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Resident Biography



Kelsey (Keano) Pavlosky, MD, MS

Postgraduate Year 1

Medical School

JA Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii


Honolulu, HI

Undergraduate Institution: Georgetown University, COL ‘08

Medical School: University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine

Other degrees/information about them: BA – Major: Economics, Minor: Studio Art
MS – Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa 2016

Future Plans: I am considering a fellowship.

Why UMASS?: I wanted to come back to the East Coast, and to gain experience training somewhere new. The residents seemed happy during interviews and had good things to say about the culture here. I also valued the diversity in the patient population.

Favorite thing to do in Worcester? Get outside—there is a lot of nature to appreciate here!

Any recent abstracts, posters, or publications?:

Parsa FD, Pavlosky KK, Harbison G, Yim N, Cheng J, Marison SR, Parsa AA. Effect of Preoperative Patient Education on Opioid Consumption and Wellbeing in Breast Augmentation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2020; 145(2): 316e-323e.

Seale AP, Pavlosky KK, Celino-Brady FT, Yamaguchi Y, Breves JP, Lerner DT. Systemic versus tissue-level prolactin signaling in a teleost during a tidal cycle. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 2019; 189(5): 581-594.

Vossler JD, Pavlosky KK, Murayama KM, Moucharite MA, Murayama SM, Mikami DJ. Predictors of robotic versus laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair. Journal of Surgical Research. 2019; 241: 247-253.

Pavlosky KK, Yamaguchi Y, Lerner DT, Seale AP. The effects of transfer from steady-state to tidally-changing salinities on plasma and branchial osmoregulatory variables in adult Mozambique tilapia. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 2019; 227: 134-145.