Kelly Santoro, MMSc, PA

Kelly Santoro, MMSc, PA-C

Physician Assistant
Clinical Director

+1 310 272 7640
Kelly.Santoro@med.usc.edu

Kelly Santoro is a Physician Assistant and the Clinical Director at the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC. With a diverse background working at USC and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, she has over 10 years of experience in treating a wide range of cancers. Kelly was born in Houston, TX, spent her childhood overseas in Singapore and graduated from the Singapore American School. She then attended Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, graduating summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in biological sciences, and received her Master’s of Medical Science Physician Assistant degree from Yale School of Medicine. Kelly has studied and written theses on the physician-patient relationship and distress in oncology patients. She has also studied oncology internationally in Kampala, Uganda. Outside of the clinic, Kelly enjoys traveling, photography, swimming, and spending time with her husband and son.