Kelly A. Best, M.D., FACOG

Kelly A. Best M.D., FACOG

Associate Professor & Program Director, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Business Phone: (904) 244-5642
Business Email:

Clinical Profile

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Clinical Special Interests: Pregnancy care; dysplasia; abnormal bleeding; laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery
  • Research Special Interests: Medical education, simulations, quality improvement, patient safety


Amniotic fluid "sludge" due to intra-amniotic infection/inflammation with Candidaalbicans.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.227(2):329-330[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.03.054.[PMID] 35364059.
Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy leading to nystagmus, ataxia, and maternal brain injury.
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology.227(2):327-328[DOI] 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.03.061.[PMID] 35398028.

Office Information

Academic Office
3rd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street, L17
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-5642
Senior Medical Secretary
Isis Roberson
(904) 244-5642
GME Office
3rd Floor, LRC
653-1 West 8th Street
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Phone: (904) 244-3112
Fax: (904) 244-3658
Senior GME Program Administrator
Luz-María Villa
(904) 244-3408
GME Program Administrator
Jessica Azan, MHA
(904) 244-3123


Medical Degree
2001 · Medical College of Pennsylvania Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency
2005 · Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA