David R. Dietrich, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery and Joint Replacement

Board Certification

Dr. Dietrich is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


University of Toledo Medical Center

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Ohio State University

Military Service

Dr. Dietrich has served as an orthopedic surgeon and Chief of Orthopedic Surgical Services on active duty with the United States Air Force at Tyndall AFB and MacDill AFB, Florida

Doctor Bio

  • Joined Southern Orthopedic Specialists, P.A. in 2001
  • Practices general orthopedic surgery with an emphasis on joint replacement, utilizing minimally invasive techniques including anterior hip replacement surgery and patient specific total knee replacement
  • Enjoys flying, licensed pilot with instrument and seaplane ratings
  • Regular participant in overseas christian medical missions including bi-annual trips to Uganda