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John S Kelley, MD, FACC
222 ratings, 42 reviews
Practice Name
Hospital Preference
WakeMed Raleigh Campus
Office Location
3000 New Bern Avenue
WakeMed Raleigh Campus Heart Center, Suite G 100
Raleigh, NC 27610
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Dr. John Kelley received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1970 and his Medical Degree from The Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem in 1974. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia in 1977.

Dr Kelley then returned home to Whiteville, North Carolina and practiced Internal Medicine for seven years before completing his Fellowship in Cardiology at The Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1986. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Kelley and his wife have lived in Raleigh Since 1986.

Honors and Rewards
2017 PRC Excellence in Healthcare Award for excellent care and service to patients
Undergraduate Degree
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Medical School
The Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia
The Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Professional Memberships
 American College of Cardiology.
Star Rating

The Star Ratings score is the average score a provider receives about his or her care on our Patient Satisfaction Survey conducted by Professional Research Corporation. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The Star Rating you see represents the average score a provider received for the past 12-month period as long as they had more than 30 ratings during that time frame.

Overall Provider Rating
4.94 out of 5
222 ratings, 42 reviews

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Dr. Kelly''s manner is very comforting and he explains the seriousness of diagnosis so it doesn''t so scary. I was diagnosed with heart failure in emergency room was going to leave until Dr. Kelly talked to me about the seriousness of my condition. Very knowledgeable and great Doctor.

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Everyone was friendly and caring and most helpful.

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Dr Kelley has been my favorite Dr. since I first saw him almost 20 yrs ago. He is so easy to talk with, so understanding & nurturing. His staff is also caring & concerned, & very thorough. I am very thankful to be in such good hands with my health care providers.

WakeMed Patient - February 2020

Dr. Jphn S. Kelley is, in my opinion, an excellent doctor who always expresses concern and understanding of my conditionas a patient. I always come away from the visit feeling that I have had the best of care from a knowledgeable and sympatheticdoctor. This feeling is not only significant, but is crucial to my health and well being. He is very much appreciated.

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