Amar Kelkar, MD, Hematology, Gainesville, FL, UF Health Shands Hospital

AmarKelkarMD

Hematology Gainesville, FL

Hematologic Oncology

Clinical Fellow, PGY-5

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  • Office

    University of Florida, UF Health Shands Hospital
    1600 SW Archer Road, PO Box 100278
    Gainesville, FL 32610
    Phone(352) 265-0725
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Summary

  • Amar Kelkar is a Hematology & Oncology Fellow at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and served as the Associate Chief Resident from 2017-2018.

    He also has an interest in medical advocacy and is serving on the American Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section Governing Council as the Delegate and on the American Society of Hematology Committee on Practice and Subcommittee on Reimbursement. His current research interests are in benign and malignant hematology.

    His background is in molecular biology and genetics with a degree from Cornell University in Biological Sciences, concentrating in Genetics and Development. He worked for 3 years as a member of Dr. Andrew Clark's population genetics laboratory at Cornell University.

    Specialties: Medicine, Hematology, Oncology, Population Genetics, Medical Advocacy, Health Policy

Education & Training

  • University of Florida
    University of FloridaFELLOWSHIP
  • University IL College of Medicine PeoriaCHIEF_RESIDENCY
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    University of Illinois College of MedicineRESIDENCY
  • St. George's University School of Medicine
    St. George's University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Cornell University
    Cornell UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2020
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2015 - 2018
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society The Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2014

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Abstracts/Posters

  • Cytomegalovirus Induced Portal Vein Thrombosis: An Underreported Association
    A.H. Kelkar, S.B. Sreenivasappa, K. Subramanian, J.J. Farrell, ASM Microbe 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA, 6/2/2017
  • Hematophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Presenting as Acute Liver Failure
    Ahmed Z, Kelkar AH, Shah AA, Yong SL, American College of Gastroenterology 2016: Annual Scientific Meeting & Postgraduate Course, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 10/17/2017
  • A forgotten but common cause of hypokalemia
    Martial A, Roy M, Kelkar A, Rosenbaum K, American College of Physicians Downstate Illinois Chapter Meeting 2016, Champaign, IL, USA, 11/18/2016
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Lectures

  • Resolution Writing 
    American Medical Association 2017 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA - 6/9/2017
  • Cytomegalovirus Induced Portal Vein Thrombosis: An Underreported Association 
    ASM Microbe 2017, New Orleans, LA, USA - 6/3/2017

Press Mentions

  • Members Move Medicine: Helping Patients Understand the Diagnosis
    Members Move Medicine: Helping Patients Understand the DiagnosisOctober 29, 2018
  • Report Offers Disturbing New Details on Deadly Bleeding Outbreak Linked to Synthetic Cannabis
    Report Offers Disturbing New Details on Deadly Bleeding Outbreak Linked to Synthetic CannabisSeptember 28, 2018
  • 'People Were Just Bleeding': Doctors Describe Tainted Pot Emergency
    'People Were Just Bleeding': Doctors Describe Tainted Pot EmergencySeptember 27, 2018
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Other Languages

  • Marathi

Hospital Affiliations