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Kelsey E. Larson, MD, FACS

Professional Background

Dr. Larson's practice is completely dedicated to breast surgery patients, particularly those with breast cancer or those who are at high risk for breast cancer. She has extensive fellowship-level training in advanced surgical techniques, including oncoplastic surgery and nipple-sparing mastectomy. In addition, she has an interest in clinical research as well as clinical education.

Dr. Larson is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and has earned both FACS and FSSO designations. She is the current NAPBC Committee Chair for KU Cancer Center, Program Director for the SSO-Approved Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Chair of the Surgery Research Committee, and immediate past President of the Kansas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. She serves on the Selected Readings Committee for the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) as well as on the Education Committee nationally for CoC.

Education and Training
  • BA, Chemistry with Concentration in Biochemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • BA, English Literature, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency, General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland OH), Cleveland, OH
  • Clinical Fellowship, Breast Surgical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic (Cleveland OH), Cleveland, OH
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • American Board of Surgery
  • Medical License, Missouri
  • Medical License, State of Kansas
Professional Affiliations
  • Society of Surgical Oncology, Program Directors Committee, Member, 2022 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Committee on Cancer (CoC) , Member, 2021 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, YFA Education Committee, Member, 2020 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Kansas Chapter, President, 2020 - 2022
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons, Selected Readings Committee, Member, 2020 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Young Fellow's Association, Member, 2019 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons, Kansas Chapter, Annual Planning Committee, Co-Chair, 2018 - 2020

  • Cullom, Melissa, Amin, Amanda., L, Balanoff, Christa., R, Wagner, Jamie., L, Larson, Kelsey., E. 2020. Evaluation of Breast Surgical Oncology Complications After Single Agent versus Dual Agent HER2 Targeted Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy. American Journal of Surgery, 220 (5), 1225-1229
  • Braun, Sterling, Dreicer, Mollie, Butterworth, James, Larson, Kelsey. 2020. Do Nipple Necrosis Rates Differ in Pre-Pectoral Versus Sub-Muscular Implant-Based Reconstruction after Nipple Sparing Mastectomy?. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27, 4760-4766
  • Larson, K., E, Grobmyer, S., R, Valente, S., A. 2018. Evaluation of recurrence patterns and survival in modern series of young women with breast cancer.. The Breast Journal, 24 (5), 749-754
  • Larson, Kelsey., E, Wang, Yen., Y, Finke, Karissa, Schwensen, Kelsey, O'Dea, Anne., P, Khan, Qamar, Nye, Lauren, Heldstab, Jaimie, Godwin, Andrew., K, Kimler, Bruce., F, Sharma, Priyanka. 2019. Impact of Germline BRCA Mutation Status on Survival in Women with Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Journal of Cancer Treatment and Research, 7 (4), 81-86. (Invited Manuscript)
  • Follette, Craig, Humphrey, Clare, Amin, Amanda., L, Balanoff, Christa., R, Wagner, Jamie., L, Larson, Kelsey., E. 2020. Primary Tumor Resection in De Novo Stage IV Breast Cancer Patients: Single Academic Center Experience. The Breast Journal, 26 (7), 1366-1369
  • Kilgore, L., J, Korentager, S., S, Hangge, A., N, Amin, A., L, Balanoff, C., R, Larson, K., E, Mitchell, M., P, Chen, J., G, Burgen, E, Khan, Q., J, O'Dea, A., P, Nye, L, Sharma, P, Wagner, J., L. 2018. Reducing Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (BCRL) Through Prospective Surveillance Monitoring Using Bioimpedance Spectroscopy (BIS) and Patient Directed Self-Interventions.. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 25 (10), 2948-2952
  • Freyvogel, Mary, Padia, Shilpa, Larson, Kelsey., E, Dietz, Jill, Grobmyer, Stephen., R, Valente, Stephanie., A. 2014. Screening Mammography Following Autologous Breast Reconstruction: An Unnecessary Effort. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 21 (10), 3256-3260
  • Larson, Kelsey., E, Grobmyer, Stephen., R, Karafa, Matthew, Pratt, Deborah. 2018. Time to Treatment and Survival in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Trimodality Treatment in the United States. Cancer Treatment and Research Communications, 16, 32-37
  • Larson, K., E, Grobmyer, S., R, Reschke MAB, Valente, S., A. 2018. Fifteen-Year Decrease in General Surgery Resident Breast Operative Experience: Are We Training Proficient Breast Surgeons?. Journal of Surgical Education, 75 (2), 247-253