Kristy Kelel, MD

Practices at Springfield: Riverbend

Dr. Kristy Kelel hails from the great state of Michigan and is a proud alumni of the University of Michigan. She attended medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit (a welcomed return 10 years after she witnessed an amazing team of physicians diagnose and treated her cousin’s brain tumor). She completed residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, WI.
Dr. Kelel is board certified.  

Dr. Kelel is passionate about women’s health rights and advocacy. She has been active in the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists at the local and national level. She is an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community. She strives to build long term relationships with patients where they feel supported and heard. She thoroughly enjoys the education process of medicine enabling patients to make the best decision for themselves and their bodies. 

Dr. Kelel’s professional interests include minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (laparoscopic and robotic techniques); gender-affirming surgery; PCOS; management of abnormal Pap smears; high and low risk obstetrics. 

She and her spouse are avid outdoor enthusiasts. If she’s not working, you’ll likely find her family & Koda the adventure dog in the mountains camping, hiking, trail running, paddle boarding, XC skiing or snowboarding. She loves to explore new places, cultures and cuisines.

Aurora Health Care Program – OB/GYN,
February 2014 to July 2017
Aurora Health Care Program – Family Medicine,
July 2012 to February 2014
Medical School
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Board Certified