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Nicholas E . Dietz, MD

Associate Professor

Nicholas Dietz

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School of Medicine
Pathology
CUMC - Creighton University Medical Center

Nicholas E . Dietz, MD

Associate Professor

Teaching Interests

  • Anatomic and Surgical Pathology

Research Focus

Inflammatory Mechanisms of Arthritis
Surgical Pathology

Department

Pathology

Position

Associate Professor

Articles

  • National Library of Medicine
    Cam Nguyen, Nicholas Dietz Lung Mass With Massive Hemoptysis: Treatment Without Tissue Diagnosis
    109 2021
  • Cureus
    Nguyen C, Larsen NK, Dietz N, Sirineni G, Balters M. Pulmonary Atypical Adenomatous Hyperplasia: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Implications. Cureus. 2019;11(11):e6079. Published 2019 Nov 5. doi:10.7759/cureus.6079. PMID: 31853430 PMCID: PMC6894895 DOI: 10.7759/cureus.6079
    11(11) 2019
  • Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
    Dongpo M. Salas, MD; Nail Alouch, MD. Small Bowel Obstruction With Incidental Heterotopic Mesenteric Ossification (Poster No. 84) Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. 2019 CAP Meeting. Department of Pathology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska. 2019 CAP Meeting, Archives of Pathology & Laboaratory Medicine, September 2019 Volume 143, Issue 9 2019
  • CAP 2019
    Dongpo M. Salas MD, Ly Luu MD, Nicholas Dietz, MD.Rare Case of Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma of Sublingual Gland: A Case Report. 2019 CAP Meeting 2019
  • Urology Case Report
    Nguyen C, Leslie S, Gross J, Dietz N, Lele SM, Sirineni G. Penile cancer withpositive nodes: A case of HPV p16-positivity and its significance, implication ofdata from head and neck cancer. doi:10.1016/j.eucr.2019.101009. eCollection 2019 Nov. PubMed PMID: 31516836; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC6737329. 
    27, p. 101009 2019
  • Front. Oncology
    Abdo J, Wichman CS, Dietz NE, Ciborowski P, Fleegel J, Mittal SK, Agrawal DK.Corrigendum: Discovery of Novel and Clinically Relevant Markers in Formalin-FixedParaffin-Embedded Esophageal Cancer Specimen. Front Oncol. 2019 Apr 12;9:273.doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00273. eCollection 2019. PubMed PMID: 31032230; PubMedCentral PMCID: PMC6474362.  2019
  • J Surg Case Rep
    Voth E, Serio S, Gross J, Singh A, Dietz N, Nandipati K. Solitary fibroustumor of the stomach with high-grade sarcomatous dedifferentiation. J Surg CaseRep. 2018 Nov 19;2018(11):rjy307. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjy307. eCollection 2018 Nov.PubMed PMID: 30473761; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6240737.  2018
  • Frontiers in Oncology
    Joe Abdo, Christopher S. Wichman, Nicholas E. Dietz, Pawel Ciborowski, John Fleegel, Sumeet K. Mittal, Devendra K Agrawal. Discovery of Novel and Clinically Relevant Markers in Formalin-fixed Paraffin-embedded Esophageal Cancer Specimen Doi:10.3389fonc.2018.00157. PMID: 29868478 ISSN:  2234943X
    8, p. 157 2018
  • Journal Biomedical Material Research
    Rai V, Dilisio MF, Dietz NE, Agrawal DK. Recent Strategies in Cartilage Repair: A Systemic Review of the Scaffold Development and Tissue Engineering. J Biomed Mater Res A.  [Epub ahead of print] Review. PubMed PMID: 28387995.  ISSN: 15493296
    doi:10.1002/jbm.a.36087 2017
  • Arthritis Res. Ther.
    Vikrant Rai, M.B.B.S., Nicholas E. Dietz, M.D., Matthew F. Dilisio, M.D., Mohamed M. Radwan, M.D., Devendra K. Agrawal, Ph.D. (Biochem), Ph.D. (Med Sci), MBA. Vitamin D Attenuates Inflammation, Fatty infiltration and Cartilage Loss in the Knee of Hyperlipidemic Microswine. Arthritis Research Therapy. Currently in-press. Examined all histologic, immunofluorescent and immunohistochemically stained slides and participated in generating that data.  I edited the entire manuscript with a primary focus on the methods section and image captions.  ISSN: 14786354 2016
  • Head and Neck Pathology
    Liyan Xu, Elza Matrova & Nicholas E. Dietz. Mycobacterium Avium Infection of Nasal Septum in a Diabetic Adult - A Case Report. Epub 6/20/2016.  Presented as a poster at the 2014 CAP meeting. 
    DOI: 10.1007/s12105-016-0738-1, p. PMID: 27325235 2016
  • Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
    Finosh Thankam, Matthew Dilisio, Kaitlin Dougherty, Nicholas E. Dietz; Devendra K. Agrawal. Triggering Receptor Expressed on Myeloid Cells and 5′Adenosine Monophosphate-activated Protein kinase in the Inflammatory Response: a Potential Therapeutic Target 
    DOI: 1080/1744666X.2016.1196138, p. PMID: 27266327 2016
  • Endocrine Practice
    Valentina D. Tarasova, MD, Niru N. Nahar, MBBS, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, Robert R. Recker, MD, Robert J. Anderson, MD. Unique Occurrence and Course in a Patient with Pten Hamartoma Tumor Syndrome and Graves Disease. Presented as a poster at the ATA 2013 meeting. Assisted Dr. Nahar in writing the pathology portion of the manuscript, taking photographs of histologic slides and writing captions for the histologic images.ISSN:1530891X
    12, p. 1358-60 PMID: 25533138. 2014

