Amar Kelkar is a Hematology & Oncology Fellow at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, FL. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida. He is affiliated with UF Health Shands Hospital.
He completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and served as the Associate Chief Resident from 2017-2018. He also has an interest in medical advocacy and is serving on the American Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section Governing Council as the Delegate. He also serves on the American Society of Hematology Committee on Practice and Subcommittee on Reimbursement.
His current research interests are in benign and malignant hematology. His background is in molecular biology and genetics with a degree from Cornell University in Biological Sciences, concentrating in Genetics and Development. He worked for 3 years as a member of Dr. Andrew Clark's population genetics laboratory at Cornell University.