About Dr. James Kelly
James R. Kelly, MD received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in New York City and his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College. After completing an internship in internal medicine, he performed his laser eye surgery residency at The Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, widely regarded as one of the country’s top ten specialty eye surgery centers.
He pursued extensive additional training and certification in refractive laser eye surgery before devoting his entire professional career to the exciting field of corrective eye surgery (LASIK, PRK, Implant Surgery, Cataract and other vision correction procedures.) He has been performing corrective laser eye surgery and has personally performed many thousands of vision correction procedures, including LASIK, since 1996.
In March, 2015 Dr. Kelly received his new appointment as Medical Director for Resident Education for Refractive Surgery at NYEE (New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai). The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is one of the world’s leading facilities for the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the eyes, ears, nose, and throat, as well as related conditions. Founded in 1820 as the nation’s first specialty hospital, New York Eye and Ear manages more than 30,000 surgical cases and 225,000 outpatient visits per year. New York Eye and Ear is regularly ranked as one of the best hospitals in America, according to U.S. News & World Report, and was awarded Magnet status for excellence in nursing care.
Dr. Kelly is one of the board-certified laser eye surgeons and a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also proud to be a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the New York State Ophthalmological Society, and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons.
Dr. Kelly lectures on the topic of refractive surgery (laser eye surgery) and instructs other eye surgeons on the LASIK technique. Among his academic affiliations is being a lecturer at Columbia University. He has distinguished himself by scoring in the top 2% in the United States on the written certification for ophthalmology. Dr. Kelly has been the LASIK surgeon of choice for numerous physicians (including eye surgeons) and their families.
His work has been featured in Newsday, Daily News, New York Post, and on numerous radio stations, including POWER105, Z100, WKTU, PARTY, WLIR, KJOY, WALK, LITE-FM, and KROCK (Howard Stern Show), where such personalities as Jim Douglas, Kim Burke, Astra, Jagger, MoBounce, ProStyle, Vic Latino, Golddapper, Steve Harper, Helen Little and K.T. Mills express their enthusiasm over their surgical results with Dr. Kelly.
To experience the Kelly Difference and start seeing better, contact us today for your free consultation online today, or call us at 1.877.377.EYES.