DO, FACOS, FACS
Associate Professor, Surgery
Breast Surgical Oncology & Oncoplastics
Chief, Breast Surgery
Director, UNC Surgical Breast Program
Area of Interest
Breast surgical oncology, including excisional biopsy; lumpectomy; mastectomy; skin-sparing mastectomy; nipple-sparing mastectomy; oncoplastic surgery; sentinel lymph node biopsy and mapping; axillary node dissection; axillary reverse mapping to reduce lymphedema, locally advanced breast cancer; breast cancer in young women; breast sarcomas; benign breast disease; high risk breast cancer patients.
Awards and Honors
- UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence, 2020
News and Stories
Researchers develop AI model to improve tumor removal accuracy during breast cancer surgery
Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, and colleagues have developed an AI model that can predict whether or not cancerous tissue has been fully removed from the body during breast cancer surgery.