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Kristine J. Thayer, MD, FACS, FAAP

Kristine J. Thayer, MD, FACS, FAAP

Pediatric Surgery

Kristine J. Thayer, MD, joined the Logan Health family in July 2020. She is also part of Logan Health Children's and its team of more than 40 pediatric specialists, providing surgical services to the children of Montana. Dr. Thayer’s practice is unique in that she collaborates with Community Medical Center in Missoula, Montana by providing exceptional pediatric surgical services at their facility so families do not need to leave the state for care. She specializes in neonatal surgery, congenital anomalies, and abdominal wall defects. Dr. Thayer completed her undergraduate at Stanford University in California and subsequently headed east to earn her medical degree at New York Medical College. For residency, she attended Rutger’s University Hospital Newark in New Jersey, and following, she completed her fellowship in pediatric surgery at Nichlaus Children’s Hospital in Florida. She offers comprehensive skills in minimally invasive and general pediatric surgery while providing outstanding outcomes. Outside of work, Dr. Thayer enjoys golfing, photography and spending time with her dog. 


American Board of Surgery


Rutger’s University Hospital Newark

Medical School

New York Medical College


Logan Health Children's Specialists
202 Conway Drive, Suite 200
Kalispell, MT 59901
p: (406) 758-7490
f: (406) 758-7080

Financial Assistance

This provider subscribes to the Logan Health Financial Assistance Program.