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Ronan Joseph Kelly, M.B.A., M.B.B.Ch., M.D.

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Associate Professor of Oncology


Expertise: Esophageal Cancer, Gastroesophageal Cancer, Medical Oncology, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Small Cell Lung Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Thymic Carcinoma, Thymoma more

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Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Appointment Phone: 410-955-8964

401 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231 map
Phone: 443-287-0005


Ronan Kelly, M.B.B.Ch., M.D.,M.B.A is an Associate Professor of Oncology and Director of the gastroesophageal cancer therapeutics program at Johns Hopkins. He also serves as the Medical Director of Global Oncology for Johns Hopkins International.

Dr. Kelly completed his medical training in 1998 from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. He subsequently completed a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) from University College Dublin in 2001 where he focused on strategies to improve efficiencies in the delivery of health care while introducing innovative information technology platforms to enhance quality and value in hospitals. After completing his internal medicine residency and oncology fellowship he moved to the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda MD in 2007.

In 2011 he was recruited to Johns Hopkins to develop an innovative portfolio of clinical trials in gastroesophageal and lung cancer. He is currently the national and International principal investigator on numerous phase II and phase III clinical trials investigating immunotherapeutics in gastroesophageal cancer. He is a member of and chairs multiple taskforces that are developing quality and safety metrics for the treatment of cancer in an attempt to improve cancer care around the World. more


  • Associate Professor of Oncology



  • MB BCH BAO, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (1998)


  • Beaumont Hospital / Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital / Internal Medicine (2004)


  • Waterford Regional Hospital / Medical Oncology (2005)
  • Beaumont Hospital / Medical Oncology (2006)
  • Tallaght Hospital / AMNCH / Medical Oncology (2007)
  • National Cancer Institute-Oncology / Medical Oncology (2011)
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