Dr Kate O'Kelly

Consultant General Physician

BMBS, BMedSci, BSc, MRCP (London)

"A friendly, supportive environment where providing high-quality patient care is at the heart of everything they do."


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I am a Consultant Geriatrician and work clinically at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. I have trained and worked throughout the East Midlands since qualifying in 2009.

I specialise in the care of older people and particularly, those with Parkinson’s disease and related conditions. I also have expertise in managing patients with multiple health issues, falls, frailty, dementia and cognitive concerns. Having also as qualified as a physiotherapist in 2001, I have an in-depth appreciation of rehabilitation, especially in older people.

I am the Parkinson’s disease lead for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. I am also a College Tutor for the Royal College of Physicians (London).

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Kate O'Kelly at Spire include:

Geriatric medicine

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Additional information

BMBS BMedSci BSc / Universities of Nottingham and Manchester / 2009
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Medical Science, Bachelor of Science
BMBS is a degree given to physicians when qualifying from medical school.


Professional memberships

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)


Professional leadership

Royal College Tutor for the Royal College of Physicians

Consultant Geriatrician at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

I am married with two children and enjoy nature, especially bird-watching, and travelling abroad, particularly to Southern Africa.