Patrick Kelly, M.D., F.A.P.A., D.F.A.A.C.A.P., the President and lead psychiatrist of our organization, is a Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacologist board certified in both General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. After completing his training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and running their Residency Training Program, he moved back to Los Angeles and is currently directing the Emergency and Consultation Services with Harbor UCLA Medical Center and serves as a full professorial faculty member at the University of California at Los Angeles

Recognizing a need for efficient, evidence based, skilled psychiatric care in more locations than just at UCLA, Dr. Kelly founded Kelly Psychiatric Associates with the goal of providing excellent care to everyone in the community.  Our organization currently sees patients at two locations, in Beverly Hills and the South Bay.  Dr. Kelly has experience treating multiple conditions, and has co-written two best-selling psychiatry books on topics including Borderline Personality Disorder and Adolescent Depression.  He is one of the most experienced providers on autism and related disorders in the Los Angeles area, having worked at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Maryland before relocating.  Most importantly, he is ready and able to help you and your family with your mental health needs. 


1996-2000 B.S. in Biology and Philosophy, Tufts University

2001-2005 M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine

2005-2006 Internship in Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

2006-2008 Residency in General Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

2008-2010 Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

2009-2010 Chief Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins Hospital

2011-2012 Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

2012-2013 Graduate Certificate in Medical Management (MBA program core requirements), The Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business


General Psychiatry (61551)

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (7390)


MD: Doctor of Medicine

FAPA: Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

DFAACAP: Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Roles and Responsibilities

Current: Co-Director of Emergency and Consultation/Liaison Services, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Harbor UCLA Medical Center
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Past: Program Director for Education and Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Academic Appointment

Current: Associate Professor, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Past: Assistant Professor, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD



  1. Mondimore F, Kelly P. Borderline Personality Disorder: New Reasons for Hope. Hopkins University Press, Nov 2011

  2. Kelly P, Mondimore F. Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Patients and Families, 2nd Ed. Hopkins University Press, Oct 2015

Research Papers - Peer Reviewed

  1. Kelly P, Frosch E. “Recognition of Delirium on Pediatric Hospital Services” Psychosomatics, Sep 2012; 53(5)

Research Papers – Peer Reviewed (In Preparation)

  1. Kelly P, Matesanz S. “Psychiatric Consultation on Delirious Inpatient Children is Associated with a Reduction in Deliriogenic Medication Prescribing by the Pediatric Team.”


  1. Ferrari S, Blum J, Kelly P. “How to collaborate with other specialties.” In How to succeed in psychiatry: a guide to training and practice. Fiorillo A, Calliesis I, Sass H (eds). Wiley Publ, 2012.

  2. Kelly P, Frosch E. “Anxiety in Chronically Ill Children.” In Pediatric Anxiety Disorders: A Clinical Guide, Vasa R, Roy A (eds). Humana Press, May 2013

  3. Frosch E, Kelly P. “Pediatric Psychiatry”. In Emergency Psychiatry, Chanmugan, Triplett, Kelen (eds). Cambridge University Press. July 2013

  4. Picon F, Kelly P, Jan van der Gaag, R. “Managing Child Psychiatry”. In Psychiatry in Practice, Fiorillo A, Volpe U, Bhugra D (eds). Oxford University Press, March 2016


  1. Kelly P. “In Brief: Treatment for PTSD.” Pediatrics in Review, 2012; 33(8), 382-383.


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