Kathy Love-Osborne, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine (1991)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1986)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1994)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Adolescent Medicine (1995)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrician

Recognition & Awards

  • Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine, (2012)
    Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"
Research interests for Patients:
My research has focused on pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes in teenagers, including improving testing for diabetes and prevention of progression of pre-diabetes to diabetes.

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (2008)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Adolescent medicine

Publications

  • Love-Osborne KA, Sheeder JL, Nadeau KJ, Zeitler P. Longitudinal follow up of dysglycemia in overweight and obese pediatric patients. Pediatr Diabetes. 2017 Aug 30. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28856775

Professional Memberships

  • American Acadamy of Pediatrics, FAAP

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1994, 2018)
  • Adolescent Medicine, Board Certification (1999, 2018)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Teen Health
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
  • Child and Teen Health - Juvenile Diabetes
  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health - Adolescent Reproductive Health - Adolescent Gynecology
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Women's Health
Clinical Interest for Patients
My clinical interests include general health of adolescents, including management of weight problems, contraception and menstrual problems. I am also experienced in care of transgender youth.

Care Philosophy
I believe that teenagers have the power to improve their health and encourage them to strive to set goals for themselves to take good care of their bodies.

Personal Interests
In my free time, I enjoy skiing, hiking, singing, cooking, and spending time with my family and pets.

Volunteer Activities
I have participated as a team manager for Destination Imagination for four years. This year, I coordinated setting up DI teams at both of my children's DPS schools. I also sing in a local group (Last Note Singers) that performs in various community settings, including nursing and retirement homes, the zoo and the botanical gardens.

Public Speaking
Yes
I am interested in speaking on topics of adolescent family planning and adolescent obesity and type 2 diabetes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine (1991)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of California–Davis (CA) (1986)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1994)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Adolescent Medicine (1995)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine
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