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Katherine Schlaerth, M.D.

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Katherine Schlaerth, M.D.

“I see each of my patients as an interesting and complex individual with his or her own unique story. It’s a privilege to help my patients with their health, and in any other way I can.”

Dr. Schlaerth has been in practice for 51 years including her residency and fellowship. Now has 20 grandchildren, is writing a textbook for non-medical graduate students and others on the changes of aging, has taught courses in the USC Davis School of Gerontology on geriatric physiology and ethics, still runs almost daily, does urgent care on weekends and also works in an FQHC. Also is doing research with residents at PVHMC on geriatrics.

In addition to treating patients at PVHC, Dr. Schlareth lectures regularly at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center. She also teaches physician assistants at Cal State University Bakersfield, and has lectured at Loma Linda University.

Dr. Schlareth is the author of the book, Raising a Large Family, and has appeared on Oprah and other television shows as an expert on the topic. She regularly writes for magazines and newspapers on family medicine and raising children. When she is not working, Dr. Schlareth enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and jogging.

Board Certified: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease and CAQ in Geriatrics
Specializing in: Family Medicine, Women’s Health, Obstetrics, Geriatrics
Residency: Los Angeles Children's Hospital, Infectious disease fellowship at LAC-USC Medical Center
MD: State University of New York at Buffalo
Member: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Association of Family Practitioners, Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
Locations: Pomona
Areas of Interest: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics