Kelly C. Komatz, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.H.P.M.

Kelly C. Komatz M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P., F.A.A.H.P.M.

Associate Professor & Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Department: Department of Pediatrics
Business Phone: (904) 427-7082
Business Email:

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: Pediatric complex chronic care; pediatric chronic pain management; narrative medicine


Children with Medical Complexity and Neglect: Attention Needed.
Journal of child & adolescent trauma.13(3):293-298[DOI] 10.1007/s40653-017-0154-z.[PMID] 33088386.
Pain and Symptom Management in Pediatric Palliative Care.
Pediatrics in review.36(12):527-33; quiz 534[DOI] 10.1542/pir.36-12-527.[PMID] 26628733.
Using a Simulation Lab To Deliver Pediatric Bad News
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.43():341-[DOI] .[PMID] .
Preferences for end-of-life care for children with cancer.
CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne.183(17):E1250-1[DOI] 10.1503/cmaj.111557.[PMID] 22007118.

Office Information

Academic Office
OneCall Building, Suite 900
841 Prudential Drive, L16
Jacksonville, FL 32207
(904) 427-7056
Program Coordinator
Audrey Bringman
(904) 427-7082
GME Office
Suite 1130
841 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: (904) 427-7056
Program Coordinator
RayKay Watley
(904) 427-7069


Medical Degree
1988 · State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, USA
Pediatrics Residency
1991 · Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, CA, USA
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship
1994 · Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
1996 · University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA

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