At the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) annual conference, held November 1 - 4 in Chicago, Casey Smith Kelley, MD, was elected to join the organization’s ten doctor Board of Directors. ILADS is a nonprofit, international, multidisciplinary medical society dedicated to supporting the appropriate diagnosis, treatment, education and research of Lyme and associated diseases.
Dr. Kelley is a 2007 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine with a Doctorate of Medicine. She is currently the Associate Medical Director at WholeHealth Chicago, one of the oldest Integrative Medicine centers in the Midwest. Dr. Kelley is a dual-board certified physician in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine.
“I started treating patients with Lyme Disease after I myself was diagnosed with the disease,” stated Dr. Kelley. “With this first-hand experience and the discipline of an evidence-based Functional Medicine practitioner, I have focused on treating Lyme and other tick-borne diseases for many years. I am excited to join the ILIADS Board of Directors because I am on an unending quest to further advancements in the search for answers to treating Lyme and tick-borne diseases.”
Dr. Kelley is a founding member of the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine. a ten-year member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, and lectures nationally about Lyme Disease. She is a 2010 graduate of the University Of Illinois Chicago College Of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program at Saint Joseph Hospital.