Education

Fellowship
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008
Residency
Pediatrics, Penn State Univ-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2005
Internship
Pediatrics, Penn State Univ-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2003
Degree
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2002

Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Pediatrics, 2008
Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, 2005

State License

A91532
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Robert Kelly received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, followed by his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his pediatric residency training at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, followed by his pediatric critical care fellowship training at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. He is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, the Medical Director of Pediatric Transport and the Medical Director for Pediatric ECMO. He also serves as the Course Director, Department Liaison/Lead Instructor for the Pediatric Residency Program in conjunction with the UCLA Simulation Center.

    Dr. Kelly's clinical interests include pediatric ECMO, medical simulation, resuscitation and global health. He has participated as a clinician and educator on trips to India, Peru, El Salvador and Mozambique. As a member of the Pediatric Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Program, he also provides inpatient pediatric pulmonary hypertension consultation.

    Academic/Professional Appointments

    • Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    • Medical Director of Pediatric Transport
    • Medical Director for Pediatric ECMO
    • Physician, Pediatric Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Program
    • Course Director, Department Liason/Lead Instructor - Pediatric Resident Simulation - UCLA Simulation Center
    • Medical Director of PICU Nurse Practitioners
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

     

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Children's Health Center

    (primary location)
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Los Angeles, California 90095
    Phone
    310-825-9135
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics, 2008
    Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics, 2005

    Education

    Fellowship
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008
    Residency
    Pediatrics, Penn State Univ-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2005
    Internship
    Pediatrics, Penn State Univ-Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 2003
    Degree
    MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2002
  • Research

    Research Interests

    Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ECPR), Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Pulmonary Hypertension

    Publications

    • Su JA, Kelly RB, Grogan T, Elashoff D, Alejos JC. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after pediatric orthotopic heart transplantation. Pediatr Transplant 2014;doi: 10.1111/petr.12382. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Yadlapati A, Grogan T, Elashoff D, Kelly RB. Correlation of a novel noninvasive tissue oxygen saturation monitor to serum central venous saturation in pediatric patients with postoperative congenital cyanotic heart disease. JECT 2013;45:40-5.
    • Wen AY, Weiss IK, Kelly RB. Chryseomonas luteola bloodstream infection in a pediatric patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension receiving intravenous treprostinil therapy. Infection 2013;doi: 10.1007/s15010-012-0399-2. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Newgent K, Kelly RB, Madikians A. Index of suspicion: sudden increase in intracranial pressure in a 15-month-old girl who has hydrocephalus. Pediatr Rev 2012;33:578, 581-2.
    • Yuan S, Tsukahara E, De La Cruz K, Kelly RB. How we provide transfusion support for neonatal and pediatric patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Transfusion 2012;doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03688.x. [Epub ahead of print]
    • Carlos F. Lerner, Robert B. Kelly, Leslie J. Hamilton, and Thomas S. Klitzner, “Medical Transport of Children with Complex Chronic Conditions,” Emergency Medicine International, vol. 2012, Article ID 837020, 6 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/837020.
    • Kelly RB, Harrison RE. Outcome predictors of pediatric extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Pediatr Cardiol 2010;31:626-33.
    • Federman MD, Kelly R, Harrison RE. Refractory metabolic acidosis as a complication of high-dose midazolam infusion for pediatric status epilepticus. Clin Neuropharmacol 2009;32:340-1.
    • Kelly RB, Porter PA, Meier AH, Myers JL, Thomas NJ. Duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation before extracorporeal rescue: how long is not long enough? ASAIO J 2005;51:665-7.
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