Dr. Derek M. Kelly, MD
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery1400 S Germantown Rd Germantown TN, 38138
Dr. Derek Kelly is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Germantown, TN. Dr. Kelly specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Kelly tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Kelly treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
Education and Training
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Me MD
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Emergency room visits by pediatric fracture patients treated with cast immobilization.
- Is radiographic evaluation necessary in children with a clinical diagnosis of calcaneal apophysitis (sever disease)?
- Trends in all-terrain vehicle-related spinal injuries in children and adolescents.
- An accessory limb with lipomyelomeningocele in a male.
- Screws versus hooks: implant cost and deformity correction in adolescent
- Medial ulnar collateral ligament origin in children and adolescents: an MRI anatomic study.
- Environmental and temporal factors affecting pediatric orthopaedic injuries.
- Surgical treatment of symptomatic accessory navicular in children and adolescents.
- Does preoperative orientation and education alleviate anxiety in posterior spinal fusion patients? A prospective, randomized study.
- Levels of Evidence in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: Update and Comparison to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.
- Epidemiology of Pediatric Fractures Presenting to Emergency Departments in the United States.
- Fracture of the Medial Humeral Epicondyle in Children: A Comparison of Operative and Nonoperative Management.
- The Impact of Child Safety Restraint Status and Age in Motor Vehicle Collisions in Predicting Type and Severity of Bone Fractures and Traumatic Injuries.
- Complications After Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis.
- What's New in Pediatric Orthopaedics.
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- Scoliosis Symptoms and Causes
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- The History of Muscular Dystrophy
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- Reasons for Knee Replacement Surgery
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- What Is Sever's Disease: Causes and Treatment
Sever's disease is a type of heel injury that usually occurs in children who are physically active. Most children experience temporary pain without long-term damage. Sever's disease was first described in 1912 by an American doctor named James Warren Sever. The condition is also called calcaneal...