Thomas Kelly, M.D.


3020 Children's Way
MC 5075
San Diego, CA 92123


Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

St. George's University School of Medicine


New York Medical College


Yale University School of Medicine

Board Certifications

Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics




Dr. Thomas Gerald Kelly is a pediatric endocrinologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After receiving his bachelor of arts from the University of California, Riverside in 1991, he attended St. George's University School of Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at the New York Medical College in 2002, where he also received an award for "the hardest working resident." Immediately following residency, his training continued as a fellow in pediatric endocrinology at Yale University School of Medicine, where he focused his research on bone and mineral metabolism.

Immediately following his fellowship, he became board certified in pediatric endocrinology and then joined Pediatric Endocrinology of San Diego, a private practice where he worked until joining the Rady Children's/University of California, San Diego Pediatric Endocrinology Division in May 2007.

Along with treating children with endocrinology disorders and diabetes, Dr. Kelly serves as the endocrinologist for the combined Endocrinology/Neuro-Oncology Clinic. Additionally, he is part of a collaborative effort of the endocrinology and pulmonology divisions to improve care of children with cystic fibrosis. Currently, he is creating a protocol that will better identify those patients with cystic fibrosis at increased risk for developing diabetes mellitus and bone metabolic disorders.

Along with being a frequent speaker at conferences on diabetes and endocrine disorders, Dr. Kelly sits on the board of directors of the San Diego Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, participates in various educational forums, including Take Control of Your Diabetes and Feria de Salud, and serves as a medical liaison in the Chula Vista Chapter of Healthy Eating Active Communities.

Dr. Kelly recently accepted a position to serve on an advisory committee for a study to evaluate technology-based health communications and chronic disease management intervention in improving patient outcomes. The goal is to better understand how to prepare young patients with diabetes to manage their disease as an adult.


Metal overlayer on metal carbide substrate: unique bimetallic properties for catalysis and electrocatalysis.
Kelly TG, Chen JG

Surveillance for early detection of aggressive parathyroid disease: carcinoma and atypical adenoma in familial isolated hyperparathyroidism associated with a germline HRPT2 mutation.
Kelly TG, Shattuck TM, Reyes-Mugica M, Stewart AF, Simonds WF, Udelsman R, Arnold A, Carpenter TO

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