Dr. Michael Kelly, MD

Dr. Michael Kelly, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(9)
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Dr. Michael Kelly, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

8851 Ellstree Ln Ste 200

Raleigh, NC 27617

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
40

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Ochsner Clin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Ochsner Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kelly has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kelly's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kelly to family and friends
2.8
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Kelly's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I felt like it was all about the money. Everyone in his office acted like a robot. I have since gone to another doctor and have my cataract surgery scheduled. Totally different experience. Do not recommend him at all. I have been to a lot of doctors and have never written a bad review, but felt...more
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Incredibly demeaning - actually condescending attitude. All about $$$ - patients are simply cogs in their manufacturing process.
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My wife and I have both had cataract surgery by Dr. Kelly in 2016. We've had an excellent experience, as well as great results. The improvement in our vision has been better than expected. We are grateful for Dr. Kelly and Dr. Smolenyak's skills. In my case, the thoroughness of their exam found a...more
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If you like feeling like your entering an upscale factory, you may enjoy the experience. I did not. I had cataract removal and crystal lens which was to improve vision for both near and far sight. Was told I may need light readers for small print. Very disappointed. Dr. Kelly's office seemed...more
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