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Cardiology Physicians - North Wilmington
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1401 Foulk Road,
Suite 201
Foulkstone Plaza
Wilmington, DE 19803 Phone: (302)478-5055 Fax: (302)478-5224

Abby Medical Center
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One Centurian Drive
Suite 200
Newark, Delaware 19713
Phone: (302)366-8600
Fax (302)366-5646


Physician Information

John J. Kelly III, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Dr. Kelly has been a member of Cardiology Physicians since 1996. Dr. Kelly grew up nearby the Wilmington area in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He attended Garnet Valley High School. His family belonged to the Graylyn Crest Swim Club in Northern Wilmington. Dr. Kelly obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College and attended Jefferson Medical College. His post graduate training began with a residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago. He served as Chief Medical Resident there. His Cardiology Fellowship was at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston Texas. Dr. Kelly’s recognitions include AOA membership, being named Intern of the Year at University of Illinois and being named Chief Cardiology Fellow at the Texas Heart Institute. He was an Attending Physician at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. He received a Teaching Award from the residents at Christ Hospital. He was then an attending physician at Paoli Memorial Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital in Pennsylvania before joining Cardiology Physicians in 1996. Dr. Kelly is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and is board certified both in Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of cardiovascular disease. He has additional board certification in interventional cardiology.

Dr. Kelly has a strong commitment to consultative cardiology and has been in practice since 1991. Dr. Kelly has additional areas of interest including echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, stress echocardiography, diagnostic catheterization and catheter based treatment of heart disease. He also has an interest in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Kelly is the Medical Director for Cardiology Education at Christiana Care Hospital.

Dr. Kelly and his wife Janice were married in 1989. Dr. Kelly and Janice are the proud parents of Jay and Brooke. Dr. Kelly’s free time is spent enjoying family activities. He spends as much time as possible on the sidelines watching his children compete in various athletic contests. He enjoys chipping in with coaching when able. He tries, without much success, to play golf.

John J. Kelly III, M.D., F.A.C.C.

Medical Education

  • Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa. 1980-1984

Residency and Fellowship

  • Residency - University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 1984-1988
  • Fellowship - Texas Heart Institute, St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas 1988-1991 

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Licensed physician - State of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois
  • Board Certification - American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Cardiovascular Disease, November 6, 1991
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, September 16, 1987
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, July 1, 1985

Hospital Appointments

  • Christiana Care, Newark, DE
  • St Francis, Wilmington, DE

Professional Memberships

  • ACC-Fellow
  • AMA
  • AWARDS & HONORS AOA - House staff member
  • Sigma Xi

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