Dr. Kelly was born and raised in New York State just north of New York City. He attended the University of Notre Dame and was the first member of his family to complete college. He then attended Georgetown University Medical School followed by his Internal Medicine internship in Worcester. He practiced family medicine in Palmer at Wing Memorial Hospital for one year.
Deciding to specialize in Ophthalmology, he then completed his residency at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston where he was Chief Resident in his final year.
Dr. Kelly is one of the founders and President of the Cataract and Laser Center – a state of the art surgical center that provides the latest technology for eye surgery in a relaxed and professional environment.
He is also past president of the staff of Wing Memorial Hospital.
In his spare time, Dr. Kelly enjoys physical activities such as swimming and bicycling but devotes most of his attention to volunteer mission work in Haiti.
He is President of the board of the CRUDEM foundation which runs a hospital in Northern Haiti, a nutrition center, a mobile clinic and two schools.
He travels to Haiti at least 3 times a year and during one of those trips, brings most of his office staff to provide free care and surgery.
He and his wife Linda have three children who are all entering the medical field. Linda is chaplain at Baystate Medical Center. They reside in Wilbraham, Massachusetts.