Michael E Kelly, MD,PhD

Program director, Cancer, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Associate professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office locations

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-2420
(877) 607-5280 (appointment)
(414) 955-4170 (office)


Dr. Kelly is a Board Certified Pediatric Oncologist with special interests in the care of children and young adults with diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma and vascular tumors/anomalies. Dr. Kelly is currently the Medical Director of the Pediatric Cancer Program at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and a leader in the Cancer Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He serves as the institutional principle investigator for Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and the COG Phase 1 and Pilot Consortium.

Dr. Kelly is committed to improve our understanding of cancer and vascular anomalies through enrollment of patients on clinical trials. He has a special interest in the development of “first in children therapies” for patients with rare and recurrent cancers. His care philosophy is patient and family centric and works with the child's pediatrician and parents to provide the best and most informed care possible. 

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Areas of interest
  • Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Hemangioma and histiocytosis
  • Long-term survivorship in the pediatric/adolescent/young adult cancer population
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Vascular anomalies
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia relapsed
  • Clinical trials

Education and awards

  • 1993, University of Cincinnati (OH), MD
  • 1996, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine - Pediatrics
  • 1999, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine - Ped Hem/Onc
  • Southeast Wisconsin's Best Doctors
  • Cambridge Who's Who
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Professional of the Year Representing Pediatric Hematology & Oncology, Cambridge Who's Who

Research and publications