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:

Pessary Insertion / Removal

Dr. Puritz has an unusual and positive way of connecting with a patient that is comforting and professional and humorous, when appropriate.

Pap Smear

Dr Kemp and staff very nice, personable and professional.

Birth Control Consultation

Dr. Kemp makes each visit fast, comfortable, professional and knowledgeable. Have no reason to go anywhere else.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Everyone in the office is very personable and friendly. I've never had a bad experience in the decades I've been seen at the office. Absolutely love my doctor!

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Great staff and visit

Annual Well Woman Exam

Ashley cares about her patients. She is very kind and helpful.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr listened and provided objective feedback; no long waiting periods between visit transitions (check in, consult, room wait, well visit and conversation).

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Harris-Proctor was very friendly. She made me feel at eased. She has a very gentle spirit. Dr. Harris-Proctor was very informative. She listened and explained things that you could understand. I would highly recommend Dr. Harris-Proctor.

Gynecological Problem Visit

Have been Dr. Hughes patient for many years. He found Uterine cancer some years ago . I had a hysterectomy and that took of the problem. He really listens to his patients.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Dr. Dixon and her team are extrmely punctual. They let you know exactly what you're doing and they lead you to where you need to go. Dr. Dixon herself is extremely friendly and knows her knowledge and she educates me when I ask questions and does not judge.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Dr took the time to explain options and ask me questions to understand my issues and concerns.

Treatment / Procedure

Always professional and takes time to explain procedures


Dr Davis and her staff were extremely receptive to my concerns. Everyone put me at ease. Dr Davis was very thorough in her explanation of the procedure as well as throughout the procedure.

Gynecological Exams

Dr. Puritz is thorough. Only a patient for a few years but really like her as my doctor. I could talk to her about anything. Hate to see her retire for selfish reasons.

OB Care

Great customer service experience.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr. Lindner is always knowledgeable, and compassionate. Always asks what we need and listens without rushing.

Annual Well Woman Exam

Well informed about my present condition by Dr. Davis.Very satisfied.

Annual Well Woman Exam

[Highly satisfied] Because I've been going to Maria for years. She has the best bed side manners. Always answers my questions. Explains what she is doing before time. Generally considered about me and how I feeling. I would recommend her to family and friends. I won't see any other person.

Office Visit / Follow-up

Dr Stockmaster was very thorough and informative. I feel very satisfied with the information I received.

Pap Smear

I’ve been coming to Dr. Dausch for years now and was very pleased with her from day one. She took the time to listen to things/concerns I had at any time. The professionalism is beyond any dr that I’ve had.