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Dolores (Dee) J. Polito, APRN, CNM

Director/Chief Midwife at UK Midwife Clinic
| 4.79 out of 5
34 ratings | 10 comments
Dee Polito, APRN
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • About

    Dee Polito received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. She received a certificate in midwifery from Frontier Nursing University in 1997 and is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board. She is currently enrolled in the DNP program at UK's College of Nursing with a focus on Clinical Leadership. Dee serves as the Treasurer of the Kentucky Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives.

    Personal Statement

    I believe women and families should be treated as I would want myself or one of my daughters to be treated. Pregnancy and birth are monumental life events for a family, and I am an advocate for family-centered care. I decided to become a certified nurse midwife many years ago after caring for women during birth because I wanted to be a part of their greater journey.

    When my husband Rob and I are not in Lexington, we love being outdoors and can be found in our cabin in the Red River Gorge. I enjoy hiking, quilting and spending time with my three children, who I consider to be my greatest achievements.

    Degree

    APRN, Case Western Reserve University, School of Nursing, Cleveland

    CNM, Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, Hyden, Ky.

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Midwifery Certification Board

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Certification - DEA Waiver Certified

  • Awards

    Kitty Ernst Scholarship, 1997, Frontier Nursing University

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.79 out of 5
    34 ratings |10 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    June, 2019
    Excellent experience.

    May, 2019
    The OB/GYN *Lex mid wife *Cline had restored my faith in UK HealthCare. It is open enrollment time, and even as an employee at UKHC, I'm only staying UK HMD because the care I've received at this office is above & beyond what I've gotten anywhere. All offices should be modeled off this one. Patient receive exceptional care from considerate HUMANS in a CLEAN ENVIRONMENT.

    January, 2019
    overall great experience. I was happy with the care and it was apparent that the staff works as a cohesive team.

    January, 2019
    We were really impressed with how they called back the same day with results- even on the weekend after office hours!

    January, 2019
    The staff at UK Midwives is the best I have ever received in all my experience with any healthcare provider.

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  • Awards

    Kitty Ernst Scholarship, 1997, Frontier Nursing University

  • Locations

    Midwife Clinic

    UK Midwife Clinic
    141 N. Eagle Creek Drive
    Suite 200
    Lexington, KY 40509
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

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