Dr. Kelly Matthew Gallego MD Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Kelly Gallego is a plastic surgeon in Sioux City, Iowa and is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Gallego accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City who specialize in Plastic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Plastic Surgeon: General Plastic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Plastic Surgery, 2001–2003

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, General Surgery, 1998–2001

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Plastic Surgery
Certified 7 years in Plastic Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2014

SD State Medical License
Active through 2013

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Through-and-through gunshot wounds to the foot: the "Fearless Fosdick" injury.
Verheyden, C. N., McLaughlin, B., Law, C., Gallego, K., Ketch, L., White, R. R.

Chest wall reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix (AlloDerm) and a latissimus muscle flap.
Cothren, C. C., Gallego, K., Anderson, E. D., Schmidt, D.

Fibrin glue reduces intra-abdominal adhesions to synthetic mesh in a rat ventral hernia model.
Toosie, K., Gallego, K., Stabile, B. E., Schaber, B., French, S., de Virgilio, C.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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