Kathy O’Connell

Kathy O’Connell, MD

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Accepts New Patients

Telehealth Appointments Available


Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania/Drexel University

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Undergraduate School: Virginia Commonwealth University

Board Certifications

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Memberships & Societies

American Association of Pro Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Christian Medical and Dental Association

Hospital Affiliations

Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital

Riverside Regional Medical Center

Sentara Careplex Hospital

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

Patient Reviews

Overall patient rating for Mid-Atlantic Women’s Care:

Gynecological Exams

My visit was caring, polite, concerning about my health. Very Satisfied with my vivit

Gynecological Exams

Professional. humanistic approach.

Pap Smear

I love doctor Powers! He always makes me feel so comfortable, he talks to me about any issues I may have and answers all questions. He never rushes or makes you feel like he doesn’t have the time. He’s a wonderful doctor


It was very fast. No waiting, and in and out quickly

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Crippen is really amazing. She has lots of patience and explains everything in great detail.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Answered all my questions and concerns. I was seen on a timely manner

Bone Density

Technician was professional, kind, and patient


Quick,quality and caring mammogram.

Pap Smear

This is the first time in several years that I did not have to wait an hour or more for completion of my visit.


Quick, staff was pleasant. Technician was friendly and not rough.

Endometrial Biopsy

Dr. Ward spent a lot of time with me talking about the endometrial ablation and explaining the procedure. I liked her a lot.


I didn't feel well that morning and i was running late. I went past the fifteen min. window but they still saw me.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Wright has always been the best doctor

Annual Well Woman Exam

she has always been warm welcoming and interested in my health

Annual Well Woman Exam

It was a very good visit. Tobi is always a pleasure and the receptionist was very kind.

Bone Density

Very friendly front office and technician.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Susan is a great doctor, she really listens and make’s good recommendations for health advice. there is a nurse by the nickname of T who drew my blood, she’s excellent and quick! I look forward to seeing her when I need lab work.

IUD Insertion / Removal

Mandy is very professional. I was so nervous before coming in. She eased my mind assure I was going to be okay and in good hands. She always is so supportive is my decisions and offers her professionals opinion.


I love my tech! She’s the reason I return every year. Professional, friendly, she makes an unpleasant task tolerable.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Been here 20+ years. Love the staff and service. Always a pleasant experience.