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 Associate 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.

His career interests have been focused on improving the quality of care for stroke patients, and the Women's Neurology Clinic will ensure that the unique aspects of caring for women with cerebrovascular disease will get the attention they rightly deserve.

Awards & Honors (Local)

A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Certificate | American Academy of Neurology 2013
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. 20 available »

2016 Jan
Damania D, Kung NT, Jain M, Jain AR, Liew JA, Mangla R, Koch GE, Sahin B, Miranpuri AS, Holmquist TM, Replogle RE, Benesch CG, Kelly AG, Jahromi BS. "Factors associated with recurrent stroke and recanalization in patients presenting with isolated symptomatic carotid occlusion." European journal of neurology. 2016 Jan; 23(1):127-32. Epub 2015 Sep 01.
2016 Jan
Salinas J, Sprinkhuizen SM, Ackerson T, Bernhardt J, Davie C, George MG, Gething S, Kelly AG, Lindsay P, Liu L, Martins SC, Morgan L, Norrving B, Ribbers GM, Silver FL, Smith EE, Williams LS, Schwamm LH. "An International Standard Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures After Stroke." Stroke. 2016 Jan; 47(1):180-6. Epub 2015 Nov 24.
2015 Mar 24
Kelly AG, Attia J. "Balancing access and quality in comprehensive stroke care." Neurology. 2015 Mar 24; 84(12):1188-9. Epub 2015 Mar 04.
2014 Sep 2
George BP, Kelly AG, Schneider EB, Holloway RG. "Current practices in feeding tube placement for US acute ischemic stroke inpatients." Neurology. 2014 Sep 2; 83(10):874-82. Epub 2014 Aug 06.
2014 Jun 12
Kelly AG, Holloway RG. "Hemicraniectomy for middle-cerebral-artery stroke." The New England journal of medicine. 2014 Jun 12; 370(24):2346-7.

Current Appointments

Associate 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

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

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