Dr Kelly trained and graduated in medicine and surgery at The London Hospital Medical College at the University of London. He undertook higher specialist training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Internal Medicine at St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals before taking up Consultant posts at Whipps Cross and Southend Hospitals. Latterly he is Clinical Director of Acute Medicine at King's College Hospital where he practices in General and Acute Medicine and maintains an interest in Diabetes, Metabolism and Endocrinology.
He undertook research in Endocrinology at St Bartholomew's Hospital investigating mechanisms of tumour growth in the bowel of patients with acromegaly presenting his thesis for an MD at University of London.
He is Chairman of The London Regional Transfusion Committee and maintains an interest in making transfusion of blood products safer, the management of anaemia including the pre- and post-operative and pre and post-pregnancy optimisation and maintenance of circulatory health.
He enjoys literature and political history and biography, plays chess, tennis, golf, and enjoys skiing and road cycling.
Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Thyroid disease - Graves' thyrotoxngicosis; hypothyroidism, preparation for pregnancy and managing thyroid dysfunction for conception and through pregnancy; thyroid nodules and multinodular goitre; de Quervain's thyroiditis; thyroid function tests not making sense. I will also work closely with the appropriate thyroid surgeon, should you need to consider or have an operation for your thyroid disease.
- Menopause - diagnosing and treating the menopause and the menopause transition, with bioidentical HRT if appropriate.
- Adrenal disease - assessment and management of possible and proven adrenal failure, Addison's disease, ACTH deficiency; Cushing's syndrome and Cushing's disease; adrenal tumours; adrenal hypertension - Conn's syndrome, diagnosis and management, phaechromocytoma
- Pituitary disease - prolactinoma; functioning and non-functioning pituitary tumours, and inflammation, acromegaly; hypothalamic hypogonadism - ovarian and testicular failure; Cushing's disease.
- Androgen deficiency - primary and secondary testicular failure, maintenance of testosterone therapy, monitoring bone health and haemoglobin.
- Spermatogenesis induction alongside testicular failure
- Osteoporosis and osteopaenia - diagnosis, management and surveillance
- Obesity and overweight, both investigating why and managing, including preparation for surgery.
- Hypertension, anaemia and blood transfusions.