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Derek M. Kelly

Derek M. Kelly, MD is a Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery for the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.  He serves as the Campbell Clinic Pediatric Orthopedic Fellowship Director, and the Campbell Clinic Assistant Orthopaedic Residency Program Director. After graduation from medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR, he completed the Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX.  He currently practices pediatric orthopaedics and spinal deformity surgery at Campbell Clinic and Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN. He is active in a number of professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) where he has served on multiple committees and recently completed a four year term of service as the Chair of the POSNA Publications Committee. He continues to serve as the Deputy Editor for Review Articles for the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. He is an active member of the International Perthes Study Group (IPSG) where he serves as Chair of the Membership Committee. He was a POSNA/EPOS Traveling Fellow in 2016, and he recently returned from a six week tour on the American British Canadian (ABC) Traveling Fellowship to the UK, Australia and New Zealand as one of 5 representatives from the American Orthopedic Association. In 2018 he was selected to receive the POSNA Special Effort and Excellence Award. He has contributed over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles to the orthopaedic literature, as well as 13 chapters to orthopaedic textbooks.

Derek M. Kelly

Campbell Clinic