Robert Emmett Kelly, M.D.


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Personal Statement

   A Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult andgeriatric psychiatry, Dr. Kelly completed his undergraduate degree in Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology. He went on to work in computer science at the IBM Nordic Lab in Stockholm, Sweden, leading a natural language project, before earning his medical degree at Lund University in Sweden. He completed his psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship training at the Beth Israel Medical Center program, and joined Weill Cornell Medical College as a research fellow in 2007. In 2010, Dr. Kelly began his current work as Assistant Attending in Psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital Westchester Behavioral Health Center, admitting patients and working on adult inpatient units, while continuing his psychiatric research as Principle Investigator for the Cornell Site of the iSPOT-D study, and in developing improved brain imaging methods. He has served on committees of the American Psychiatric Association as Member/Co-chair of the Residents Committee of the NY County District Branch of the APA, Member/Chair/Consultant of the Elections Committee, and Member of the Committee on Bylaws of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Kelly is fluent in English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Spanish.      ** Please Note, Dr. Kelly DOES NOT have an active outpatient practice.

Honors and Awards

   Caltech Prize Scholarship (academic excellence) - California Institute of
Technology - 1982
   Tau Beta Pi (academic achievement) - California Institute of Technology -
   First Patent Award - IBM Nordic Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden - 1986
   Resident Research Award, Honorable Mention - New York County District
Branch of the APA - 2005
   Cynthia Horner Research Award - Beth Israel Medical Center - 2006
   Laughlin Fellowship Award - American College of Psychiatrists - 2006
   Physician-of-the-year Award Nominee - New York-Presbyterian Hospital - 2010
   Physician-of-the-year Award - New York-Presbyterian Hospital - 2012
   Fellow - American Psychiatric Association - 2015
   Healthcare Hero Nominee - Westchester Magazine - 2015

Board Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Geriatric Psychiatry)
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology (Psychiatry)
Clinical Expertise
Mood Disorder
Brain MRI
Brain CT
  • M.D.
    University of Lund Faculty of Medicine (Sweden)
  • B.S.
    California Institute of Technology
  • Associate Attending Psychiatrist
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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Other Interest: 
Lund University
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Nordic Psychiatric Associations