New faculty spotlight: Neil Kalsi, MD

October 06, 2020

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Neil Kalsi, MD

Neil Kalsi, MD, is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Neil Kalsi, MD
  • Hometown: Naperville, Illinois
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor in the UNMC Department of Family Medicine

Research/professional interests:

  • Substance use disorder
  • Asthma
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes care

How I fell in love with family medicine: I love family medicine because I am able to care for the patient and their loved ones. In doing so, I have the opportunity to partner with a household and their community to help many people live healthier, happier, higher quality lives with the people they love most.


  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2013
  • Residency, Northwestern McGaw Medical Center, 2016


  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I bring a Star Wars lunch box to work.
  • My favorite food groups are peanut butter and pizza.
  • I earned a minor in theological studies in college.


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Drea Jones, MD
October 07, 2020 at 5:53 PM

Welcome to the FM Department!!! We are so glad to have you join our amazing team. ✌🏾

Cristy Arent
October 06, 2020 at 8:43 AM

Love your food groups!! And the lunchbox. I'm not a Star Wars fan, but kudos to you for showing what you love!! Made me smile.