Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Cecilia Kelly, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Gastroenterology - Barrett's Esophagus
Gastroenterology - Celiac Disease and Management
Gastroenterology - Colon Disease
Gastroenterology - Colonoscopy Screening/Diagnostic
Gastroenterology - Esophageal Disease
Gastroenterology - GI Cancer (Colon, Rectal, Liver, Bile Duct, Esophagus)
Gastroenterology - Gastrointestinal Bleed and Ulcers
Gastroenterology - General
Gastroenterology - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and Colitis)
Gastroenterology - Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Gastroenterology - Motility and Swallowing Disorders

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Office Locations

1300 Wolf Street
1st Floor
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 955-8900
Fax: (215) 923-3447

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Personal Statement

I am interested in general GI, with a special interest in women's gastrointestinal health. I have done research in celiac disease and resident education in gastrointestinal bleeding.


  • Jefferson Medical College, Medical School


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Recent Publications

Multimodal imaging of suspicious choroidal neoplasms in a primary eye-care clinic

Personalized Prognosis of Uveal Melanoma Based on Cytogenetic Profile in 1059 Patients over an 8-Year Period: The 2017 Harry S. Gradle Lecture

PRiMeUM: A model for predicting risk of metastasis in uveal melanoma

Evaluating Retinal Sequelae of Radioactive Episcleral Plaque Brachytherapy for Medium-Sized Choroidal Melanomas Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

Frequent GNAQ, GNA11, and EIF1AX mutations in iris melanoma

Overexpression of the anti-apoptotic protein BAG3 in human choroidal melanoma: A case report

Cytogenetic Abnormalities in Uveal Melanoma Based on Tumor Features and Size in 1059 Patients: The 2016 W. Richard Green Lecture

Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Fractionated Stereotactic Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Uveal Melanoma

Primary photodynamic therapy with verteporfin for small pigmented posterior pole choroidal melanoma

Sex disparity in survival of patients with uveal melanoma: Better survival rates in women than in men in South Korea

The biology of uveal melanoma

The prognostic value of AJCC staging in uveal melanoma is enhanced by adding chromosome 3 and 8q status

Uveal melanoma: Relatively rare but deadly cancer

Orbital recurrence of iris melanoma 21 years after enucleation

Ocular oncology: Advances in retinoblastoma, uveal melanoma and conjunctival melanoma

Metastatic disease from uveal melanoma: Treatment options and future prospects

Uveal melanoma treatment and prognostication

Choroidal Histopathology

Choroidal Tumors

External validation of the liverpool uveal melanoma prognosticator online