Jennifer E. Dietrich, MSc, MD

Specialty

Adolescent Gynecology

Phone: 832-822-2778

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Texas Children's Hospital

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Louisville School of Medicine fellowship Pediatric & Adolescent Gyn 2006
University of Louisville School of Medicine masters Master of Public Health 2006
Baylor College of Medicine residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004
Medical College of Wisconsin medical school Doctor of Medicine 2000

About

Jennifer E. Dietrich MD, MSc is an Associate Professor in the Department of OB/GYN and Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She is the Fellowship Director and Division Director for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and is Chief of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She obtained her Medical Degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin.  She completed residency in OB/GYN at Baylor College of Medicine and went on to complete her Fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at University of Louisville.  During fellowship, she obtained a Master’s in Public Health and Clinical Investigation. 

She has been a member of North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) for more than a decade and involved in the Education Committee, the NASPAG Board, the Focused Practice Committee, the Fellowship Directors SIG, the Ad Hoc Coding Committee and is one of the past Annual Clinical and Scientific Program Meeting chairs. In April of 2017, she became the President of NASPAG.  She is passionate about NASPAG and all the organization has to offer clinicians, trainees and patients. Additionally, she currently serves as the Associate Editor in Gynecology for the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.  

The field of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology is quickly growing and as such the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology has launched an MOC program related to this field as well as a focused practice examination, both of which she has been involved in as a key committee member for the past 3 years.  

At her academic institution, she has focused her efforts on both education and clinical aspects of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, with interests in bleeding disorders, pubertal concerns and congenital reproductive tract anomalies. Because of an interest in quality and outcomes, she has completed Advanced Quality Improvement Training. Finally, she obtained a Mini MBA in Healthcare at Rice University as she is always looking toward the future for growth and innovation in her division

Organization

Organization Name Role
Adolescent Health Care Committee for ACOG Board Member
Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) Member
National Hemophilia Foundation for ACOG Liaison
North American Society for and International Federation of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG and IFEPAG) President; Member
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Special Interest Group for American Society of Reproductive Medicine Program Chair

Selected Publications

Childress KJ, Perez-Milicua G, Hakim J, Adeyemi-Fowode O, Bercaw-Pratt JL, Santos XM, Dietrich JE.  Intraoperative Rupture of Ovarian Dermoid Cysts in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population: Should this Change your Surgical Management?  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Mar 20. pii: S1083-3188(17)30267-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.03.139.

Dietrich JE, Adeyemi O, Hakim J, Santos X, Bercaw-Pratt JL, Bournat JC, Chen CH, Jorgez CJ.  Paratubal Cyst Size Correlates with Obesity and Dysregulation of the Wnt signaling pathway.J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Apr 26. pii: S1083-3188(16)30256-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.04.002.

Adeyemi-Fowode OA, Dietrich JE.  Assessing the experience of vaginal dilator use and potential barrier to ongoing use among a focus group of women with MRKH.  J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Feb 16. pii: S1083-3188(17)30048-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2017.02.002.

Childress K, Dietrich JE.  Pediatric Ovarian Torsion.  Surg Clin NA  2017; 97(1): 209-221.

Wu, H, et. Al.  Juvenile Granulosa cell tumor of the ovary: a clinicopathologic study.  JPAG. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2017 Feb;30(1):138-143. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.09.008.

Perez-Milicua G, Hakim J, Adeyemi O, Dietrich JE.  Longitudinal vaginal septum resection using the ligasure device.  JPAG 2016; doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.06.002.

Davis-Kankanamge C, Bercaw-Pratt JL, Santos XM, Dietrich JE.   Crohn’s disease and gynecologic manifestation in young females.  JPAG. 2016.  doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.04.002.

Adeyemi O, Mansouri R, Dietrich JE. Gynecologic findings in Goltz syndrome: a case series. Am J Genetics Semin Med Genetics  2016; 172(1): 64-6.

Adeyemi-Fowode, O, Santos XM, Dietrich JE, Srivaths L.  Levonorgestrel intrauterine device use in adolescent females with heavy menstrual bleeding and bleeding disorders: single institution review.  JPAG 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.04.001.

Abbas P, Dietrich JE, Francis JA, Brandt ML, Lopez ME.  Ovarian sparing surgery in pediatric benign ovarian tumors. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol  2016.  doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2016.03.00.

Srivaths L, Dietrich JE. Prothrombotic risk factors and preventive strategies in adolescent venous thromboembolism.  Clin Appl Thromb Hemost  2016; pii:1076029616631428.

Mansouri R, Dietrich JE.  Regression of adenomyosis on magnetic resonance imaging after a course of hormonal suppression in adolescents: a case series.  JPAG  2015; 28(6):437-40.

Santos XM, Dietrich JE.  Obstructed hemivagina with ipsilateral renal anomaly.  JPAG 2016; 29(1): 7-10.

McCann-Crosby B, Chen MJ, Lyons SK, Lin Y, Axelrad M, Dietrich JE, Sutton VR, Macias CG, Gunn S, Karaviti L.  Non classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia: targets of treatment and transition.  Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 2014; 12(2):224-38.

Mansouri R, Dietrich JE.  Post-operative course and complications after pull through vaginoplasty for distal vaginal atresia.  JPAG 2014.  Doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2014.12.007.

Dietrich JE, Srivaths LV.  Navigating hormones and gynecologic concerns among adolescent females in the setting of thrombophilia.  JPAG  Epub 5/2015. DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpag.2015.05.005.

Abbas PI, Elder SC, Mehollin-Ray A, Braverman RM, Lopez ME, Francis JA, Dietrich JE.  Ovarian Lesions Volumes as a screening tool for malignancy in adolescent ovarian tumors.  J Pediatr Surg.  2015; 50(11):1933-6.

Srivaths LV, Dietrich JE, Yee DL, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Mahoney D.  Oral tranexamic acid versus combined oral contraceptives for adolescent heavy menstrual bleeding: a pilot study.  JPAG  2015; 28(4): 254-7.

Rieger MM, Santos XM, Sangi-Haghpeykay, Bercaw JL, Dietrich JE.  Laparoscopic outcomes for pelvic pathology in children and adolescents among patients presenting to the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology clinic.  JPAG.  2015; 28(3):157-62.

Granada C, Sokkary N, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Dietrich JE.  Labial adhesions and outcomes of office management.  JPAG  2015; 28(2):109-113.

Santos XM, Cass DL, Dietrich JE.  Outcomes following detorsion of torsed adnexa in children.  JPAG 2015; 28(3): 136-8.

Dietrich JE.  The female reproductive tract:  congenital concerns.  Horm Metab Res  2015; 47(5):329-34.

Dietrich JE, Millar DM, Quint EH.  Obstructive reproductive tract anomalies.  JPAG  2014; 27(6):396-402.

Dietrich JE, Millar DM, Quint EH.  Non-obstructive mullerian anomalies.  JPAG 2014; 27(6): 386-394.

Bravo J, Santos X, Wang X, Vandenveyver I, Dietrich JE.  A genome-wide screen for copy number alterations in an adolescent pilot cohort with Mullerian anomalies.  Accepted Fertil Steril2015; 103(2):487-93.