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About Katherine E. Galluzzi

Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP dist., has been practicing geriatric medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for 25 years.  Dr. Galluzzi is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatrics at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Director of Comprehensive Care at PCOM. She serves as Medical Director of VNA Hospice of Philadelphia, and attends patients at the Inpatient Palliative Care Unit at the Falls Center in East Falls, Philadelphia.  Board certified in Family Practice/Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Geriatrics, and certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the AOA and ABHPM, she is a Certified Medical Director through the American Medical Directors Association.


Present Director, Comprehensive Care at PCOM, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Present Professor and Chair, Dept. of Geriatric Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Department of Geriatrics
Present Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

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Honors and Awards

  • Family Physician of the Year, PA Osteopathic Family Physicians Society (2014)
  • Certificate of Merit in Recognition of Noteworthy Contributions, Alumni Association of PCOM (2014)
  • ACOFP Outstanding Female Leader, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (2014)
  • The Barbara Bell, M.D. Award, Eastern PA Geriatric Society (2005)

Contact Information

P: 215-871-6847


Scholarly Articles (15)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (1)

Other Published Work and Media (4)

Grants (2)

Conferences and Presentations (3)