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Cheryl L. Olson, MD

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About Cheryl

Cheryl Olson, MD, is a board certified General Surgeon with expertise in Breast Surgery, General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, and Robotic Surgery. 

During her medical education, she served a two-year tour aboard the USS Simon Lake during Desert Storm and shares a deep commitment to military families and retirees.

Dr. Olson’s expertise and care of cancer patients includes state-of-the-art procedures for treating breast cancer including ultrasound guided biopsy, breast conservation and the use of accelerated partial breast radiation catheters. All care she provides is highly specialized and tailored to the unique needs of the patient, which may include nipple and areolar sparing mastectomy followed by immediate reconstruction which are coordinated with an experienced plastic surgeon. Dr. Olson is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the primary leadership organization for general surgeons who treat patients with breast disease.

In practice, Dr. Olson has a special interest in treating patients with benign and malignant diseases with the most advanced minimally invasive techniques. This includes laparoscopic procedures for cholecystectomy, hernia repair, and removal of portions of the colon. She has expertise in use of the robotic surgery system for the more complex surgical procedures. 

The practice of medicine and surgery is her passion. Dr. Olson considers it a privilege and pleasure to provide her patients with the highest level of coordinated care for any surgical need. She strives to treat each patient with the kindness and expertise she would want for her own family.

  • College
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO
  • Medical School
  • M.D. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Denver, CO
  • Internship
  • Surgical Internship Naval Medical Center
    San Diego, CA
  • Residency
  • Surgical Residency Naval Medical Center
    San Diego, CA
Medical Interests Special Clinical Interests:
  • Breast Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery