Endometrial, ovarian, cervical and vulvar cancer, Benign conditions requiring complicated laparoscopic surgery, Genetic predisposition to cancer
Holly Harbage Gallion, MD, has more than 30 years of experience in gynecologic oncology and a deep passion for taking care of women with gynecologic malignancies. She brings a wealth of knowledge as both a clinician and a researcher to the team of experts in the UK Markey Cancer Center’s Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
Gallion earned her medical degree from UK and also completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology and her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at UK. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in the subspecialty of gynecologic oncology.
As part of the team of cancer experts at Markey, Gallion provides treatment for women with a variety of cancers, including endometrial, ovarian, cervical and vulvar, and cares for patients with genetic predisposition to cancer. She also provides treatment for pelvic masses. She is highly skilled in performing laser surgery and complicated minimally invasive surgery.
Throughout her extensive career, Gallion has worked actively in clinical research. She has authored more than 130 refereed publications and 14 book chapters, editorials and reviews. She holds an appointment as a professor of gynecologic oncology in the UK College of Medicine.
Gallion has a special interest in caring for rural patients and addressing their unique challenges. Her research includes a focus on access to care via telemedicine to improve cancer care and survivorship for women in rural areas.
Gallion holds a certificate in medical management from UK as well as a certificate in leadership development for physicians in academic health centers from the Harvard School of Public Health.
I have been blessed to be able to follow my passion for many years and care for women with gynecologic malignancies. I particularly enjoy caring for the rural population, who face unique challenges. My philosophy is to approach each patient as if they are a family member.
Faculty RankProfessor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kentucky
Gynecological Oncology, University of Kentucky
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
- Open laparoscopic surgery
- Laser surgery
Cancer Center Member
- Translational Oncology