Kennita Burns-Johnson

last updated 3/6/2018

Kennita Burns-Johnson

General Surgeon at DuBois Regional Medical Center

204 Hospital Avenue, Du Bois, Pennsylvania, United States
HQ Phone:
(814) 371-2200

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Gallbladder Disease | Penn Highlands Healthcare

Dr. Kennita Burns-Johnson, general surgeon at Penn Highlands Clearfield, recommends that patients maintain a healthy weight and diet.
"Try to control cholesterol and fat intake," Burns-Johnson suggested. "Not all gallstones are controllable, but for those that are, the best advice is to manage your diet and really pay attention to cholesterol." As indicated by Burns-Johnson, an unhealthy diet, such as one high in calories and low in fiber, can be a significant risk factor for gallstones and gallbladder disease. Dr. Kennita Burns-Johnson, General Surgeon at Penn Highlands Clearfield conducts an examination of a patient's abdomen. Burns-Johnson also stressed the importance of setting fear to the side in order to obtain treatment. "These issues won't get better or go away on their own," she said. "The first step would be to obtain a medical history and conduct a physical exam, including an exam of the patient's belly," said Burns-Johnson.

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