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Kristalyn Gallagher, DO, FACOS, FACS, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member specializing in breast surgical oncology.

Associate Professor, Surgery
Breast Surgical Oncology & Oncoplastics
Chief, Breast Surgery
Director, UNC Surgical Breast Program
UNC-Chapel Hill
Breast Cancer

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.

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Awards and Honors

  • UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence, 2020

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