Publications

  • Female Pelvic Med Reconstructive Surgery
    A Novel Presentation of Bladder Mass: Self-palpation by a Patient With Cystocele PMID: 28991809 2017
  • Expert Review of Clinical Immunology
    Rai, V., Dietz, N.E., Agrawal D.K., Immunological basis for treatment of graft versus host disease after liver transplant.  ISSN 1744666X
    12 (5) 2017
  • PLoS One
    Finosh G Thankam, PhD, Chandra S. Boosani, Ph.D., Matthew F. Dilisio, MD, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, and Devendra K. Agrawal, PhD.  MicroRNAs associated with shoulder tendon matrisome disorganization in glenohumeral arthritis.  ISSN:  19326203
    11(12):e0168077. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168077 2016
  • PLoS One
    Finosh Thankam, Matthew Dilisio, Nicholas E. Dietz; Devendra K. Agrawal. TREM-1, HMGB1 and RAGE in the Shoulder Tendon: Dual Mechanisms for Inflammation Based on the Coincidence of Glenohumeral Arthritis.  ISSN: 19326203
    11(10): e0165492. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165492. PMID: 27792788, p. PMID: 27792788 2016

Presentations

  • Sessile Serrated Adenoma of the Appendix with High-Grade Dysplasia and Rupture: A Case Report.  Clay Jarrell, MD, Nicholas Dietz, MD. Department of Pathology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.  2019 CAP Meeting. Department of Pathology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.  2019 CAP Meeting 2019
  • Rare Case of Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma of Sublingual Gland: A Case Report. Dongpo M. Salas MD, Ly Luu MD, Nicholas Dietz, MD. Department of Pathology, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.  2019 CAP Meeting 2019
  • Dali Huang, MBBS; Teddi Tubre, MD; Seunghyug Kwon, MD, Wayne E. Penka, MD, Agnes G. Colanta, MD, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD “Importance of Diagnosing Solid Papillary Carcinoma of the Breast for Surgical Management” College of American Pathologist, Chicago ILL, 22-23,Oct.,2018 Poster Presentation:  2018
  • John M. Gross, MD; Nick Dietz, MD. A Rare Case of Translocation-Negative Extraskeletal Myxoid Chrondrosarcoma (Poster No. 148). College of American Pathologist, Chicago ILL, 22-23,Oct.,2018. 2018
  • Seunghyug Kwon, MD, MPH; Nicholas E. Dietz, MD. A Case of Gliosarcoma Extension Into Dermis in a Young Adult (Poster No. 8). College of American Pathologist, Chicago ILL, 22-23,Oct.,2018. 2018
  • Dietz N. Thyroid neoplasms in the molecular age. Patholgoy Grand Rounds, CUMC Bergan Mercy, Omaha NE. 2018
  • Outcome of Quality Improvement of HER2 FISH Test of Invasive Breast Carcinoma by Utilizing Checklist.  Jason Shen MD, Joseph Knezetic PhD, Nicholas Dietz MD Presented at United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology meeting. 2018
  • AP Lecture - Prostate Pathology 2016
  • Grand Rounds Hereditary Cancer Syndromes of the Female Genitourinary (CUMC-OMA) 2016
  • AP Lecture Bladder Pathology 2016
