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Laura Gallagher, DO

Laura Lyn Gallagher, DO

General, Minimally Invasive, Robotic and Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Laura Lyn Gallagher is a Board-Certified General Surgery Specialist in Dallas, Texas. She graduated with honors from the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth in 2013. Having more than 7 years of diverse experiences, especially in general surgery, Dr. Gallagher affiliates with the Saint Luke’s North Hospital, and cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in the St. Luke's Physician Group.

Dr. Gallagher currently practices at 7777 Forest Lane, Suite C-670, Medical City Hospital-Building C, Dallas, TX 75230. She believes that each patient is unique and is committed to offering the most individualized and highest quality care to each and every patient in a warm and compassionate environment.

For all appointments and inquiries please call Dr. Gallagher at or click here to book an online appointment.


  • Saint Luke’s Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship: 08/2018- 08/2019
  • PCOM, General Surgery Residency: 06/2014- 06/2018
  • PCOM, General Surgery Internship: 06/2013- 06/2014
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
    Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, D.O., May 2013
  • University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
    Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, MS in Medical Sciences, May 2009
  • University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas
    Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, December 2007

Honors and Awards

Undergraduate School

  • Lubbock Osteopathic Scholarship, July 2012
  • National Dean’s List- University of Texas at El Paso, Fall 2002- Fall 2007
  • ACS resident surgical jeopardy champions, November 2016

Presentations and Publications


  • Crepitant cellulitis due to Staphylococcus Lugdunensis: A case report and review of the literature
    Dr. Adrian Ong, Supervising Attending
  • Rivera L, Sakata LC. Pneumobilia. In: Dangleben D, Madbak F, editors. Acute Care General Surgery. Heidelberg: New York: Springer, 2017

Medical School

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita 2012
    Michael Smith Ph.D., Supervising Professor
    University of North Texas Health Science Center (Department of Integrative Physiology)
  • John Peter Smith (JPS) Connection 2011
    Kathy Dolan Ph.D., Supervising Professor
    University of North Texas Health Science Center (Department of Clinical Medicine)
  • Televised Interview for Telemundo on Willed Body Program, conducted in Medical Spanish, October 2011
    Rustin Reeves Ph.D., Supervising Professor
    University of North Texas Health Science Center (Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy)
  • Taught Musculoskeletal Lectures to Incoming Medical Students,
    Summer 2010 University of North Texas Health Science Center
    (Department of Cell Biology andAnatomy)

Graduate School

  • Examination of the Rewarding Effects of Nicotine During Adolescent
    Period of Development, September 2007- December 2007;
    Testing the Effects of Melatonin on Cataleptic Rats, July 2007- August 2007
    Dr. Nancy O’Dell, Supervising Professor
    University of Texas at El Paso (Department of Psychology)

Research Activities


  • The Single Anastomosis, 300 cm loop duodenal switch (SIPS) results in less nutritional deficiencies than the standard duodenal switch (DS) operation: A Multicenter, randomized controlled trial, 2016
    Dr. Stephen Myers, Supervising Attending

Professional Society Memberships


  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, 2013
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association, 2013
  • American College of Surgeons, 2016
  • Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter ACS, 2016
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 2017

Medical School

  • Student Osteopathic Surgical Association, 2009
  • American Medical Association, 2009
  • Texas Medical Association, 2009
  • Texas Osteopathic Medical Association, 2009
  • Student Osteopathic Medical Association, 2009
  • Christian Medical Association, 2009
  • American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, 2009
  • Student American Academy of Osteopathy, 2009

Graduate School

  • Medical Science Community Service Organization, 2008

Undergraduate School

  • Hispanic Center of Excellence, 2004
  • American Chemical Society, 2003
  • American Society for Microbiology, 2003
  • Medical Professions Organization, 2003
  • Health Career Opportunity Program, 2002

Licenses and Certifications

  • Advanced Trauma Life Support, September 2013
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, June 2013
  • Basic Life Support, June 2013

Foreign Language

Spanish- fluent

Practice Location

Medical City Hospital-Building C
7777 Forest Lane,
Suite C-335,
Dallas, TX 75230

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