Theresa Kemnitz, D.O.
Theresa Kemnitz, D.O.
Associate Medical Director
Dr. Theresa Kemnitz completed her Internal Medicine Residency at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco as well as her Assisted Living Geriatric curricula under the direction and mentorship of Dr. John H. Fullerton, Education Director of Geriatric Medicine for St. Mary's and Founder of Hampton Health, Ltd.™
Dr. Kemnitz is the Associate Medical Director of Hampton Health, Ltd.™ and on its behalf serves as the Medical Director to Marin Convalescent in Tiburon, CA and Nazareth Vista Convalescent Hospital in Belmont, CA.
In 2010, Dr. Kemnitz was chosen by Dr. John Fullerton (along with her particular emphasis on preventive medicine and humanitarian care) as the On-Site Visiting Physician to Atria Lafayette (formerly The Stratford at Countrywood) in Lafayette, CA where she served until 2016 and where she was a member of the Medical Advisory Council for Hospice of the East Bay located in Pleasant Hill, CA.
Dr. Kemnitz provides primary care and long term care medicine to some of the finest skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Marin, including Professional Post-Acute in San Rafael, The Redwoods in Mill Valley and Novato Healthcare Center.
She additionally provides on-site, geriatric-focused visiting physician services to the Alzheimer’s and dementia care communities Windchime of Marin in Kentfield and Harmony House in San Rafael, and to the Assisted Living communities Vintage Coventry and Vintage Golden Gate in San Francisco.
Dr. Kemnitz graduated from Touro University Medical School with a sub-specialty in the musculoskeletal system designed to address the needs of preventative and holistic medicine. Having provided long term care nursing at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN she previously received her RN degree from St. Catherine's University in St. Paul.
Her expertise in the field of long term care began with a degree in Physical Education and Sports Medicine from The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, working as an After-Care Coordinator helping bridge physical therapy to mainstream maintenance programs.
Dr. Kemnitz had always wanted to provide daily, on-going care to people and her local community, but it was her work with specialists at Abbott Northwestern Hospital that inspired her to become a physician, which has given her the opportunity to provide care to her patients and community on an even deeper level.
Her additional duties at Hampton Health include serving as a preceptor to St. Mary's Medical Center Internal Medicine Residents and Samuel Merritt University Physician Assistant students (PA-S) from the Primary Care Associate program, each rotating in Geriatrics through the practice.
In March 2013, Dr. Kemnitz joined the Hampton Health, Ltd.™ Clinical Research Division serving as a Sub-Investigator for the Avanir Pharmaceuticals 'Prism II' Clinical Trials Study. She holds a Certificate in Advanced Wound Debridement and has been a primary care physician with Hampton Health since 2009.