Kim Lairet, MD, FACS

Kim Lairet, MD, FACS

Kim Lairet, MD, FACS

Dr. Kim Lairet is a board-certified physician in General Surgery who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical management of breast cancer and breast-related disorders. She has been in practice since 2008, and founded North Atlanta Breast Care in 2016. Dr. Lairet is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons.

A native of Nebraska, Dr. Lairet completed her undergraduate education in biological sciences and psychology at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois before returning to Omaha for medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. For her outstanding academic accomplishments, service, and leadership, Dr. Lairet graduated with distinction, and was elected into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After graduation from medical school, Dr. Lairet entered the United States Army as a Captain, and trained at the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio Texas, completing both her surgical internship and residency in General Surgery. She subsequently served as a trauma and general surgeon in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and spent time in the US Army Institute of Surgical Research, which houses the Department of Defense’s only burn center.

Dr. Lairet was honorably discharged from the military in 2012 as a Major, and moved to the Atlanta area. She subsequently entered into private practice with Johns Creek Surgery where she was able to focus on her passion of breast surgery. She founded North Atlanta Breast Care in 2016 to serve the Cumming community with comprehensive, state-of-the-art breast care. She actively participates in the Northside Hospital multidisciplinary breast tumor conference, and is a member of the Northside Breast Care Committee. Also active in the community, she has given educational talks for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society and enjoys participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. She and her husband live in Duluth with their two dogs.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Education, Northwestern University
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Internship, General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Residency, General Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center

Certifications and Affiliations

  • Board Certified, General Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Women’s Association

Hospital Privileges

  • Northside Hospital - Forsyth

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Monday – Thursday:
8:00 AM — 4:00 PM
8:00 AM — 12:00 PM

*Please note that we are closed for lunch daily from 12:00 PM — 1:00 PM*

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