Dr. Richard J. Kelly received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Wake Forest University in 1968. While working towards his graduate degree, Dr Kelly was drafted into the Air Force where he served as a Radiologic Technologist from 1969-1973. He attended the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University where he earned his doctorate degree in 1977. In 1981, Dr. Kelly completed his Radiology residency specializing with a Nuclear Medicine Fellowship.
Dr. Kelly has been involved in private radiology practice in Augusta since 1988.
Dr. Kelly is an avid outdoorsman. He has been married to his wife, Barbara, for 47 years. They have two sons , Richard and Ryan, and a granddaughter, Reese.