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Kelsey Barrell, M.D.

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Neurology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Divisions: Neuromuscular

Academic Office Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Neurology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Sub: Neuromuscular Medicine)

Kelsey Juster-Switlyk, MD, is an assistant professor in the Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology at the University of Utah. She hails from Portland Oregon, studied anthropology at the University of Victoria, BC, before obtaining her MD at Rosalind Franklin University of Medical Sciences in Chicago. She completed her internship, residency and fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Gordon Smith at the University of Utah, where she developed a passion for academic medicine and education. Her academic interests include cancer and chemotherapy related neuromuscular complications and amyloidosis. She is the neurologic specialist in the regional Amyloidosis Program at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and is helping develop a comprehensive multidisciplinary neuro-oncology clinic which will cover a wide range of neuromuscular disorders.

SPECIALTIES: Neuromuscular, Electromyography, Amyloid Neuropathy, Cancer and Chemotherapy related neuromuscular complications.

Education History

Fellowship University of Utah
Neuromuscular Medicine
Chief Resident University of Utah
Chief Resident
Residency University of Utah
Internship University of Utah
Preliminary year, Internal Medicine
Professional Medical Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Undergraduate University of Victoria

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