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Brendan J. Kelly, MD

Brendan J. Kelly, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • Spanish

Dr. Kelly is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2012
  • Internal Medicine, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bacterial Infections
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Diarrhea
  • Epidemiology
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections
  • Infections
  • Mycobacterial Infections

Description of Clinical Expertise

respiratory tract infection; Clostridium difficile infection; HIV

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Microbiology (ASM), National Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kelly is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

microbial ecology; next-generation sequencing; respiratory tract microbiome; ventilator-associated infection; Clostridium difficile infection

Selected Publications:

Brendan J. Kelly, Johanna Rivera: Oropharyngeal Bacterial Community Composition Correlates with Baseline and Post-Vaccination Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Antibody Levels in HIV-Infected Subjects Infectious Diseases Society of America ID Week 2017 : 2017.

Kelly Brendan J: Clinical practice and infrastructure review of fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile infection. Chest : 2017.

Agarwal Rajender, Bartsch Sarah M, Kelly Brendan J, Prewitt Malinda, Liu Yulun, Chen Yong: Newer glycopeptide antibiotics for treatment of complicated skin and soft tissue infections: a systematic review, network meta-analysis and cost analysis. Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases : 2017.

Brendan J. Kelly, Frederic D. Bushman, Ronald G. Collman: Nasal Microbiome Features of Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Infection During Critical Illness NIH Human Microbiome Project Workshop 2017 : 2017.

Fuller RV, Fitzpatrick R, Lautenbach E, Pegues DA: Increasing Frequency of Subglottic Suctioning During Mechanical Ventilation Anticipates Adverse Ventilator-Associated Events ASM Microbe 2017 : 2017.

Kelly BJ, Lewis JD, Wu GD: Longitudinal Metagenomic Analysis of Stool Bacterial Community Composition Detects Incident Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases Associated with Antibiotic Treatment ASM Microbe 2017 : 2017.

Kelly BJ, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Fuchs Garrigan C, Han X, Bilker WB, Wise J, Tolomeo P, Han JH: Combined Biomarkers Discriminate Mortality Risk Among Critically Ill Patients with Suspected Sepsis ID Week 2016 : 2016.

Kelly BJ, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Coffin SE, Gerber JS, Fuchs BD, Garrigan C, Han X, Bilker WB, Wise J, Tolomeo P, Han JH: Combined biomarkers discriminate a low likelihood of bacterial infection among surgical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 85 (1): 109-15,2016.

Kelly Brendan J, Lautenbach Ebbing, Nachamkin Irving, Coffin Susan E, Gerber Jeffrey S, Fuchs Barry D, Garrigan Charles, Han Xiaoyan, Bilker Warren B, Wise Jacqueleen, Tolomeo Pam: Combined biomarkers discriminate a low likelihood of bacterial infection among surgical intensive care unit patients with suspected sepsis. Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease 85 (1): 109-15,2016.

Kelly BJ, Imai I, Bittinger K, Laughlin A, Fuchs BD, Bushman FD: Composition and dynamics of the respiratory tract microbiome in intubated patients Microbiome 4 : 7,2016.

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Academic Contact Info

502 Johnson Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)