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Texas Medical Center

Adolescent Gynecology
Phone: 832-822-2778


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Jennifer E. Dietrich, MSc, MD, FACOG

Chief, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Fellowship Program, Baylor College of Medicine
Division Director, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine
CME Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Louisville School of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology 2006
University of Louisville School of Medicine Masters Master of Science, Epidemiology and Clinical Investigation 2006
Baylor College of Medicine Internship/Residency Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004
Medical College of Wisconsin Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2000
Pacific Lutheran University Bachelors Bachelor of Science, Biology; Minor in Chemistry 1994


It is important for me to place the patient at the center of everything that I do. I want to provide individualized care and treatment for each patient and family while providing the most up-to-date information regarding medications and technology advancements. My team of pediatric and adolescent gynecologists is specifically trained to handle the specialized gynecologic conditions that children and adolescents may face. Our goal is not only to provide excellent medical and surgical care but also to provide counseling and education to ensure that our patients receive the highest level of comprehensive care. We are training fellows to become providers for others who need access to our specialty and are committed to research and innovation in the field. We are delighted to take care of you and your child.  

Clinical Interests

Congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract, bleeding and clotting disorders, disorders of puberty, dermatologic conditions of the genitalia, ovarian cysts and masses, minimally invasive surgery in children and adolescents, robotic surgeryMRKH, neovagina and vaginal reconstruction surgery, endometriosis in adolescents

Research Interests

Minimally invasive surgery in children, innovation in surgery, management of ovarian and adnexal torsion, fertility preservation techniques, congenital anomalies of the reproductive tract and genetic implications, heavy menses and hemorrhagic ovarian cysts related to an underlying bleeding/clotting disorder 

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Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Surgical Section Fellow
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) Member
American Gynecological & Obstetrical Society (AGOS) Fellow
American Medical Association (AMA) Member
Harris Country Medical Association Member
North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) Member; Past President
Texas Medical Association Member

Selected Publications

Angad Jolly, Haowei Du, Christelle Borel, Na Chen, Sen Zhao, Christopher M. Grochowski, Ruizhi Duan, Jawid M. Fatih, Moez Dawood, Sejal Salvi, Shalini N. Jhangiani, Donna M. Muzny, André Koch, Konstantinos Rouskas, Stavros Glentis, Efthymios Deligeoroglou, Flora Bacopoulou, Carol A. Wise, Jennifer E. Dietrich, Ignatia B. Van den Veyver, Antigone S. Dimas, Sara Brucker, V. Reid Sutton, Richard A. Gibbs, Stylianos E. Antonarakis, Nan Wu, Zeynep H., Coban-Akdemir, Lan Zhu, Jennifer E. Posey, James R. Lupski. Rare variant enrichemtn analysis supports GREB1L as a contributory driver gener in the etiology of Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome. HCG advances. Accepted 2023.

Brander EP, Keenahan LA, Sangi-Haghpeykar H, Dietrich JE. The effect of the rate of increase of estrogen replacement on bone mineral density accrual in young patients with Turner Syndrome. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2023; S1083-3188(23)00313-3.

Gessner M, Seeland G, Gonzalez DA, Dietrich JE. Telehealth care in a pediatric and adolescent gynecology clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic. JPAG. 2022. 19: S1083-3188 (22) 00335-2.

Hamouie A, Dietrich JE. Imperforate Hymen: Clinical Pearls and Implications of Management. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2022. 65(4):699-707.

Dietrich JE. NASPAG Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Surgery Compensation Survey. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2022 Sep 23:S1083-3188(22)00292-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2022.09.005. Online ahead of print.

Ma C, Chen N, Jolly A, Zhao S, Coban-Akdemir Z, Tian W, Kang J, Ye Y, Wang Y, Koch A, Zhang Y, Qin C, Bonilla X, Borel C, Rall K, Chen Z, Jhangiani S, Niu Y, Li X, Qiu G, Zhang S, Luo G, Wu Z, Bacopoulou F, Deligeoroglou E, Zhang TJ, Rosenberg C, Gibbs RA, Dietrich JE, Dimas AS, Liu P, Antonarakis SE, Brucker SY, Posey JE, Lupski JR, Wu N, Zhu L; Functional characteristics of a broad spectrum of TBX6 variants in Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome. Deciphering Disorders Involving Scoliosis and COmorbidities (DISCO) Study Group.Genet Med. 2022 Sep 16:S1098-3600(22)00903-0. doi: 10.1016/j.gim.2022.08.012. Online ahead of print.PMID: 36112137

Dietrich JE. Review of Surgical Neovagina Techniques and Management of Vaginal Stricture. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2022 Apr;35(2):121-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.10.001. Epub 2021.

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