Kristalyn Gallagher, DO

Section Chief of Breast Surgery
Surgical Director of the Breast Care Program
Associate Professor of Surgery

Recipient of the 2016 UNC Health Care and UNC Faculty Physicians Award for Carolina Care Excellence


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.


  • Fellowship: Breast Oncology and Oncoplastics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR  2013-2014
  • Residency: Oklahoma State university Medical Center, Tulsa, OK  2008-2013
  • DO: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, WV  2004-2008


General Surgery – Board Certified (2015)


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Dr. Kristalyn Gallagher
  • Phone Numbers

    (919) 966-5221 (Office Phone)

  • (919) 966-8806 (Fax)

  • Address

    Division of Surgical Oncology, CB #7213

    UNC Department of Surgery

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7213