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Sacramento Women's Health - Kathleen Rooney, M.D.

Kathleen Rooney, M.D.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Kathleen Rooney is a 6th generation Sacramentan.  Upon completion of her degree in Anthropology from University of California at Los Angeles, she returned to Sacramento for medical school at the University of California Davis.  Dr. Rooney enjoyed her experience immensely and stayed at UC Davis to complete her Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency. She was awarded the Best Resident Teaching Award for two years and the Best Resident in Family Planning award.  She is very excited to practice full scope Obstetrics and Gynecology in her hometown.

Dr. Rooney enjoys all aspects of women’s healthcare from family planning to obstetrical care, sexual health, menopause and LGBT care. She is an advocate for minimally invasive surgery including laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures. She values treating women through all transitions of their lives and strives to provide the services a woman may need during each of these transitions.

Dr. Rooney has an interest in the broader aspect of women’s health care and is involved in ACOG. She is passionate for international women’s health care and has worked in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Bangladesh.

In her free time, she travels with her husband, spends time with her family and friends, practices Pilates and Barre, reads and loves to cook.


Medical Education:

University of California Davis


University of California Davis


University of California Davis


English, Conversational Spanish


Sutter Independent Physicians, Hill Physicians Medical Group

Professional Interests:

Minimally invasive surgery, Sexual Health, Family Planning, Obstetrical care, Menopause

Personal Interests:

Traveling, Cooking, Reading, Pilates, Barre