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Dr. Katharine Claire DeGeorge
Dr. Katharine Claire DeGeorge
Associate professor of family medicine, University of Virginia, Virginia, US
“I have been a family doctor for over 14 years and take care of all kinds of issues for babies, children, adults, pregnant patients, and the elderly. I am also a senior deputy editor for DynaMed, where my main task is to make sure clinicians have the most current, evidence-based information at the tip of their fingers to diagnose and treat just about any condition.”
Areas of expertise
  • Family medicine 
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology 
  • Internal medicine
  • Musculoskeletal medicine 
  • Pediatrics 
  • Adolescent medicine 
  • Endocrinology
  • Obesity medicine 
  • Neurology 
  • Gastrointestinal conditions 
  • Preventive health
“As a family medicine doctor, I am privileged to develop long-term relationships with my patients and their families, which facilitates care of the whole patient, not just their conditions. In my practice, I aim to lift my patients up and make them feel confident in their health management.”
— Dr. Katharine Claire DeGeorge
  • Board-certified family medicine physician
  • University of Virginia – Associate professor of family medicine, since 2010
  • DynaMed – Senior deputy editor, since 2021
  • Family Medicine Residency Program – Associate director, 2017–2021
  • Authored many publications in peer-reviewed journals, textbooks, and national conferences
  • University of Virginia – Residency in family medicine, chief resident (final year), 2010–2013
  • Thomas Jefferson University – Postdoctoral fellow in translational medicine, 2009–2010
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Jefferson Medical College – Degree in medicine, 2009
  • Jefferson Medical College – Master of Science in immunology, 2009
  • The College of William & Mary – Bachelor of Science in neuroscience (summa cum laude), 2003
Academic memberships
  • American Board of Family Physicians
Awards and achievements
  • Top performer for outstanding patient care, University of Virginia, 2019–2023
  • Best general practitioner in Charlottesville, C-Ville Weekly magazine, 2015–2019
  • Top Docs, 2019–2023
  • Best Doctors in America award, 2019
  • Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence, 2016
  • Meixel Teaching Award, University of Virginia, 2020
Appearances and publications in other media
Faisel and Friends: A Primary Care Podcast ,
03 Apr 2023
Ep. 107: Engaging with Evidence: Efficacy vs. Effectiveness w/ Dr. Kate DeGeorge
US News and World Report,
25 Jan 2024
Best Daytime Cold, Flu and Cough Medicine Combinations
Flo articles reviewed by Dr. Katharine Claire DeGeorge
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