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 FloridaFELLOWSHIP
University IL College of Medicine PeoriaCHIEF_RESIDENCY
University of Illinois College of MedicineRESIDENCY
St. George's University School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
Certifications & Licensure
FL State Medical License2018 - 2020
IL State Medical License2015 - 2018
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
Gold Humanism Honor SocietyThe Arnold P. Gold Foundation, 2014