):25. PMID: 17343759.
  4. Xenos E, Bietz G, Minion D, Abedi N, Sorial E, Karagiorgos SE, Endean E. Endoluminal thermal ablation versus stripping of the saphenous vein: meta-analysis of recurrence of reflux. Int J Angiol 2009; 18(2):75-78. PMID: 22477498.
  5. McHugh PP, Bietz GJ, Jeon H, Johnston TD, Gedaly R, Ranjan D. Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt to keep vein open. Liver Transpl 2009 May; 5(15):558-560. PMID:19399733.
  6. Xenos ES, Bietz GJ, Davenport DL. Endoluminal versus open repair of descending thoracic aortic rupture: a review of the National Trauma Databank. Ther AdvCardiovasc Dis. 2011 Oct;5(5):221-5. Epub 2011 Aug 15. PubMed PMID: 21844134.
Book Chapter:
  1. Bietz GJ, Zwishenberger JB. (2008). Professional Integrity. In Frezza, E.E. (Ed).
    Professionalism and Surgical Practice (pp 167-176). Woodbury, CT: Cine-Med, Ice.
Other Articles:
  1. Bietz, G.. (2005, March 16). Tsunami Fund by President of RCSI Student Union. Red Cross
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