Dr. James Kelly was raised in Brooklyn, NY and went to Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan. Upon graduating, he attended Georgetown University for college and medical school. For intern year, he worked at Maimonides Medical Center in the surgery department, doing a transitional year where he rotated through several specialities such as trauma surgery, general surgery, cardiothoracic intensive care, pediatrics, emergency medicine, and internal medicine. Afterwards, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at North Shore/Long Island Jewish, where he served as chief resident his final year. Dr. Kelly treats many eye conditions such as dry eyes, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Kelly is board certified, and helps teach the Osler board review class. Currently living in New York, he is an avid New York sports fan. He frequently uses his time off to travel, with recent trips to Europe and Asia.