Kathryn Wheeler, M.D.
- Offers My Health Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
Not accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
- Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2005
Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, 2008
Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington, 2006
- Primary Language(s)
American Academy of Pediatrics; Parent Volunteer in the Mountain View - Whisman School District; Girl Scout Troop Leader
Dr. Wheeler enjoys musical theater, road trips, trying out new restaurants and being outside. Her free time is abundantly filled with her family: one patient husband, three lively children and one old & grumpy dogs
Philosophy of Care
Hands down, the best part of being a pediatrician is having the opportunity to know and care for a child from the day of their birth through their passage into adulthood. I love my job, and enjoy spending my days with children and their families. As a parent, I know how important it is to have both the encouraging support and objective expertise of a physician you can trust as your child grows.
My goal is to be your trusted partner in protecting your child's health, and a helpful resource during those rocky periods of illness and concern that pop up in every childhood. To help parents make the most informed decisions, I provide medical advice deeply rooted in the most up-to-date research and a wealth of professional and personal experience. To help children enjoy and take gradual control of their own healthcare, I work on engaging them from the very beginning: chatting with newborns, playing with toddlers, and respectfully including older children in the medical decision-making process.
To keep the lines of communication open, I use email and the PAMF website to ensure that a treatment plan is clear and working as expected. With this approach, I hope to provide a trusted, convenient and comfortable medical home for every child and family in my practice.
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