James Kelly MD Associate Director of Advising | MedSchoolCoach

James Kelly MDAssociate Director of Advising

Dr. Kelly is a New York based Ophthalmologist who helps prepare doctors for their oral boards.

James Kelly MD, MedschoolCoach Advisor

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Bio

Dr. Kelly was born and raised in New York City. Upon graduating Stuyvesant High School, he moved to Washington, DC. He attended Georgetown University, majoring in biology with a minor in philosophy. After graduating college, he attended Georgetown for medical school, where he became interested in Ophthalmology. Moving back to New York, he matched at North Shore/Long Island Jewish for residency. He served as chief resident, and was responsible for interviewing prospective residents.

After becoming board certified, Dr. Kelly started working with the Osler Institute, helping Ophthalmologists prepare for their oral boards. He is currently in private practice, working in Manhattan and Long Island. In his spare time, Dr. Kelly likes to travel the world, listen to live music, and root for the Mets, Giants, Knicks and Georgetown basketball.

He is excited to help prospective students get accepted to medical school!

EDUCATION

Undergraduate: BS, Georgetown University
Medical School: MD, Georgetown University
Residency: North Shore/Long Island Jewish

SPECIALITY

Ophthalmology

FUN FACT

Dr. Kelly is an avid traveler who tries to see at least three different countries a year. He still cannot speak a second language.

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