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Adam G. Kelly, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-2530

Office: (585) 275-2530

Fax: (585) 273-1026

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Neurology

Biography

Dr. Adam Kelly is currently an Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He attended Cornell University for undergraduate training and received his M.D. from the University of Rochester. He then completed his neurology residency and vascular neurology (stroke) fellowship at the University of Rochester. He has research interests in finding ways to enhance the quality of care for patients and families affected by neurological disorders. Dr. Kelly also serves as the department's Director of Teleneurology and Regional Development. Being born and raised in a rural area of upstate New York, he understands the importance of delivering outstanding neurological care to our patients throughout the Rochester and Finger Lakes region.

Professional Background

Dr. Kelly is an Associate Professor of Neurology at URMC and serves as the department's Director of Teleneurology and Regional Development. He attended Cornell University for his undergraduate training and then received his M.D. degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He then completed a neurology residency and a vascular neurology (stroke) Fellowship, both at Rochester. Dr. Kelly is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and an active member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Dr. Kelly's clinical focus is primarily on stroke and other forms of cerebrovascular disease, both in the outpatient and inpatient settings. In his role as Director of Teleneurology and Regional Development, he oversees the department's telemedicine activities which include a telestroke program that extends over a large portion of upstate New York, an inpatient teleneurology service that provides remote consultations at several regional hospitals, and a rapidly growing ambulatory telemedicine program.

From a research perspective, Dr. Kelly has participated in several projects seeking to improve the quality of care provided to patients with stroke and other neurologic disorders. He has specific interests in finding ways to facilitate communication and decision-making faced by patients and families in the setting of severe stroke.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

2002
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007
Fellowship in Vascular Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2006
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2002 - 06/30/2003
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards

2017
Burton Sandok Visiting Professor of Neurologic Education
Sponsor: Mayo Clinic

2013
A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Certificate
Sponsor: American Academy of Neurology

2011
Dean's Teaching Fellowship Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2008
American Heart Association Young Investigator Seed Database Grant

2007
Fellow Teaching Award

2004 - 2005
Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

6/29/2020
George BP, Kelly AG. "Rethinking Regional Neurologic Care in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Era." JAMA neurology.. 2020 Jun 29; Epub 2020 Jun 29.

5/12/2020
Sico JJ, Sarwal A, Benish SM, Busis NA, Cohen BH, Das RR, Finsilver S, Halperin JJ, Kelly AG, Meunier L, Phipps MS, Thirumala PD, Villanueva R, von Gaudecker J, Bennett A, Shenoy AM. "Quality improvement in neurology: Neurology Outcomes Quality Measurement Set." Neurology.. 2020 May 12; Epub 2020 May 12.

2/7/2020
Li T, Cushman JT, Shah MN, Kelly AG, Rich DQ, Jones CMC. "Prehospital time intervals and management of ischemic stroke patients." The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2020 Feb 7; Epub 2020 Feb 07.

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