Children's Hospital Colorado

Kathryn Love-Osborne, MD


Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics
Teen Health, Juvenile Diabetes, Obesity, Adolescent Gynecology

Adolescent Medicine, Pediatrics


Teen Health, Juvenile Diabetes, Obesity, Adolescent Gynecology

Meet Kathryn Love-Osborne, MD

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.

Get to know her background

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.

Undergraduate 1986

University of California Davis

Medical Education 1991

University of California Davis

Fellowship 1994


Residency 1994


Top Doctor in Denver 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?"
5280 Magazine

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.
For Referring Providers:
My research has been in the areas of adolescent obesity and co-morbidities of obesity, specifically type 2 diabetes. My current research focus includes evaluating progression of pre-diabetes and improving screening rates for type 2 diabetes in the primary care setting.