Professional Summary


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


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


  • Fellowship in Endocrinology from University of Colorado Health Science Center

Board Certifications

  • AM BD INTERNAL MEDICINE awarded in 08/23/2017

Professional Memberships

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


  • Endocrinology

Language Spoken

  • English

LGBTQ+ Clinically Competent

  • Yes

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


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

(4.8) 975 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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Sep 26, 2023
Excellent at addressing all my concerns, and making sure I was heard instead of minimizing any issues I brought up.
Sep 21, 2023
Very good
Sep 21, 2023
Sep 18, 2023
This was a fairly straightforward visit. Even so, felt that all the bases were covered.
Sep 13, 2023
Dr DeSalvo was exceptional.
Sep 9, 2023
Dr Desalvo has an excellent bed side manner. She made me feel comfortable and explained medical concerns about my health very thoroughly and patiently. I highly recommend her.
Aug 30, 2023
She is kind and knowledgeable!
Aug 29, 2023
Dr Desalvo has had consistently excellent quality of care and follow- up, very knowledgable, showed kindness and concern for me as a patient and as a person.
Aug 23, 2023
I would recommend Dr.DeSalvo and the team she works with to everyone. They are all very knowledgeable, efficient,kind and caring.
Aug 23, 2023
All in all this was a difficult time made good by a wonderful doctor and nurse.
Aug 17, 2023
Dr Desalvo is awesome!
Aug 13, 2023
She's a great thyroidologist and the practice seems to me like a well-oiled machine where everyone is working together
Aug 13, 2023
Dr. Desalvo is an incredible physician. I wish there were more like her.
Aug 11, 2023
Very good provider.
Aug 11, 2023
Dr. De Salvo should train other physicians on hood practice. She is incredible. Polite. Empathetic. Knowledgeable. Patient. Professional.
Jul 19, 2023
Very good
Jul 11, 2023
Dr DeSalvo explains what's going on and weekday my options are very well. She listens to my condemns and let's me make the decision in my care. I love that!
Jun 20, 2023
She was great! Very caring and knowledgeable. She worked out a good follow-up plan for my thyroid cancer, parathyroid disease and osteoporosis.
Jun 15, 2023
The physician was knowledgeable and considerate.
Jun 13, 2023
Clone Dr. DeSalvo
Jun 13, 2023
Dr. DeSalvo is amazing. I have 100% confidence in her and her opinion. The best doctor I have ever had.
Jun 9, 2023
Dr DeSalvo provided excellent care.
Jun 8, 2023
She remembered me and specifically something I had told her on our first visit a few years ago.
Jun 8, 2023
I greatly appreciate Dr. Desalvo. I would recommend her to anyone needing her type of care.
Jun 8, 2023
Dr Desalvo is an amazing doctor. She explains well, listens well, and makes very informed decisions. I would recommend her to anyone needing her specialty.
Jun 8, 2023
The staff worked excellently together as a professional team!I would HIGHLY recommend this practice to others...!!
Jun 8, 2023
Dr. De Salvo was EXCELLENT in all areas & factors...!! She was VERY positive, professional, thorough & caring....I would gladly recommend her to family or friends...!!
Jun 6, 2023
Dr. DeSalvo was very informative, and attentive. Did not seem rushed at all.
Jun 6, 2023
She was very good and explained options carefully.
Jun 5, 2023
When I don't understand something I ask. If Dr Desalvo is speaking above my head, I ask follow up questions and she brings it to my level.My understanding of my diabetes and treatment has went up dramatically since seeing Dr DeSalvo, Llowing me to take more ownership of my diabetes.

Practice Location

Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic

389 S 900 E Salt Lake City, UT
Mon thru Fri 8AM - 4:30PM
Provider's Main Location
Accepting new patients
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