Kelly Cline, MD

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Kelly Cline, MD, is an attending physician with the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Division of Anesthesia Critical Care at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Kelly Cline, MD, received her Bachelor of Arts at the Johns Hopkins University, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences with a minor in Spanish. She subsequently received her Doctor of Medicine at the George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, with honors.

Dr. Cline completed her internship and Residency in Pediatrics at Children’s National Health System, Primary Care Track. During her Residency, she received many awards: Pediatric Departmental Award for Excellence in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education. She was the Gill Summer Research Fellowship Recipient in 2015. In addition, she has participated in quality improvement work on “Reducing overdiagnosis of Penicillin allergy at Children’s National.

Dr. Cline specifically chose a Cardiac Intensive Care elective along with a Transport Medicine elective on the Neonatal and Pediatric Transport team. She has led many discussions on a variety of topics; such as, Urinary Tract Infections in Children, Lyme Disease, Pubertal Development and Vaping in Adolescence.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - George Washington University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC


Pediatrics - Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC


Pediatrics - Children’s National Health System, Washington, DC

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services