Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine



National Institutes of Health
Washington, D.C.

Internship and Residency

Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
Boston, MA

Medical School

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Washington, D.C.

Undergraduate School

Colgate University
Bachelor of Arts
Hamilton, NY

Hospital Affiliated With

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

Professional Associations

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AΩA)

Georgetown Clinical Society

Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi)

Montgomery County Medical Society (MCMS)

Personal Interests

Dr. Frekko Farrell enjoys spending time and playing sports with her husband and their three children.


Kathleen Frekko Farrell, MD is a Board Certified Internist practicing outpatient Internal Medicine with three other physicians at Frekko Primary Care, LLC in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Those three other physicians are her father, Tibor Frekko, MD, and her two sisters, Mary Frekko Kilavos, MD, and Ann Frekko Raffo, MD.

After completing a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University, in Hamilton, New York, Dr. Farrell was offered a Pre-IRTA Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health. There she participated in multiple research projects at the National Cancer Institute in the Division of Hematopathology, resulting in three publications. Dr. Farrell obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Society. She completed her Internal Medicine Internship and Residency with a special focus on Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

Just after Residency, Dr. Farrell married a fellow Georgetown School of Medicine graduate, and moved to Rochester, MN for a year and worked as an Internist at Olmsted Medical Center. After that, Dr. Farrell moved back East and began working at Frekko Primary Care. She is on Staff at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and is a member of the Montgomery County Medical Society, MedChi, Georgetown Clinical Society and AΩA Honor Society. During her time in Maryland, she has been chosen as a “Top Doc” in Washingtonian and Consumers’ Checkbook magazines. Dr. Farrell has also been chosen as a “Rising Star” in SuperDoctors magazine.