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Katelin Holmes, DO

Katelin Holmes, DO

Dr. Katelin Holmes received her medical degree with honors from the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her General Surgery Internship at Medical City Fort Worth Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her General Surgery Residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in Houston, Texas. She completed specialty rotations within breast surgery during her residency training at MD Anderson in Houston, Texas and the West Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee. Upon graduation of residency, she pursued specialty fellowship training in Breast Surgical Oncology in a Society of Surgical Oncology accredited fellowship through the OhioHealth Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

A Sigma Sigma Phi Honors Graduate, Dr. Holmes was also the recipient of the Dean's Award at Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine for her graduating medical school class. During her internship year of residency, she received the honor of Intern of the Year for all graduate medical education programs.

Dr. Holmes’s surgical interests include the treatment of breast cancer with hidden scar surgical techniques, sentinel lymph node biopsy, reverse axillary lymphatic mapping, oncoplastic breast surgery, skin sparing mastectomy, nipple sparing mastectomy, prophylactic/risk reduction mastectomy, and male breast cancer. Additionally, her clinical interests include benign diseases of the breast, breastfeeding medicine, breast cancer survivorship, and breast cancer genetic predisposition/high risk screening.

She is an active member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Dr. Holmes and her husband are the proud parents of one daughter. They enjoy spending time as a family and doing home improvement projects. In her spare time, you can find Dr. Holmes playing with her rescue pugs, cooking, reading historical fiction, and traveling – particularly when there’s a beach involved.v