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Kathleen Berchelmann, MD, Pediatrics, Stamford, CT, Stamford Hospital


Pediatrics Stamford, CT


Pediatric Hospitalist, Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Connecticut, Pediatric virtual care physician,

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  • Dr. Berchelmann is a pediatrician, wife and a mother of seven children. After more than a decade as an academic pediatrician, she founded a faith-based Virtual Care/Telehealth practice, MyCatholicDoctor, which operates in 50 states. MyCatholicDoctor brings a team of faithful medical professionals to patients through video-based health consultation on almost any smartphone, computer or tablet. To schedule an appointment or learn more, go to

    In addition to virtual care, Dr. Berchelmann works part-time as a pediatric hospitalist at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, Connecticut. She has more than 10 years experience as a pediatric hospitalist with Washington University School of Medicine, The University of Missouri, and Mercy Hospital St. Louis. She is experienced in inpatient pediatrics, ER pediatrics including procedures, pediatric conscious sedation, labor and delivery coverage, level II NICU coverage, well-baby nursery care, virtual care and transport medicine.

    Her academic work has focused on public health education through the media, and for seven years she led a group of physicians focused on physician-driven media. Dr. Berchelmann pushed timely, evidence-based health information to the media through multiple platforms, including local and national print and online publications, television, radio, and social media. She collaborated with affiliated hospitals to use health media as a marketing initiative.

    Dr. Berchelmann's work has been featured in/on: Time Magazine, NPR, FoxNews, Parents Magazine, Good Housekeeping Magazine, KSDK News Channel 5 St. Louis, Fox2 St. Louis, KMOV News Channel 4 St. Louis, the St. Louis Post Dispatch, multiple radio shows, and hundreds of other print and online publications.
  • Kathleen Berchelmann, MD

    Dr. Berchelmann is a pediatrician, wife and a mother of 7 children. She is licensed in 22 states and sees patients online at

Education & Training

  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Pediatrics, 2003 - 2006
  • Uconn School Of Medicine
    Uconn School Of MedicineClass of 2003
  • Amherst College
    Amherst CollegeB.A., 1998
  • Amherst College
    Amherst CollegeB.A., 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2018 - 2026
  • MT State Medical License
    MT State Medical License 2018 - 2026
  • DE State Medical License
    DE State Medical License 2024 - 2025
  • OK State Medical License
    OK State Medical License 2024 - 2025
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2019 - 2025
  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2024 - 2025
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2006 - 2025
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
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Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Resident Section International Travel Grant AAP, 2006
  • Readers' Digest Foundation International Fellowship Missionary Adoption Program (MAP), 2002
  • Physicians Health Service Scholarship University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 1999
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Publications & Presentations



  • Not Just a Febrile Seizure: HSV Encephalitis in Older Children.
    Berchelmann KM, PHM Conference, 1/1/2010
  • Development of a Pediatric Web-based Auto-populating Resident Sign-out Application.
    Berchelmann KM, Pediatric Academic Society National Meeting, 1/1/2009
  • Development of a Pediatric, Web-Based, Auto-Populating Sign-Out Application.
    Berchelmann KM, PHM Meeting, 1/1/2009
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  • The MomDocs--a physician led social media initiative. 
    Washington University School of Medicine - 3/4/2014
  • Social Media & Medicine. 
    Alma, MI - 1/1/2013
  • Health Care and Social Media. 

Press Mentions

  • Time for Ear Tubes? Maybe Not
    Time for Ear Tubes? Maybe NotMay 20th, 2021
  • Catholic Medical Professionals Offer Online Coronavirus Care
    Catholic Medical Professionals Offer Online Coronavirus CareMarch 11th, 2020
  • This May Be Your Solution This May Be Your SolutionMarch 10th, 2020
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