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Family Medicine

Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP dist.

Katherine E. Galluzzi

Hospice and Palliative Care

about me
about me
  • DO, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV
  • Faculty Development Fellowship, Department of Community Health, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Family Practice, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Camden, NJ
Board Certification
  • Family Medicine/Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
  • Fellow, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Certified Medical Director, American Medical Directors
  • Association American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Past President, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society
  • Past President, Delaware Valley Geriatrics Society
  • Past Chair, Council on Palliative Care Issues, American Osteopathic Association
Awards and Honors
  • Outstanding Female Leader Award, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, 2014
  • Barbara Bell, MD Award, Eastern Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society, 2005
  • Frederick J. Solomon, D.O. Award of Merit, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Family Physicians Society, 1996

Office Locations

Family Medicine at PCOM

4190 City Avenue
Suite 315
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Selected Publications

Galluzzi, K: Importance of Immunizations in High Risk Adults. AOA HealthWatch. Argoff CE, Brennan MJ · Camilleri M, Davies A, Fudin J, Galluzzi KE, Gudin J, Lembo A, Stanos SP, Webster LR: Consensus Recommendations on Initiating Prescription Therapies for Opioid-Induced Constipation Pain Medicine 11/2015; DOI:10.1111/pme.12937 · 2.30 I.

Hsu E.S., Argoff C. Galluzzi K.E., Leo, R.J., Dubin A. Problem-Based Pain Management. Cambridge University Press, New York 2013
Galluzzi, K. Review, Care at the End of Life: Evidence and Experience. JAOA 2012; 111(9): 552.

Galluzzi, K.: Female sexual function: Addressing special needs. AOA’s Women and Wellness,February 2011:2-3.

Galluzzi KE, Appelt DM, Balin BJ.: Modern care for patients with Alzheimer disease: rationale for early intervention. The Journal of The American Osteopathic Association 2010 Sep; Vol. 110 (9 Suppl 8), pp. S37-42.

Galluzzi, K.: An abstract of Management of Neuropathic Pain was highlighted in Currents: Pain Management News and Research, December 2007.

Galluzzi, K.: What is a D.O.? How do Osteopathic Physicians Approach the Problem of Pain? The Pain Community News, Fall 2007.

Galluzzi, K.: Providing Patient-Centered Care for Chronic Nonmalignant Pain. Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. November 1, 2007; 107 ES1-ES2.

Galluzzi, K.: Management Strategies for Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia. JAOA Supplement, March 2007.

Galluzzi, K. Editorial: Patient-Centered Care for Chronic Nonmalignant Pain. JAOA Supplement, September, 2005.

Galluzzi, K.: Management of Neuropathic Pain. JAOA Supplement, September, 2005.

Nichols, K., Galluzzi, K., Bates, B., Husted, B., Leleszi, J., Simon, K., Lavery, D., Cass, C.: AOA's Position Against Use of Placebos for Pain Management in End-of-Life Care. JAOA Supplement, March, 2005.

Galluzzi, K.: Training needed to dispel negative stereotype of elderly patients. JAOA Editorial, January, 2003.

Galluzzi, K.: Alzheimer's Disease. JAOA Supplement, December, 2001.

Galluzzi, K.: Caring for the Caregivers. JAOA Supplement, September, 1999.

Galluzzi, K., Dwyer, J.: Malnutrition and Depression. Chapter 5 Older Adults, Medical Nutrition and Disease by Morrison and Hark, 2nd Edition; Blackwell Science 1999.

Galluzzi, K.: House Calls Are Back in Academic Medicine. Hospital and Healthcare News, April 1998.