John Kelly, MD

Allergy and Immunology
Clinical Assistant Professor
20 S Park St
Madison WI 53715-1348
(608) 287-2600


  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health - MD
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Chief Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics - Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology

Professional Activities

Dr. Kelly is a faculty member of the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He serves as a president of the Wisconsin Allergy Society. Prior to joining the faculty of UW-Madison, he served as an allergy physician in Madison, Wisconsin and as medical director of a neighborhood asthma clinic.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Kelly's medical interests include penicillin allergy, allergic rhinitis, and aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease. He has delivered clinical presentations on topics such as allergy and angioedema, practical approaches to allergy and asthma for non-allergists, radiocontrast reactions, aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease, pregnancy and asthma, and immunobiologic therapies for eosinophilic syndromes.

Research Interests

Dr. Kelly's research interests include the role of eosinophils in innate immune activation. He has published research articles on the interaction between allergy and innate immunity, aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease, eosinophil regulation of virus-induced inflammation, and host responses to rhinovirus. Dr. Kelly has served as sub-investigator on several clinical research studies.