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R. Kate Kelley

MD

Gastrointestinal oncologist

About me

Dr. R. Kate Kelley is a gastrointestinal oncologist who treats liver cancers such as hepatocellular carcinoma; bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma); gastric cancer; esophageal cancer; anal, colon and rectal cancer; pancreatic cancer; and gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

Kelley's research interests include developing clinical trials to identify new treatments for gastrointestinal malignancies, particularly hepatocellular carcinoma and bile duct cancer.

Kelley graduated from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed a residency at UCLA, where she was chief resident in internal medicine. She also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCSF.

Kelley received the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium Merit Award in 2009 and the ASCO Young Investigator Award in 2010. She co-authored a chapter on digestive tract cancers in the textbook Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment.

  • Education

    UCLA School of Medicine, 2002

  • Residencies

    UCLA Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2005

  • Fellowships

    UCSF Medical Center, Hematology - Oncology, 2009

  • Board Certifications

    Hematology, American Board of Internal Medicine/Hematology

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages

    Spanish

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology Clinic

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
135 Reviews
I cannot express enough my most sincere appreciation for doctor kelley. I have been seen by other doctors at other hospitals and while they are very good none have shown me the kindness compassion and care for my cancer. she is a true asset to the hospital and most importantly to her patients.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
135 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
134 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
133 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
135 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
134 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
132 Reviews
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