Dr. Dietrich takes special interest in the development of new and better treatments for Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, and Dementia through clinical research.

"When you're suffering with the effects of stroke, multiple sclerosis, or other neurological problems, it's very frightening.  But with recent developments, many neurological conditions can be treated.  My commitments to my patients and their families is to provide the most current treatments and demonstrate my care for your feelings and concerns by taking enough time and listening to you."
-Dr. Dennis W. Dietrich


"A good education is the key to becoming a skilled, trustworthy doctor.  That's why I pursued the best education possible.  This education in combination with three decades of experience to provide the quality neurological care my patients need and deserve."

Residency:  University of Colorado, Denver, CO     

Internship:  St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.):  Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN

Bachelor of Science:  Duke University, Durham, NC 


"I'm humbled that many other physicians ask me to consult on their most complex patients. I am privileged to have the opportunity to share my knowledge and experience with medical students who are the future of medical care in our country. I am grateful that I have been able to bring share neurological care and help bring new treatments to my collegues in the Balkan region of Europe. In addition, belonging to professional organizations helps me stay informed on the latest advances in neurology.  New techniques, procedures, theories, and practices all help me better serve my patients."

Medical Director, Benefis Healthcare Primary Stroke Center, Great Falls, MT 2005 - Present

Neurologist, Department of Medicine, Benefis Healthcare, Great Falls, MT 1985 - Present

Consultant Neurologist, Central Montana Medical Center, Lewistown, MT 1990 - Present

Consultant Neurologist, Marias Medical Center, Shelby, MT 2004 - Present


"My commitment to excellence means participating in professional organization to keep up-to-date on the latest advances in neurology.  More importantly, my board certification is a concrete demonstration that I strive to maintain knowledge of the newest information and treatment options for the conditions I treat and patients I serve.”

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology 

United Council for Neurological Subspecialties - Vascular Neurology & Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry