I have grown up around medicine, especially family medicine, my entire life, as my father is a physician in a small town in Michigan. I have fond memories of time spent with my father visiting his hospitalized patients, where I realized the value of relationships and how they molded me to be the doctor and the person I am today. I chose osteopathic medicine because I truly believe in seeing and treating the individual as a whole, rather than treating a diagnosis or disease. I emphasize patient-centered care, being an advisor and providing the most up-to-date evidence-based medical recommendations to assist my patients with formulating a comprehensive care plan.
Dr. Kielhorn is “relatively new” to Central Texas, though his wife is from Austin. He enjoys spending time with his wife and young child, playing outdoors, going to the lake, museums, parks, or traveling to other local attractions. Dr. Kielhorn also enjoys trying new and unique restaurants, and a round of golf “when I get the opportunity.” His favorite local spots include the Nutty Brown Ampitheatre for live music, local restaurants Chuy’s, Torchy’s, and Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill, and DKR Memorial Stadium for Big 12 UT football games – even though he admittedly still wears MSU Spartan green most fall Saturdays!
Professional Positions and Honors
Dr. Kielhorn holds these memberships and honors:
- Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
- Member, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
- Member, American Osteopathic Association
- Member, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
- Member, Texas Medical Association
- Member, Travis County Medical Society
- Austin’s Top Doctors, Austin Monthly, 2022