Dr. Kelly attended the University of Rochester, graduating with high distinction with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He then received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He completed a General Surgery Internship at the Oakland Naval Hospital, after which he worked as a Flight Surgeon in Pensacola, Florida. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Kansas, Missouri in 1999, followed by a Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Clinic. He is a specialist in surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow and with a research interest focused on shoulder replacements. He is part of a development team for the “Reverse” shoulder replacement, a device that provides a solution to many patients with previously unsolvable shoulder problems involving arthritis and rotator cuff disease. His work is also heavily concentrated in treatment of athletes and active patients using minimally invasive techniques such as arthroscopy.
Please visit Dr. Kelly’s website at sfshoulder.com to view videos and to learn more about shoulder surgery.
Dr. Kelly has clinic in San Francisco, Truckee and Eureka.
- Curriculum vitae
- Article on the reverse ball shoulder procedure performed by Dr. Kelly
- Professional Memberships
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Arthroscopy Association of North America
California Orthopaedic Association
California Medical Association
San Francisco Medical Society
Western Orthopaedic Association (WOA)
Northern California Chapter of the Western Orthopedic Association (NCCWOA)