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Kathy O’Connell, MD

Kathy O’Connell, MD

Care Provider/Owner

Dr. Kathy O’Connell was born and raised on the Peninsula and graduated from Tabb High School. When she is not practicing medicine she enjoys eating chocolate, reading books, riding her dirt bike, volunteering and serving the community. 

“My patients really are part of my family. I'm privileged to be a part of their life's journey and I treasure the long term relationships that we develop.”

Kathy has a passion for traveling to the most remote parts of Uganda and Kenya to serve those in great need of spiritual and medical care. She lives in Yorktown with her husband, Jim and is blessed with a daughter, Katie and a son, James.

  • BS, (Biology) Virginia Commonwealth University
  • MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Medical Residency, Medical College of Pennsylvania/Drexel University
  • American Association of Pro Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • Carenet, Board Vice-President
  • OneChurch, Board Vice-President
  • He Intends Victory, Board Member (a Christian Ministry that ministers to those affected by and infected with HIV/AIDS)
  • Lackey Free Clinic, Volunteer
  • Mary Immaculate Hospital “Partner’s in Healing” Award, 2005
  • “Health Care Hero,” Inside Business Journal, 2011
  • “40 Influential Women of Virginia,” Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly, 2015


Dr. O’Connell is Compassionate and Professional

Dr. Kathy O’Connell has been more than just my doctor for over 20 years and became my biggest cheerleader when I was diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Staff is Truly Invested in Our Personal Health and Wellness

Our family is forever indebted to Dr. O'Connell and Peninsula Women's Care for all the care and love they have provided us throughout the past 4 years.

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