• Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery

Special Interests

  • Breast Cancer Specialist
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia/GERD
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Kelly A Favre, MD

Dr. Favre is board certified in general surgery. She has been in practice since 2002.  As one of our breast cancer specialists, she has a cosmetic approach. She focuses on sentinel node dissection partial breast radiation catheter placement and genetic testing for BrCA1 and 2, as well as myRisk. Using state of the art equipment she performs ultrasounds and vacuum core biopsies in her office.

Trained at UT-Southwestern Dr. Favre was the first to perform Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Southern Arizona. She also specializes in Laparoscopic ventral and inguinal hernia repair as well as Nissen Fundoplication and hiatal hernia repair. She is our expert at the hospital, interpreting testing such as manometry and pH testing.

Dr. Favre has kept and cherished every sentiment from her patients. To her former patients, it has been her great privilege to care for them both surgically and as people. To her future patients, she knows it can be difficult to put your health and trust in someone you're about to meet. Please know she will provide the highest level of surgical care, also treating you like one of her family members.

Appointments: 520.795.5845

  • "Thank you so much for your kindness, smiles, and empathy."

    Kim P.
  • "As a family member of someone in the medical profession, I know the value of a day off! Your willingness to load your entire family into the car for an examination and then return later for surgery went above and beyond the call! I have been fortunate to have been treated by the best!"

    Jill M.
  • "Besides being a skilled surgeon, you are also a nice person. That's important!"

    Warren W.
  • "Thank you for your kindness and support through this difficult time. You are a great doctor."

    Terry E.
  • "I forgot what it feels like to sleep or enjoy every day without regurg. It's amazing how I feel now and how miserable I felt one year ago." 

  • "I couldn't believe I had a surgery. You are on my "A" list."

    Jeri D.
  • "Your care before, during, and after surgery has been great and that has meant so much to me."

    Vicki S.
  • "I feel 100% better since you removed my gallbladder. Thank you for making me feel human again."

    Julia C.
  • "I am pleased from start to finish with my husband's lap chole...Dr. Favre, it has always been a pleasure working with you." 

    Brandi B.
  • "We appreciated your grace and dignity in helping us. We thank you deeply for your beautiful humanity."

    Audrey H.
  • "You were so kind to examine me, respond to my questions, and ease my concerns. You took time to minister to me, although I was not your patient."

    Jackie A.
  • "Thanks for being the outstanding doctor and surgeon you are."

  • "You are very considerate of your patients and that means so much to know your doctor does care!"

    Yvonne L.
  • "I know you see hundreds of patients referred to you, every month...perhaps they don't all say thank you, so I am stating it for all of them --and me too!"

  • "All of my...comrades are amazed you went over the other guys previous scars and left none. Thank you!"

  • "I appreciate the amount of time you spent with me. I healed so easily and with less pain than my previous repair attempts." 

    Sarah M.
  • "I have had a few surgeries, but, you are by far the best. You will always have a special place in my heart for your kindness."

    Stacy M.
  • "Thank you for taking such wonderful care of me during my breast cancer episode. You are not only an excellent surgeon, but a kind and empathetic person. You helped me in so many ways."

    Sue A.
  • "Your skills technically and so importantly, professionally and as a healer, made all the difference for me in my recovery."

  • "Thank you Dr. Favre for being a competent, conscientious and compassionate person and doctor."

  • "You are a very good surgeon --who obviously cares about your patients. Your bedside manner is exemplary!"

    Mary Jane F.
  • "I appreciate the precious time you spent visiting me at the hospital and seeing to my recovery."

    Yvonne L.