Kristi L VanDerKolk, MD

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Kristi L VanDerKolk, MD
Kristi L VanDerKolk, MD

Residency Program Director, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Family and Community Medicine
269.349.2641 ext. 550
Family Medicine - FHC, 269.349.2641
Trans* Care, 269.349.2641

Kristi VanDerKolk, MD, is a family medicine physician. A graduate of Hope College, she earned her medical degree from Wayne State University and completed her residency at the University of Michigan. After graduation, she started work at the Family Health Center, a federally-qualified health center in Kalamazoo and later transitioned to working for Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. She is currently serving as core faculty in the Family and Community Medicine Residency Program – Kalamazoo, and as the Clerkship Director for the Family and Community Medicine third-year clerkship for the medical students. Dr. VanDerKolk has an interest in transgender health, and has started a transgender clinic at the Family Health Center. Some of her other interests include undergraduate and graduate medical education as well as physician burn-out and wellbeing.


  • Board Certification

    • American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)
  • Education and Training

    • Residency 2012, Family Medicine Residency, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
    • MD 2009, Wayne State University
    • BA, BS 2004, BS in Biology and BA in Spanish, Hope College
  • Research

    • Family Medicine