Conditions

Procedures Performed

  • Open laparoscopic surgery
  • Laser surgery

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 Statment

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
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Training & Education

Degree

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

Residency

Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Kentucky

Fellowship

Gynecological Oncology, University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    June 1st 2022
    Very pleased with *Dr. Gallion she was very caring.

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    May 6th 2022
    Dr. Gallion is a wonderful doctor and a very caring person! I would recommend her to anyone!

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    April 6th 2022
    I was treated with the utmost care, respect, & understanding. Everyone was professional, thorough, fully explanatory, & compassionate. Very positive experience under difficult circumstances.

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    March 15th 2022
    I actually saw one of Dr. Gallion's assistants who did the procedure so this survey is based mostly on my experience with him. Unfortunately, I do not recall his name however, Dr. Gallion came by at the end to reiterate what her assistant explained. The entire experience was excellent and very professional.

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    March 9th 2022
    I have been given such professional health care
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      March 1st 2022
      Answer all my questions.
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      February 9th 2022
      This was a check up but also had shingles on my bottom - I was given exceptional care!
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      February 3rd 2022
      *Dr. Gallion was very clear - She explained how she thought we should proceed & why. I did not feel I was being pushed to do something I didn't want to. Straightforward. Excellent.
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      February 2nd 2022
      Excellent, highly recommend her.
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      January 11th 2022
      That a very good place to stay in the hospital.
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      January 11th 2022
      Absolutely awesome and friendly, attentive, and thorough! Excellent bedside manner!!!
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      October 6th 2021
      *Dr. Gallion is great - She always explains & makes the patient part of the decision -
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      September 29th 2021
      *Dr. Holly Gallion is an amazing doctor and surgeon. I like and respect her.
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      September 3rd 2021
      *Dr. Gallion was so nice and helpful I would recommend her to everyone.