Katharine M. Van Slyke, DO

Dr. Katharine Van Slyke

Coastal Internal Medicine and Tidewater Bariatrics

1405 Kempsville Road
Chesapeake, VA 23320

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(757) 819-6778

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM




Internal Medicine Physician in Chesapeake, VA

Dr. Katharine Van Slyke completed her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Richmond in Virginia and earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in Pennsylvania. She completed an internship and began her residency in Internal Medicine atCOM, where she served as Chief Intern and was honored as Intern of the Year. Dr. Van Slyke completed her residency training at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia and has been practicing in the Tidewater area ever since.

A board certified internal medicine physician in Chesapeake, Dr. Van Slyke specializes in the care of patients 18 years of age and older, and has a special medical interest in the care of adults over the age of 55.  Dr. Van Slyke believes in a holistic approach to medicine and likes to incorporate preventive care and lifestyle medicine into every visit. She treats both acute and chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol issues, thyroid problems, and digestive issues. She also offers pre-operative clearance exams, annual physicals and women’s health exams.

Dr. Van Slyke is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and American College of Osteopathic Internists. She has also been named a Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Doc” in Internal Medicine, as voted for by her peers in the Hampton Roads area.

Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Van Slyke is a dedicated Pittsburgh Steeler fan and an avid traveler–a passion developed during her undergraduate semester in London traveling throughout Europe in her spare time and on weekends.

Dr. Van Slyke is married to a United States Naval Officer, also a physician, and has two children. Outside of the office, Dr. Van Slyke is active in her church and enjoys going to the beach, reading novels, hiking, cooking healthy food, and spending time on the sidelines of her children’s sporting events.


Undergraduate: University of Richmond
Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School
Board Certified: Internal Medicine


2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"

Awarded recognition for three years by the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Recognition Program (06/25/2018-06/25/2021)

Awarded recognition for three years by the National Committee for Quality Assurance/American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for Cardiovascular or Stroke Care (07/23/2019-07/23/2022)


American Osteopathic Association
American College of Osteopathic Internists
Virginia Medical Society