Charles S. Dietrich, III, MD

4.93 out of 5

Conditions

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer-staging procedures
  • Complex hysterectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Radical pelvic dissection
  • Robot-assisted laparoscopic procedures
    • Tumor cytoreductive surgery

About

Charles S. Dietrich III, MD, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii and a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at UK.

Dietrich is board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology and in the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology. He joined the UK Markey Cancer Center Division of Gynecologic Oncology after retiring as a colonel from the U.S. Army. During his military career, he served as a general surgeon during Operation Iraqi Freedom and as a battalion surgeon during Operation New Dawn.

Dietrich’s interests include novel treatments for gynecologic malignancies, robotic surgery and humanitarian missions. He recently co-led a medical mission to Bangladesh to support USAID efforts to eradicate fistula in the South Asian country.

Dietrich holds an appointment as associate professor in obstetrics and gynecology in the UK College of Medicine. His primary research focus is on HPV genotypes in cervical cancer patients from geographically remote regions, ovarian cancer screening and novel ovarian cancer treatments.

He is active in the Society of Gynecologic Oncology and is a board examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Personal Statement

I have been a practicing gynecologic oncologist since 2006, and I am thrilled to be back at the University of Kentucky. I was drawn to gynecologic oncology because it allows for a highly personalized approach – one physician directs both the surgical and medical aspects of cancer treatment while working with a multidisciplinary team. When patients come to see me, my goal is to partner with them as we navigate through treatment options and to provide state-of-the-art cancer care.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Training & Education

Degree

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

Fellowship

Gynecological Oncology, University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

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Ratings & Reviews

4.93 out of 5
27 Reviews

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.

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    They go beyond their services.

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    They bring me comfort in a uneasy time

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    Dr. Dietrich was very thorough, took his time to explain things the way I could understand. He also answered all of my questions and eased my mind on any concern I had. My first visit was a very positive experience. I would recommend him to anyone.

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    I could not ask for a more caring or capable attentive physician than Dr Dietrich and his staff.

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    Dr Dietrich answered all my questions with clarity and concern.
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      He is an awesome doctor
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      Doctor explained treatment plan well
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      I have much respect for Dr. Dietrich. He has always listened to my concerns and questions.
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      The whole staff is wonderful.
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      Dr. Dietrich and the staff were very kind and compassionate Appeared genuinely concerned about me and very real.
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      I have complete confidence under the care of *Dr. Dietrich and his staff.
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      I have the best doctor a person could have, *Dr. Charles Dietrich he is wonderful, kind and cares for his patient. I just thank God for him he has been a real blessing. Thank you *Dr. Dietrich
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      Very good service.
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      Dr Dietrich is always very patient and listens. I had a list of concerns and he took his time and addressed every one of them. For some he didn't have answers and I appreciated his candor. He didn't male anything up, just said he'd get back with me and let me know.
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      Dr. Deitrich was very willing to include my husband while explaining the results and explaining further monitoring. The associates were extremely helpful in making sure he was directed to the room.
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      They were very considerate and explained the situation
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      I am very thankful for the ovarian screening clinic. I think they were able to catch my issues early. I plan to be a strong advocate for it.
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      The doctor went over all of my options and answered all of my questions. I was less concerned about my situation after speaking with Dr. Dietrich and feel confident in the care options I've chosen.
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      Dr Dietrich was great
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      *Dr. Dietrich - very precise answered all our questions. I am a cancer patient. He keeps us updated after every test. I would definitely recommend him.
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      The resident was great, and Dr. Dietrich was excellent as always.
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      All I can say is *Dr. Dietrich saved my life and I am so thankful for him.
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      Dr. Dietrich is the best! Dr. Dietrich takes my thoughts and concerns into account when developing a treatment plan for me. When I needed to reach him after hours during my chemotherapy treatment, he never made me feel like I was bothering him. Grateful for his kind heart, tremendous knowledge, and supportive nature.
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      *Dr. Charles Dietrich has always taken really good care of me. Explains things really well. Calls about results of test.
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      Excellent care and concern of physician
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      *Dr. Dietrich thorough explained my problem, gave me options, recommendation for follow through til next appt.
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      Good.