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Dr. Kelly's ongoing and enduring commitment and appreciation for learning and training has kept him at the forefront of medical knowledge and understanding.  If he doesn't know the answer to your problem, he'll find it!





Curriculum Vitae



Diplomate, American Board of Urology



Birth date:                                May 24, 1956


Birthplace:                               Niagara Falls, New York


Office:                                      2001 Santa Monica Boulevard

                                                Suite 590 West

                                                Santa Monica, CA  90404


Telephone:                               (310) 829-0039 

Facsimile:                                (888) 721-1105                       

CA Medical License:                G55252 

DEA License:                           AK3231204 

NPI:                                          109 388 9263 

Board Certification:                  The American Board of Urology. Original certification, 1992                                                                                            Recertification, 2002, 2011. 

Professional Associations: 

            American Urologic Association,

            Diplomate, American Board of Urology

            Western Section of the American Urological Association

            California Urological Society

            American Association of Clinical Urologists

            California Medical Association                       

Recent Acknowledgements:                                   

             America’s Top Surgeons

             Castle Connolly selection, 2016 Top Doctors in Southern California

             U.S. News & World Report: Top Urologists in America

            America’s Top Urologists, Consumer Research Council

            LA’s Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine

            Marquis Who’s Who in American Medicine

            Patient’s Choice Award, American Registry 

Current Practice Status: 

            Chief of Urology, Providence-Saint John’s Health Center

            Assistant Professor of Urology, John Wayne Cancer Institute

            Private Practice in Santa Monica, California.    

Hospital Affiliations:                                                                                                                                   

     Saint John’s Health Center (Chief of Urology)

             Surgery Committee

             Cancer Committee

             Perioperative Safety Committee

             Infectious Disease Committee       

     Santa Monica-U.C.L.A. Medical Center

Educational Background:           

            Undergraduate College:                 

                        State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo

                        B.A.: Cell and Molecular Biology (1974 – 1978)              

            Postgraduate Research:         

                        Oncologic Epidemiology, Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Institute

                        Buffalo, New York (1978-80)           

            Medical School: 

                         Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

                         Bronx, New York (1980 – 1984) 

            Surgical Residency: 

                         PGY 1&2: General Surgery (1984 – 1986)

                         Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 

                         PGY 3-5 Urology (1986 – 1989)

                        Clinical Urology,

                        Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles, CA     

                        Basic Science Research, U.C.L.A. Department of Surgical Oncology                           

                        PGY 6:  Chief Resident in Urology 1990

                        Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

                        Gary E. Leach, M.D., Chief of Service 

Special Training and Certification: 

-Laser Certifications:    

            Holmium Laser/Nd: YAG,

            CO2 Laser,

            Greenlight Laser Ablation                                                                                                       

-Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Certification (AUA) 

-California State Fluoroscopy Certification 

-Microsurgery Training Certification, Microsurgery Research Institute, San Francisco 

-Contigen Implant Training 

-Visual Laser Ablation of Prostate. Harbor-U.C.L.A. Medical Center (August 1992)           

-Use of the Holmium/Nd: YAG Laser in Urological Surgery. Workshop and Hands-On Training       UCLA Medical Center November 1994 

-Endourology / Ureteroscopy, AUA Surgical Learning Center. Houston, Texas 

-Radiofrequency Tissue Ablation Training (TUNA), VidaMed Training Course, Irving, CA (April 1996) 

-Basic and Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery in Urology, AUA Surgical Learning Center, Houston, TX (July 1997) 

-Endo-Urologic and Ureteroscopy Certification (AUA Training Center, Houston, Texas) 

-Indigo Interstitial Laser Ablation of the Prostate, Beverly Hills, CA (August 2000) 

-Renal and Prostate Targeted Cryoablation Training Symposium, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY, NY (October 2000) 

-Laparoscopy for the Urologist:  Didactic and Hands-On Animal Laboratory USC Department of Urology 2001 

-Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Nephrectomy Course:  Didactic/Hands-On Laboratory

 USC Department of Urology                                                                                                           

-Targeted Cryoablation for Urologic Applications. Regional Training workshop.  USMD Surgical Center. Arlington, Texas. 2007 

-Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques in Urologic Surgery, Ethicon Endo-Surgery Research Laboratory, Cincinnati, Ohio 

-High Frequency Ultrasound (HiFu) Ablation of Prostate Cancer Training Seminar, Toronto, Canada 2007           

-Da Vinci Robotic Surgery Console Certification – Intuitive Surgical Training Institute, UC Irvine. 2007          

-Advanced Laparoscopy Training.  AUA Hand-on training.  Baylor Medical School.  November, 2011    

-Advances in Prostate Imaging and Focal Ablative Treatment of Prostate Cancer. NYU School of Medicine 6/21/2013

-AUA Consensus Conference on Small Renal Masses, held at University of Southern California Department of Urology. Hosted by Dr Indiber Gill.  Thursday, 10/23/2014.

-Attendee, AUA special skills program for Hands-On Training in the laparoscopic and   robotically assisted surgery of Small Renal Masses.  USC.  October 24-25, 2014.

Recent Presentations:

-The use of multiparimetric MRI Imaging in the Management of Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer.  St. John’s Health Center Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.  September 8, 2014.

-Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis.  Natural History, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Staging and Management.  St. John’s Health    Center Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.  April 10th, 2014.

-Active Surveillance for Men with Low-Risk Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate. “Who Is a Candidate for Surveillance, Who Is Not?” Providence-Saint John’s Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.  September 11, 2014.

 -Reconciling the R.E.N.A.L. Nephrometry Tool and the updated NCCN Management Guidelines for Kidney Cancer. “Upholding Oncological Principles and Avoiding Chronic Kidney Disease.”  Providence-Saint John’s Health Center’s Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.  December 11, 2014.

-Tumor Board Presentation.  Providence-Saint John’s Health Center Multidisciplinary Tumor Board.  November 12, 2015.  Santa Monica, California.

            Topics: 1. Current Management of Renal Angiomyolipoma

                         2. Update of NCCN Management of Pathological T2 Bladder Canc

-Grand Rounds. Providence-Saint John’s Health Center. Santa Monica. The Evaluation and Management of Urinary Retention in the Acute Care Setting. November 11, 2015.                    


Peer-Reviewed Publications:


            Long-term results of Bladder Neck Suspension Procedures. Problems in UROLOGY. Mark J. Kelly, M.D. and                   Gary E. Leach, M.D., Volume5, Number 1. March 1991, pp.94-105.


            Transurethral Incision of the Prostate: A Pre-and Post-Operative Analysis of Symptoms and Urodynamic                         Findings: Mark J. Kelly, Deborah Roskamp and Gary E. Leach.  J. Urol.  142:1507, 1989.Synopsis published in               Yearbook of Urology 1990, p 117, Eds: J. Y. Gillenwater and S. S. Howard, Mosby: Chicago.