Adam G. Kelly, M.D.

Adam G. Kelly, M.D.

Contact Information

2180 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Office: (585) 275-2530
Fax: (585) 273-1026

Professional Bio

Dr. Kelly received his M.D. degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has completed a neurology residency and a Vascular Neurology (Stroke) Fellowship, both at Rochester. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology at URMC and Director of the New York State Primary Stroke Center at Highland Hospital. He has research interests in improving quality of care for stroke patients, medical decision making in severe stroke, and neurology resident education.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Dean's Teaching Fellowship Award | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry | Rochester, NY 2011
American Heart Association Young Investigator Seed Database Grant 2008
Fellow Teaching Award 2007
Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award 2004 - 2005

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 8 available »

2013 Feb 19
Holloway RG, Gramling R, Kelly AG. "Estimating and communicating prognosis in advanced neurologic disease." Neurology. 2013 Feb 19; 80(8):764-72.
2011 May
Kelly AG; Hellkamp AS; Olson D; Smith EE; Schwamm LS. "Predictors of rapid brain imaging in acute stroke: analysis of the Get with the Guidelines-Stroke program." Stroke. 2011; .
Kelly AG, Rothwell PM. "Evaluating patients with TIA: to hospitalize or not to hospitalize?" Neurology. 2011 77(24):2078-9. Epub 2011 Nov 16.
Kelly AG; Hoskins KD; Holloway RG. "Early stroke mortality, patient preferences, and the withdrawal of care bias." Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 2011; .
Holloway RG; Ladwig S; Robb J; Kelly AG; Nielsen E; Quill TE. "Palliative care consultations in hospitalized stroke patients." Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2010; 13: 407-412.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurology, Stroke Division (SMD) - Primary


Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2002
BS | Biology | Cornell University1998
MS | Clinical Investigation | University of RochesterAttended 2009 - Present

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Vascular Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center/Vascular Neurology Fellowship07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry07/01/2003 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003