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Lyndsey J. Kilgore, MD, FACS

Lyndsey Kilgore portrait
Assistant Professor, TUKHS, Surgery

Professional Background

Dr. Lyndsey Kilgore, MD, FACS, is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the division of Breast Surgical Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Kilgore was born and raised in Kansas City. She received a B.A. in Human Biology and Business, as well as her M.D. from the University of Kansas. She then chose to stay to complete her General Surgery residency at the University of Kansas and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kilgore left Kansas to complete a Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Here she held numerous leadership positions, participated in cutting-edge research, and won the Fellow of the Year award.

Education and Training
  • MD, Medicine, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Ks
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Breast Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center , Houston, TX
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Board Certification, The American Board of Surgery
Professional Affiliations
  • American College of Surgeons , Young Fellow Association , Fellow, 2022 - Present
  • Association of Clinical Oncology, Member, 2022 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons , Associate Fellow Committee , Chair, 2021 - Present
  • Association of Surgical Education , Member, 2021 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons , Kansas Chapter Executive Committee , Member, 2020 - Present
  • American College of Surgeons , Associate Fellow Committee , Vice Chair, 2020 - 2021
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons , Member, 2019 - Present



Dr. Kilgore returned back home to Kansas City to bring the expertise from her M.D. Anderson training to our patients. Her surgical and research interests are in high risk patient populations, breast cancer related lymphedema, oncoplastic techniques, clinical trials, and mitigating the overtreatment of breast diseases. She also has a passion for medical student and resident education.

Current Research and Grants
  • Beyond the Red Line: Foundations for Surgical Success, University of Kansas Medical Alumni Innovative Teaching Fund (MAITF), PI