Dr. Kevin Kalinsky

Dr. Kevin Kalinsky of Emory Healthcare

On October 17, the Weekly Check-Up Atlanta is joined by Dr. Kevin Kalinsky of Emory Healthcare to discuss the NFL’s Crucial Catch campaign and the importance of breast cancer screenings during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Kevin Kalinsky, MD, MS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Kalinsky serves as the director of the Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship where he is tasked with fulfilling the vision to improve breast cancer outcomes by aligning research and education with cancer treatment and prevention. A breast cancer physician and investigator, Dr. Kalinsky’s research focus is on developing new therapeutic approaches to patients with breast cancer.

Dr. Kalinsky’s research is in the area of new drug development and therapies for patients with early-stage and metastatic breast cancer. His work involves the development of clinical trials to assess novel therapeutic agents in breast cancer based on tumor genomics. He is funded by a number of sources, including the National Institutes of Health and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Emory Affiliation

Emory Clinic – School of Medicine Faculty

Emory Physician Group Practice

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Emory Healthcare Network

Academic Title

Associate Professor

Provider Title

Director, Glenn Family Breast Cancer Center & Director of Breast MedMedical Oncology , Winship Cancer Institute

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Interpretive Services

To provide the highest quality of care, interpreter services may be utilized to ensure proper communication of medical information for deaf, hard-of-hearing, and non-English speaking patients or family members.


Dr. Kalinsky is a recipient of the Ewig Clinical Scholar Teaching Award from Columbia University, NCI Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award, Physician of Impact Award from Susan G. Komen Greater NYC, and SWOG Career Engagement Award.

Academic Profile
Winship Cancer Institute Profile


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, 2009

Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Hematology/Oncology, 2008

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2005

Tufts Medical Center
Internship, Internal Medicine, 2003

Medical University of S.C.
Medical Education, 2002