Dr. Katherine O'Hanlan, MD

Dr. Katherine O'Hanlan, MD

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Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
65 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Katherine O'Hanlan, MD is an oncology specialist in Portola Valley, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. She specializes in oncology and gynecology.

Kate A O'hanlan MD

4370 Alpine Rd Ste 104

Portola Valley, CA 94028
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. O'Hanlan's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rh Incompatibility Screening
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Hanlan performs Rh Incompatibility Screening more than 100% of her peers

Dr. O'Hanlan performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Endometriosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Hanlan treats Endometriosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. O'Hanlan treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Stage 4 Endometriosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. O'Hanlan performs Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy) more than 98% of her peers

Dr. O'Hanlan performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy
  • Cesarean Hysterectomy
  • da Vinci® Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysterectomy, Robotic-Assisted
  • Laparoscopic Salpingectomy
  • Oophorectomy
  • Supracervical Hysterectomy
  • Vaginal Hysterectomy

Dr. O'Hanlan's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometrial Disorders
  • Endometrial Hyperplasia
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma
  • Endometriosis
  • Endometriosis of Colon
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Myomectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Dissection for Endometrial Cancer (Uterine Cancer)
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Carcinosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Diseases
  • Ovarian Epithelial Cancer
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Ovarian Insufficiency, Familial
  • Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumor
  • Ovarian Remnant Syndrome
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Radical Cydoreductive Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Polyp
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vulvar Diseases
  • Vulvar Lesion
  • Vulvar Neoplasms
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kate O'Hanlan is a gynecologic oncologist whose research and publishing focus has been on the multiple applications of the total laparoscopic hysterectomy and laparoscopic staging and management of the gynecologic cancers.

Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Gynecology

Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

1986
Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Atlanta Med Center
Residency Hospital
1980
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Duke University
Undergraduate School
1986
1984
1980

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • UCSF Center for Health / Aging: Advocacy Award, 2001
  • Stanford Medical School Pre-clinical Teaching Award, 1996
  • Best Doctors in the Bay Area, San Francisco Magazine, 2005
  • Mitchell Sealy Award: Outstanding Resident, 1983
  • Stanford University Rambar Teaching Excellence Award nominee, 1992, 94
  • Duke University Center for LGBT Life Leadership Award, 2005
  • American Civil Liberties Union: Frontline Award, 2003
  • San Francisco Focus Best Bay Area Doctors, 1993
  • Stanford School of Medicine Gender Equity Award, 1995
  • Best Doctors in America, GYN Oncology, Pacific Region, 1996,97
  • Who’s Who of American Women, 1997
  • American Academy of Family Physicians Teacher Recognition, 1997
  • San Francisco Focus Best Bay Area Doctors, 1997
  • Best Doctors in America, GYN Oncology, National Edition, 1994,95

Media & Publications

  • Single-Field Sterile-Scrub, Preparation, and Dwell for Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, 2012
  • Quality Improvement: Single Field Sterile Scrub, Prep and Dwell For Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, 2011
  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy with and without lymph node dissection for uterine neoplasia, 2007
  • Cystosufflation to prevent bladder injury, 2009
  • 257 incidental appendectomies during total laparoscopic hysterectomy, 2007
  • First single-incision type 7 total laparoscopic hysterectomy, adnexectomy, and appendectomy, 2010
  • Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Female-to-Male Transsexuals, 2007
  • Total laparoscopic hysterectomy: evaluation of an evidence-based educational strategy using a novel simulated suture and knot-tying challenge, the holiotomy, 2012
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy: impact of uterine size, 2011

Dr. O'Hanlan's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. O'Hanlan

4.5

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I was treated kindly and given consideration for my requests for not using blood products. Dr listened to concerns regarding anesthesia and followed through .The method of surgery was so much easier than I feared .Everything was done in timely manner. Presurgery prep added to my recovery and comfort. I had a speedy recovery . I was impressed by the results and the way I was treated . I would highly recommend Dr Ohanlan, and have already, as a trusted surgeon, and the staff truly helped . THANKS
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Dr. O'Hanlan has been my oncologist and surgeon for over 20 years and operated on me several times. Her expertise allowed me to avoid chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, and she literally saved my life twice. She is caring and takes the time to be sure her patients understand their conditions and the possible treatments. Dr. O'Hanlan treats each patient as an individual, looking at the person's whole lifestyle and specific needs, embracing diversity. I would recommend her to anyone in a heartbeat.
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After being diagnosed with cancer, Dr O’Hanlan performed a complete hysterectomy, laparoscopicly. I was very fortunate to be able to have her as my surgeon. She only comes to my city one or two months a week. I had very little pain afterwards as she prescribed otc pain reliever prior to the surgery and afterwards. I didn’t need a prescription for pain. Dr. O’Hanlan is AMAZING!
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Dr. O'Hanlan is a saint! She is THE BEST gynecologic oncology surgeon there is. She saved my wife Maria S. from her affliction of cancer on April 27, 2017. God bless her and her vocation. David F. Rodriguez
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Dr. O'Hanlan brings her amazing skill and experience right to the heart and mind. She is compassionate, thorough, meticulous, funny, and listens. She delivers difficult news with a sense of empowerment, holding one's emotions tenderly.
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