Dr. Katherine Lichtsinn, MD, FAAP


Dr. Katherine Lichtsinn, a board certified physician, has practiced in the valley for 26 years. Her undergraduate degree is from Purdue University where she was honored as most outstanding senior in biological sciences. Dr. Lichtsinn's medical degree is from Indiana University where she graduated in the Pediatric Seniors Honors Program.

From 1982-1985 Dr. Lichtsinn completed her pediatric residency locally, affliated with Phoenix Children's Hospital. Her third year, she was president of the residency program and voted "Outstanding Resident of the Year". Since 1985, Dr. Lichtsinn has devoted her career locally in the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. She feels greatly blessed to have been a part of many second generations of families. One of Dr. Lichtsinn's greatest passions is the prevention of obesity in children.

She is currently on the Obesity Committee for the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is also on the board of directors for the "WiL Power Challenge", a local non-profit organization for the improvement of the health of overweight children. Dr. Lichtsinn has been recognized multiple times with The Best Doctors in America, America's Top Pediatricians, Top Doctors in Arizona, Leading Physicians of the World and International Health Professional of the Year (2007). Dr. Lichtsinn's outside interests include kickboxing, circuit training, spinning, reading and cooking. She greatly enjoys her time with her husband and two adult children.

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