Michael J. Kennelly, MD is a Professor in the Departments of Urology and Obstetrics & Gynecology at Carolinas Medical Center and Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine - Charlotte Campus. Administratively, he is the Director of the Charlotte Continence Center at Carolinas Medical Center, Director of Urology at Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital, and Co-Director of the Women’s Center for Pelvic Health.
Dr Kennelly completed his medical school training at University of Cincinnati School of Medicine in 1989. His postgraduate training included an internship and urologic residency at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He completed his fellowship training in female urology, neurourology, urodynamics, and reconstructive urology through the Division of Urology at The University of Texas in Houston, Texas. He was an American Urologic Association Scholar between 1994 – 1995 with an emphasis on neuropharmacologic treatments and urodynamic effects in neurogenic bladder and detrusor sphincter dyssynergia.
Dr. Kennelly is a Diplomat of The American Board of Urology with certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is also a member of more than 15 professional organizations and holds several leadership positions. He is Past President of the American Paraplegic Society and American Spinal Injury Association, Board of Director of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction and the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals and Chair of the Bladder Health Committee of the AUA Urology Care Foundation..
Listed in Americas Top Doctors for 15 consecutive years (2002-2017), Dr. Kennelly’s clinical, educational, and academic expertise is in male and female voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, and complex lower urinary tract and pelvic floor reconstruction. He participates in numerous clinical trials and regularly serves as organizer, invited lecturer and visiting professor at local, national, and international events. Dr. Kennelly has authored or coauthored several journal articles, book chapters, and educational videos in the areas of urinary incontinence and neurourology and has lectured extensively on these topics.