Dr. Tim Kelly

Dr. Tim Kelly

Medical Director

Dr. Tim Kelly serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Hickory House Recovery and Hickory Recovery Network. He is one of the nation’s leading practitioners of addiction medicine. Dr. Kelly graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine in 1979 and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine.

Currently, Dr. Kelly practices at Community Health Network where he provides direct care and administrative oversight for the Integrated Care Inpatient Detoxification Program and provides medical-bed consultation throughout the hospital network.

He is the principal partner in the private addiction medicine practice, Clearvista Recovery Associates. From 1979-2014, Dr. Kelly served terms as President, CEO, and Medical Director of the renowned Fairbanks Hospital, one of the nation’s oldest alcohol and drug treatment centers.
Dr. Kelly is also an author and sought-after speaker at local, state, and national conferences.

He offered testimony before the State Legislature in 2015, which helped secure the passage of several laws that greatly increased treatment options for those suffering from the disease of addiction.

Dr. Kelly’s wife, Dr. Rebecca Kelly, also a Community Health Network physician and addictionologist, is one of the partners in Clearvista Recovery Associates. Together they’re parents of three children and six grandchildren.

Licenses, Accreditations & Memberships


Hickory House Recovery has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care and is one of the highest levels of achievement a treatment center can receive.