Dr. Kevin Kelly, MD

Dr. Kevin Kelly, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Kevin Kelly, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Aurora, IL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.Read his story

2040 Ogden Ave Ste 300

Aurora, IL 60504

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Managed Care (Non-HMO)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kelly's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kelly treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly treats Spondylosis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Kelly treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelly treats Spine Disorders more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Kelly treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Kelly's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Arthroplasty
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
Rush Med Coll/Rush-Prsby St Lukes Mc
Residency Hospital
1999
Rush Med Coll/Rush-Presby-St Luke's
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1993
University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate School
2004
1999
1998
1993

Awards

Dr. Kelly's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kelly

4.2

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
77.14285714285714%
(27)
4 Stars
2.857142857142857%
(1)
3 Stars
2.857142857142857%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
17.142857142857142%
(6)

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I've seen Dr. Kelly twice and both times he was very thorough and spent a lot of time with me explaining my problems and how they could be fixed. Very happy with him and his staff.
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I was happy with my experience with everyone in Dr. Kelly's office especially Amber. They were very organized and supportive.....from the surgery to office visits.
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Awesome and top notch young surgeon! A very caring doctor for his patients and their issues. He performed huge surgery on spine in Oklahoma back several years ago. Wish he'd move back to Oklahoma City!
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I'm glad I was recommended to Dr.Kelly by Dr.Katula,I was told at the Veterans Admin. I needed this surgery,I wanted a second opinion and wound up with Dr. Kelly.Good for me. Dr.Kelly and staff where outstanding.I couldn't ask for better care.
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Dr. Kelly was very thorough in his explanation of my condition per the MRI. He took the time to answer all of my questions in a manner easy to understand. I felt Dr. Kelly was young enough to know the newest techniques and options for spinal surgery, yet has practiced long enough to make me comfortable with his surgical experience. He offered a relatively new option to me along with the more established routine treatment. I am thrilled with the results of the surgery he performed.
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Dr. Kelly was relentless in evaluating the cause of my pain, eventually finding the needle in a haystack. He spent a great deal of time reviewing the test results with me, made recommendations, and was very clear about the likely outcomes. I felt like I was in control of the final decision, which was important to me. I am now almost three months post-surgery and the result has been great. The pain is gone and I'm able to do things I haven't been able to do in several years.
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My experience with Dr. Kelly was negative. He was abrupt during my appointments, he had no follow-up with me on the hospital or after tests he ordered until I called and complained. Even then he was short and dismissive of my medical needs. I would not recommend Dr. Kelly to anyone!
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very helpful in explaining the injury and the surgery to fix problem.family had the utmost trust in him.
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I went to Dr. Kelly on the recommendation of my regular Dr. and had to have major surgery for three herniated discs in my neck. I also had arthritis, spinal steno sis and bone spurs. Dr. Kelly was so patient as I had dozens of questions. And he answered all of them as thoroughly and honestly as possible. Because of the severity it was important I had surgery to stabilize my neck and avoid greater problems. Plus the pain was excruciating. He and team were #1 and surgery went excellent!
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Dr. Kelly is a rear bread. He is understanding, compassionate, patient, personable, down to earth and a great surgeon. I have had the pleasure of being his patient for over 5 years. He has performed three spinal surgeries on me and although they were not a dance in the park they all improved my life substantially.
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Good surgeon; very friendly'outgoing. Great staff.
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I needed emergency back surgery. Dr. Kelly and his staff made me feel comfortable throughout the process.
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I am thrilled with the entire process. Dr. Kelly involved me in looking at the procedure, the risks and the recovery. He was conservative in each explanation. The results have been well over the top. Literally, I could not be happier. My recovery is significantly ahead of schedule, even though I am being very conservative. The reasons for my having the procedure are entirely gone. The good doctor has my Man of the Year vote.
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I like Dr. Kelly and his staff. I have a situation where surgery is possible, but the recovery may be difficult. Dr. Kelly is monitoring my situation, and has been understanding and supportive of my decision to not move forward with surgery until deemed medically necessary. I appreciate a surgeon who has the best interest of the total health of his patient as his guiding compass, not just the urge to cut.
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highly recommended by his peers in his field , explains procedure, makes you feel comfortable before surgery and follows through with his commitment to you
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