  • The Art of Teaching Small Groups - Effective Strategies for Success (CUMC-OMA 2016
  • Journal Club (CUMC-OMA) 2016
  • Quality Symposium - GME Conference (CUMC-OMA) 2016
  • Spring Meeting - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-NE, ASCP, CLMA Great Plains Chapter, and PAMET-USA Nebraska Chapter. Molecular Testing of Colon Cancer: Current Concepts and Future Avenues of Testing, 2016
  • Grand Rounds: Premalignant Papillary Problems of the Pancreatobiliary Tract 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Maxillary Antrolith: A Rare Sequele Of Chronic Sinusitis. John Gross, MD; Nicholas E Dietz, MD. 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation,  in Nashville, TN. Cutaneous apocrine adenocarcinoma presenting as an axillary abscess Randall Bissessar, MD1; Niru N. Nahar, MBBS1; Scott R. Lauer, MD2; Nicholas E. Dietz, MD1; Agnes B. Colanta, MD1. 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Mullerian Inclusion Cysts in an Intramammillary Lymph Node : Mimicking Breast Cancer Abdullah N. Alsuwaidan, MBBS, D(ABMLI), Nicholas E Dietz , MD. 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. BRAF V600E mutation-positive papillary thyroid microcarcinoma presenting as mediastinal lymphadenopathy: a challenging cytopathologic diagnosis. Jian Shen, MD, Liyan Xu, MD, Nicholas E. Dietz, MD, Agnes B. Colanta, MD. 2015
  • CAP 2015 meeting Poster Presentation, in Nashville, TN. Primary Gas Gangrene of the Pancreas. Neelima Kandula, MBBS; Nicholas E Dietz, MD. 2015
  • Pancreatic Neoplasia: An Update. Objectives: 1 List the most genetic alterations associated with pancreatic neoplasia. 2. Utilize immunohistochemical testing to aid in the diagnosis of pancreatic neoplasms and possible pancreatic metastases. 3. Identify possible avenues of molecular testing in pancreatic neoplasms. 2015
  • Sleep Deprivation 2014
  • College of American Pathologists (CAP) in Chicago, Illinois. Poster presented at the 2014 Meeting: Mycobacterium Avium Infection of Nasal Septum in an Immunocompetent Adult. Liyan Xu, Nicholas E Dietz, Elza Matrova, Niru Nahar. 2014

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Award
    Voted on by residents
    CUMC SOM Department of Pathology
  • Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Faculty Member
    Your AΩA chapter chose you from among your peers based on your high academic achievement and your demonstration of leadership, professionalism, research, teaching, and service. This is a great honor and a reflection of your accomplishments. AΩA currently has 130 chapters in medical schools in the United States and Lebanon. More than fifty-five AΩA members have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and in Chemistry. About seventy-five percent of deans of U.S. medical schools are AΩA members.
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award
    Voted on by residents.
    CUMC SOM Department of Pathology