Kelly is a clinical scientist in cardiology with 15 years experience in echocardiography.
She has advanced skills in 2D and 3D transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, stress, bubble, and critical care echocardiography. She is the lead clinical scientist for transoesophageal echocardiography at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital.
Kelly leads on the St Thomas’ scientist-led valve clinic where she reviews patients, the majority of whom have had or will require structural valve intervention, from both a clinical and echocardiographic perspective, Alongside, her consultant cardiologist colleagues, Kelly devises treatment and follow plans for patients.
She has completed a Masters in Research and postgraduate qualifications in cardiac ultrasound, teaching and education, and leadership and management in healthcare science. She is currently completing a Doctorate in Clinical Science. Her research is focussed on percutaneous mitral valve intervention and whether cardiac imaging combined with demographic, clinical and biomarker data can better predict patient outcomes.
Kelly holds accreditation with British and Australian societies of Echocardiography and is the communication lead for the British Society of Echocardiography. She also has a special interest in the development of scientist led services, echocardiography in emergency medicine and the modernisation of scientific careers.