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Holly H. Gallion, MD

Dr. Holly Gallion
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  • Gynecologic Cancer Team
This provider offers TeleCare
  • Conditions treated

    Endometrial, ovarian, cervical and vulvar cancer,  Benign conditions requiring complicated laparoscopic surgery,  Genetic predisposition to cancer
  • About

    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.

    Personal Statement

    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 Rank

    Professor 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

  • Research

    Cancer Center Member


    • Translational Oncology
  • Locations

    Gynecologic Oncology Clinic

    Whitney Hendrickson Building
    UK Markey Cancer Center
    Whitney-Hendrickson Building
    800 Rose St.
    Third Floor, Room 330A
    Lexington, KY 40536
    Fax 859-323-1602

    A parking lot is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive. Get directions to Whitney-Hendrickson.

    Direct line 859-323-2284

    Insurance Information

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