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Christopher P. DeSimone, MD

Director of Robotic Surgery
Associate Residency Director

Department/Specialty

  • Gynecologic Cancer Team

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinic Information

Markey Cancer Center | Directions »
Whitney-Hendrickson Building, Third Floor
800 Rose Street
Lexington KY 40536
For appointments: 859-257-3428

Clinical Interests

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

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

Additional Information

Profile

Dr. DeSimone attended Boston University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in art history. He graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine with high distinction. He completed an OB-GYN residency and Gynecologic Oncology fellowship at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. Dr. DeSimone is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in OB-GYN and Gynecologic Oncology. Dr. DeSimone is the director of robotic surgery and associate residency director for OB-GYN. He serves 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. His medical interests include robotic surgery, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer.