Lindsey Nicole Dietrich, MD
A member of Texas Health Physicians Group
Texas Health Arlington Memorial
University of Alabama Hospital - Residency - 2013
University of New Mexico Sch of Med/Sports Medicine Fellowship - Fellowship - 2014
Louisiana State University School of Medicine HSC - Medical Education - 2008
- Fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
- Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
- Team physician for multiple Division I universities, including here in Texas
- Published and presented orthopedic and sports medicine research
- Current Chief of Orthopedic Surgery in Arlington
Lindsey Dietrich, M.D., is dedicated to helping active individuals and athletes return to their optimal level of function and performance. She graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in neuroscience from Tulane University. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Medicine in New Orleans, where her academic achievements were recognized by induction to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dietrich completed her orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and her orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque.
Dietrich’s areas of focus include the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle; along with pediatric sports injuries, and care of the female athlete. Her research interests include arthroscopic surgical techniques, ligamentous knee injuries, and management of roller derby athletes. She is proficient in arthroscopic, as well as open, repairs and reconstructions.
Dietrich served as team physician for several Division I universities and high schools, and has cared for numerous community athletic leagues. She is a natural leader, having been elected as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, Chief Resident at UAB, as well as Director of Tulane Emergency Medical Services; and serving as vice president at LSU School of Medicine. She has presented and published nationally on topics ranging from arthroscopic shoulder decompression and ACL reconstruction, to injury prevention and the care of people with sports-related injuries. She also enjoys teaching, and is a preceptor site for local high school, collegiate and graduate medical programs.
Dietrich uses new and innovative minimally-invasive techniques, as well as traditional surgical treatments and non-surgical strategies, to help her patients return to activities they enjoy. She believes in a team approach to post-injury rehabilitation, with an emphasis on individualized patient goals.