Kelly graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 after completing a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. She then completed internships in Equine Medicine and Surgery, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Ophthalmology and Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Kelly then completed a residency under the tutelage of Professor Seth Koch – one of the founding members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists – and was granted Membership of that body in 2007.
Kelly has written numerous papers in international journals and has lectured extensively both in the USA and internationally and won various teaching awards. In 2010 she came to Australia to work in specialist ophthalmology practice.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, “What Is Your Diagnosis?: Retrobulbar mass in a dog” Vol 221, No.11, December 1, 2002
“Ocular Blastomycosis: Review of the literature and a case report” Presented in Cambridge, England June 2003 and in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho October 2003
“Canine Ocular Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumours: A report of 3 cases with clinical and histologic features and a review of the literature”. Presented in Washington DC October 2004