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Elizabeth A. Kelly, MD

Professor of Clinical

Vice Chair of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology; Medical Director, Womens Community Health Services at University of Cincinnati Medical Center

Obstetrics & Gynecology | College of Medicine

  • National Public Health Leadership Scholar: University of North Carolina School of Public Health (Public health leadership)
  • Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Medical Degree: University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science: University of Cincinnati (Biology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Certification Date: 1990-12-07) - (Recertification Date: 2022-12-31)


Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Information
Research Interests

Female Genital Mutilation, Infant Mortality, Social Determinents of Health Care Inequity, Community Based Health Care, and Ectopic Pregnancy.

Clinical Interests

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding


Atrophic Vaginitis (Vaginal atrophy)

Bartholin's Cyst

Ectopic Pregnancy

Heavy Menstrual periods (Menorrhagia)


Menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)


Obstetric Labor

Pelvic Pain


Pregnancy and Childbirth

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kopp, Sarah J; Kelly, Elizabeth A; DeFranco, Emily A 2023. Influence of social determinants of health on breastfeeding intent in the United States. Birth (Berkeley, Calif.), 50 4, 858-867

Hall, Eric S; McAllister, Jennifer M; Kelly, Elizabeth A; Setchell, Kenneth D R; Megaraj, Vandana; Jimenez, Kristine L; Nidey, Nichole; Greenberg, James M; Wexelblatt, Scott L 2021. Regional comparison of self-reported late pregnancy cigarette smoking to mass spectrometry analysis. Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association, ,

Kelly, Elizabeth A; Keller, Cara C; Sax, Megan R; Rossi, Rocco A 2020. Emergency department utilization of case-managed patients following benign gynecologic surgery. International journal of emergency medicine, 13 1, 34

Goyal, Neera K; Hall, Eric S; Greenberg, James M; Kelly, Elizabeth A 2015. Risk Prediction for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in a Medicaid Population. Journal of women's health (2002), 24 8, 681-8

Hall, Eric S; Folger, Alonzo T; Kelly, Elizabeth A; Kamath-Rayne, Beena Devi 2014. Evaluation of gestational age estimate method on the calculation of preterm birth rates. Maternal and child health journal, 18 3, 755-62

Kelly E, Hillard PJ 2005. Female Genetal Mutilation Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol, , 490

Zurawski J, Kelly E 1997. Pregnancy outcome after maternal poisoning with brodifacoum, a long acting warfarin-like rodenticide Obstet Gynecol, 90 , 672

Kelly E.;Hillard P. 01-01-2005. Female genital mutilation Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 17 5, 490-494

Abstract Publications

Rossi, Rocco, MD; Aland, Kristen, MD; Kelly, Elizabeth, MD 2018. Direct Observation vs Video Review of Laparoscopic Gynecologic Cases and their Effect on Evaluation Obstetrics & Gynecology, 132 , 57S

Zurawski J, Kelly E. 1997. Pregnancy outcome after maternal poisoning with brodifacoum, a long acting warfarin-like rodenticide Obstetrics & Gynecology, 90 4, 672-674