Katherine Steele, DO SHS Affiliate

Palliative Medicine
Languages Spoken:
Undergraduate: Saint Olaf College
Medical Education: Des Moines University - Osteopathic Medical Center
Residency: Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Fellowship: Nathan Adelson Hospice
Board Certifications:
Hospice and Palliative Care, Internal Medicine
Medical Staff Status:
Samaritan Provider

Dr. Steele specializes in palliative care in collaboration with the Samaritan heart center and hospital teams.

She enjoys helping patients with serious illnesses make the best decisions for their care by learning about their values, encouraging understanding about their medical conditions and treatment options, and exploring their goals. She shares those goals with the medical team to improve their understanding of what is important to each patient. She helps patients to live with hope, resilience and dignity throughout their journey.

In her free time, Dr. Steele likes to travel and spend time with her family and pets. She enjoys music, creative writing, reading, gardening and other outdoor activities.


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