Kevin Gallagher, MD, Joins Hematology/Oncology Associates

May 25, 2022

Kevin Gallagher, MD, has joined Hematology/Oncology Associates, located at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

As a hematologist/medical oncologist, Dr. Gallagher specializes in treatment of blood disorders such as anemia and rare bone marrow diseases, and cancers such as lung, liver, stomach, pancreas, kidney, bladder and prostate, among others.

A Shreveport native, Dr. Gallagher received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at LSU in Baton Rouge before returning to Shreveport where he earned his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport School of Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at LSU Health Shreveport, as well as a hematology/oncology fellowship where he served as chief fellow.

Following his post graduate specialty training, he practiced several years in Monroe before accepting a position at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, where he not only developed comprehensive treatment plans for his patients but was active in clinical medical research related to hematology/oncology. He has coauthored many published articles and presented research at national and international cancer meetings. 

Dr. Gallagher prides himself on the communication he has with his patients. “My priority is ensuring their understanding of the disease process as well as developing treatment options,” he said. He believes trust between doctor and patient is paramount and respect should be mutual.

Hematology/Oncology Associates is part of the Willis-Knighton Physician Network. Other doctors in the practice are Joyce Feagin, MD; Tyler Lash, MD; Maxwell “Chip” McDonald, MD; Prakash Peddi, MD, and Anil Veluvolou, MD.

Dr. Gallagher and his partners welcome new patients and accept most insurance plans.