Christopher P. DeSimone, MD

Director of Robotic Surgery
Associate Residency Director

Clinical interests

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Complex Pelvic Surgery
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery, Including Robotic Assisted Procedures
  • Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Christopher P. DeSimone, MD

Director of Robotic Surgery
Associate Residency Director

Biography

My name is Christopher P. DeSimone; I attended Boston University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in art history. I graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine with high distinction. I completed an OB-GYN residency and Gynecologic Oncology fellowship at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. I am board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in OB-GYN and Gynecologic Oncology.

I am the director of robotic surgery and associate residency director for OB-GYN. I serve on the admissions committee for the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine and is a national board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. My medical interests include robotic surgery, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer. 

Faculty rank

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

Degree
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency
University of Kentucky, Lexington

Fellowship
University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

Markey Cancer Center
Whitney-Hendrickson Building
Third Floor, Room 330A
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0098

Call 859-323-5553
Call 866-340-4488
Fax 859-323-1602

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Lefringhouse JR, Neward E, Ueland FR, Baldwin LA, Miller RW, DeSimone CP, Kryscio RJ, van Nagell JR, Pavlik EJ.
    Probability of fallopian tube and ovarian detection with transvaginal ultrasonography in normal women.
    Womens Health (Lond). 2016 Jun;12(3):303-11.
  2. Elder JW, Pavlik EJ, Long A, Miller RW, DeSimone CP, Hoff JT, Ueland WR, Kryscio RJ, van Nagell JR, Ueland FR.
    Serial ultrasonographic evaluation of ovarian abnormalities with a morphology index.
    Gynecol Oncol. 2014 Oct;135(1):8-12.
  3. Pavlik EJ, Ueland FR, Miller RW, Ubellacker JM, DeSimone CP, Elder J, Hoff J, Baldwin L, Kryscio RJ, van Nagell JR.
    Frequency and disposition of ovarian abnormalities followed with serial transvaginal ultrasonography.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug;122(2 Pt 1):210-7.
  4. Baldwin LA, Huang B, Miller RW, Tucker T, Goodrich ST, Podzielinski I, DeSimone CP, Ueland FR, van Nagell JR, Seamon LG.
    Ten-year relative survival for epithelial ovarian cancer.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep;120(3):612-8.
  5. van Nagell JR, Miller RW, DeSimone CP, Ueland FR, Podzielinski I, Goodrich ST, Elder JW, Huang B, Kryscio RJ, Pavlik EJ.
    Long-term survival of women with epithelial ovarian cancer detected by ultrasonographic screening.
    Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Dec;118(6):1212-21.

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