Professional Summary

Degree

  • University of Colorado Health Science Center - Aurora, in Doctor of Medicine, 2014

Residency

  • University of Colorado Health Science Center - Aurora, in Internal Medicine, 2017

Fellowships

  • Fellowship in Endocrinology from University of Colorado Health Science Center

Board Certifications

  • AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE awarded in 08/23/2017
  • AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE (ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETES & METABOLISM) awarded in 10/09/2019

Professional Memberships

  • The Endocrine Society
  • Utah Medical Association
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Language Spoken

  • English

Practice Focus

Thyroid Disorders, Thyroid Nodule Evaluation and Biopsy, Thyroid Cancer, Parathyroid Disorders, Osteoporosis, Pituitary Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, PCOS, Transgender Services, Type 1 Diabetes Management when other endocrine conditions are present

Bio

Kelsey M. DeSalvo, MD, was born and raised in Colorado. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder where she was selected for the Phi Beta Kappa honor society, won the Jacob Van Ek Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Contributions to the University, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She completed her medical doctorate at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus where she won several awards including the Gottesfeld Memorial Award for Overall Outstanding Student Performance in Medical School, and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency and her Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. During her training, Dr. DeSalvo gained an expertise in fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules, initiated studies highlighting deficits in iodine content in prenatal vitamins (needed by the thyroid gland and brain of a developing fetus), and won the quality improvement incentive award for her research on the appropriate indications to use intravenous thyroid medication. Dr. DeSalvo is a fellowship trained Endocrinologist who sees adult patients with a broad range of endocrine diseases and disorders. Endocrinology primarily deals with understanding glands and hormones in the body. Dr. DeSalvo enjoys taking the time to get to know her patients and strives to find them a personalized, evidence-based treatment plan. She prides herself on her commitment to providing excellent patient care. In her free time, Dr. DeSalvo spends time with her husband, son, and dog. They enjoy many outdoor adventures, including hiking, camping and downhill skiing. She also enjoys reading.

