Kathryn Ross MD, FACG



Kathryn Ross MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and has practiced for more than 20 years in southern California, specializing in digestive diseases, nutrition and wellness. Since 2008 she has broadened her expertise to include her special interest in skin care, aesthetics, nutrition and anti-aging. Dr. Katie is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and is currently a Fellow in A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine).

Dr. Katie practices gastroenterology in Newport Beach with United Gastroenterology on Dover Drive in Newport Beach. She also owns and operates Gentle Touch Aesthetics across the hall in the same building. Gentle Touch specializes in skin beautification as well as optimal nutrition and health, anti-aging and wellness. Both offices offer medically supervised weight loss programs including the MedGem RMR measurement evaluation (as is used on The Biggest Loser). Gentle Touch offers a full range of services including a full range of aesthetic services, chemical peels including the Vi Peel, body sculpting with the Vanquish ME and the JuvaShape (V-Shape) as well as skin tightening, DermaPen microneedling, Botox, Juvederm, Voluma, Radiesse and Restylane fillers and more. We are the first and only (as of this writing) on the West Coast to have the revolutionary LightStim LED Bed. This is a relaxing and rejuvenating whole body treatment which is FDA cleared for temporary relief of pain and inflammation and additionally increases Nitric Oxide (the Miracle Molecule) in the body. It is Nobel prize-winning technology to reboot your entire body! At GT we also have the LightStim panels for facial rejuvenation, oxygenation treatments, IPL, Vein Gogh and much more! Many of our effective, medical grade skin care products as well as selected nutraceuticals and supplements are available at our office and through our website. Dr. Katie and staff have tested and used all of the products offered and feel they are all of the finest quality with proven results.

Dr. Katie graduated Summa Cum Laude from Barry University and with honors from University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Florida. She did a Critical Care Internship and then Internal Medicine Residency and two Fellowships (Gastroenterology & Liver Disease and Nutrition) at UC Davis. Dr. Katie served as an Assistant Professor on staff at UC Davis, Sacramento Medical Center and worked as an Emergency Room physician for several years. Following completion of the Fellowships in Gastroenterology and Nutrition she practiced at Kaiser Hospital, Sacramento, for 2 years prior to moving to southern California for private practice. She is board certified in The American College of Internal Medicine and also The American College of Gastroenterology and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology.