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Kelly Finan, M.D., MSPH, FACS, FASCRS


Dr. Kelly Finan obtained her bachelors degree in Zoology at the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio and then went on to obtain her doctorate of medicine from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her General Surgery Residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL, where she also conducted quality outcomes research and earned a Masters of Science in Public Health. Dr. Finan then went on to complete her Colorectal Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.

Dr. Finan’s specialty is the treatment of all colorectal diseases ranging from malignant to benign. She is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery and in Colorectal Surgery by the American Board of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Finan is also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Finan offers minimally invasive approaches with advanced laparoscopic and robotic techniques for abdominal procedures, colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening, as well as transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) for treatment of rectal polyps and early rectal cancers. Dr. Finan was named to the Baton Rouge Business Report’s prestigious Top 40 Under 40 list in 2011 for her work in the community and state.

Kelly Finan, MD is actively involved in Get Your Rear in Gear, a 5k run/walk focused on raising awareness about colon cancer.

Dr. Finan’s specialty areas include colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticular disease, infectious colitis, fecal incontinence, rectocele, rectal prolapse, and anorectal pathology including hemorrhoids, anal fissure, abscess and pilonidal disease. Dr. Finan currently serves as chair of the Rectal Multidisciplinary Care Team and is a member of the Colorectal Multidisciplinary Care Team at Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.

  • Cancer Center or Physician Group Affiliations Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center
    Colon Rectal Associates
    Baton Rouge Colorectal Associates
    Our Lady of Lake Physician Group
  • Experience and Training Residency: University of Alabama (General Surgery)
    Fellowship: Washington University (Colorectal Surgery)
  • Education Undergraduate: Miami University
    Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Medical School: University of Cincinnati Medical School
  • Certifications American Board Colorectal Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
To make an appointment, please call:

Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center (Baton Rouge): (225) 767-0847

On your first visit to any Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center location, you should bring the following with you:

- Insurance cards/information about insurance policies, Medicare/Medicaid, cancer policies
- Driver’s license or other form of picture I.D.
- List of all medications you are presently taking
- List of all doctors who are involved in your care
- List of questions you would like to ask the doctor
- Please arrive 20 minutes before your appointment time to complete admission and medical history forms.