Intermountain Hospital Affiliations

Verified Patient Ratings

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Patient Satisfaction

(4.7) 743 ratings

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Jan 18, 2023
Everything is fine
Jan 18, 2023
Everything is fine
Jan 10, 2023
The doctor was very professional yet caring.
Dec 24, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is a fantastic provider. I recommend her to everyone. She is a wonderful medical professional
Dec 18, 2022
I would definitely recommend Dr. DeSalvo!
Dec 18, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is amazing and thoroughly explained everything. She gave me options and helped me feel I had control of my health care.
Dec 15, 2022
Love Dr. DeSalvo!!
Dec 15, 2022
Always a good experience with Dr. DeSalvo and her team!!
Dec 14, 2022
Not bad
Dec 14, 2022
Very well
Dec 9, 2022
Very well attended
Nov 28, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is an amazing doctor. It has been a long time since I have had a doctor like her.
Nov 28, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is awesome.
Nov 23, 2022
I always feel so loved and cared for by all of the staff in Endocrinology
Nov 23, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo took time to sit and listen and show concern for my issues
Nov 18, 2022
Good
Nov 18, 2022
Great
Nov 15, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is very caring and asked if I had any questions and addressed each question. The appointment wasn't rushed and she was very respectful.
Nov 14, 2022
Good
Nov 14, 2022
I appreciate Dr DeSalvo taking the time to discuss my concerns and answer questions
Nov 14, 2022
Good
Oct 29, 2022
I have never had more thorough, dignified and compassionate medical care.
Oct 27, 2022
She is by far the best healthcare provider I have ever seen. Bright, caring, and informative.
Oct 24, 2022
I was VERY pleased with my experience with Dr. Desalvo. At first I was surprised that from the time I called to make an appointment (August) I couldn't get in to see her for months. But it was worth the wait
Oct 11, 2022
Everything is fine
Oct 10, 2022
I would highly recommend Dr. DeSalvo.
Oct 10, 2022
Very thorough with explanations and treatment options. Very personable and took as much time as needed to help with decisions.
Oct 3, 2022
Dr DeSalvo is wonderful. She was informative, patient, caring, and knowledgeable. Her immediate care and next steps in my treatment were so reassuring.
Oct 3, 2022
Have recommended her to others
Sep 27, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is very helpful and patient.
Sep 27, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is wonderful. Skilled, caring and personable.
Sep 27, 2022
Really like Dr Desalvo great doctor.
Sep 21, 2022
So wonderful. She was really on top of it and clear. Best doc ever!
Sep 21, 2022
Dr Desalvo is A+
Sep 16, 2022
I really like Dr DeSalvo
Sep 16, 2022
Great experience at her SL office. My first time at this office.
Sep 14, 2022
One of the best doctors that I have ever seen!
Sep 8, 2022
She listened to me, educated me. Very pleased
Aug 31, 2022
Dr DeSalvo was extremely helpful to educate me on the problems from my last surgery and new goals to prevent another surgery. I could never have ask for better help and a plan to move forward.
Aug 18, 2022
Excellent
Aug 18, 2022
Excellent
Aug 17, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo uis very attentive, friendly, patient, and knowledgeable.
Aug 17, 2022
Excellent!
Aug 9, 2022
Always recommend this practice
Aug 9, 2022
Dr Delsalvo is very good at explaining my condition and how I can do better
Aug 2, 2022
Thanks! This Was a good experience and so efficient. I wasn't sure how common nodules on the thyroid is and cancer and would have liked a potter more information but I'm sure I will be more informed when the test results comes out. Very professional dress and beside manner. I loved Dr DeSalvo and her nurse. They made me feel very important to them and comfortable having shots in my throat. I didn't feel hardly anything!! Thanks!!
Jul 30, 2022
Good
Jul 30, 2022
Good experience
Jun 30, 2022
Dr. Desalvo is very concerned with my care and treatment. It's nice to have a Dr that genuinely cares
Jun 23, 2022
Don't measure a solution
Jun 22, 2022
Highly satisfied with her. First time in year's my diabetes is in control
Jun 12, 2022
Dr DeSalvo prepared an alternate treatment path should it be necessary
Jun 10, 2022
Dr DeSalvo is Excellent. I need and appreciate her help. .
Jun 8, 2022
Dr. Desalvo is one of my favorites to visit with. I brought up minor concerns and she didn't disregard them at all. She came up with a lot of ideas that we're going to work through as I get more test results back. I'm so so grateful for her after I had so
Jun 8, 2022
I will ALWAYS recommend Dr. Desalvo.
Jun 7, 2022
Excellent doctor
May 27, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo was amazing. Very thorough. Very thorough. I wish more doctors were like her.
May 26, 2022
I'm very impressed with Dr. DeSalvo. She went over everything that could possibly happen. I'm so grateful for how she put me at ease. I'd never had a biopsy before.
May 26, 2022
Everyone I came in contact with were amazing. So grateful.
May 26, 2022
Loved meeting with Dr. DeSalvo. She was incredibly kind and listened to my questions/concerns and gave helpful information.
May 23, 2022
This was one of the best experiences I've ever had with any provider. She spent 40 or more minutes with me. She drew pictures and explained everything well.
May 16, 2022
DeSalvo is excellent and a very people person!
May 9, 2022
I have recommended Dr. DeSalvo and will continue to.
May 2, 2022
Dr Desalvo is very good at helping me make choices and recommending good care. I don't think I would recommend her to others though because I feel the choice in doctor is best advised by other medical professionals and the patient in question. Not me as
May 2, 2022
It is a very professional practice that works hard. .
Apr 30, 2022
Dr DeSalvo is effectively communicates without ever making me feel talked down to. I feel like she's a partner in my success.
Apr 26, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo was wonderful. I would recommend her to anyone I know.
Apr 26, 2022
SHE WAS AMAZING!!!!!!!
Apr 22, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is the most thorough and kind physician I have experienced. As full as her schedule is, she never seems rushed, her explanations are clear and she is very respectful of my input regarding treatment. I always leave with clear instructions and k
Apr 22, 2022
Incredibly caring, competent and integrated staff.
Apr 19, 2022
Dr. Del Salvo was great in taking time and making my new patient visit a good experience. She is knowledgeable and personable.
Apr 8, 2022
Good
Apr 6, 2022
Good
Apr 6, 2022
Good
Apr 6, 2022
Good
Apr 6, 2022
Very good
Mar 31, 2022
Excellent!!
Mar 31, 2022
Excellent inclusion in deciding next steps.
Mar 31, 2022
Very helpful.
Mar 25, 2022
Dr. Desalvo took the time to explain to me and my daughter exactly what my options were.
Mar 23, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is outstanding physician.
Mar 18, 2022
Dr. DeSalvo is awesome. I feel lucky to be able to see her.
Mar 18, 2022
Very knowledgeable
Mar 17, 2022