Dr. Kathy Gill, MD
Kathryn Gill, M.D. has practiced Traditional Osteopathic Medicine and Family Medicine in Santa Monica, CA since 1992. Dr. Gill attended Dartmouth Medical School in New Hampshire for her pre-clinical medical education and graduated from Brown University Program in Medicine in Rhode Island. She completed her Postgraduate Medical Training at U.C.L.A. Santa Monica Family Medicine Residency. Throughout her medical education, Dr. Gill did post-graduate courses in Traditional Osteopathic Medicine and numerous long-term, individual clinical Osteopathic rotations with some of the top Osteopathic Physicians in the United States. Although her unique educational background allows Dr. Gill to bridge the worlds of Allopathic and Osteopathic Medicine to care for patients of all ages, she is passionate about working with newborns and children with special needs.Dr. Gill is internationally recognized in Biodynamic Pediatric Osteopathy. She is one of a core faculty, selected by James Jealous, D.O., the inventor of Biodynamic Osteopathy, to teach the Osteopathic Biodynamic Phase Courses, and Biodynamic Pediatric courses throughout the United States and Europe. Her work in Biodynamics has led to a fascination with human embryologic development, which she utilizes both in her teaching and in treatment of patients. She also works closely with Functional Dentists and Oral Myologists interested in physiologic methods to develop the face and repair structural abnormalities and swallowing dysfunction.
An assistant Clinical Professor for Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Gill also holds a Proficiency Certification from the Osteopathic Cranial Academy. She has lectured for the Academy, the International Society of Myofunctional Therapists, numerous Dental Conferences, the International Kongress of Osteopaths in Germany, the Osteopathic Center for Children in San Diego, The Center for Advanced Medical Education, The Foundation for Osteopathic Research and Teaching (F.O.R.T.), the Massachusetts Osteopathic Medical Society, the Berkshire Osteopathic Study Group for physicians, U.C. San Diego, U.C.L.A. and more. She has acted as President for the West Coast Osteopathic Study Group, Treasurer for the Still-Sutherland Osteopathic Study Group, and has written articles for a number of publications. Dr. Gill has also participated in educational films explaining the benefits of Osteopathic Medical care.