Anne M. Kelly, MD

Dr. Anne M. Kelly is an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, specializing in shoulder and knee surgery and is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kelly received her undergraduate degree from Harvard College, where she was elected captain of both the Field Hockey and Basketball teams her senior year. She completed her medical degree at the State University of New York at Buffalo, graduating Magna Cum Laude, in 1992. Dr. Kelly completed her internship in general surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. She completed her residency at George Washington University Hospital in Washington D.C., and was then a Sports Medicine Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Dr. Kelly is actively involved in medical education and serves as Co-Director of the HSS Orthopaedic Residency Program and Chairman of the Orthopaedic Residency Curriculum Committee. Dr. Kelly served as Chairman of the Medical Student Advisory Committee of the Hospital for Special Surgery from 2008-2015. She was an invited speaker at the Austrian American Seminars in Salzburg, Austria, in 2006. Dr. Kelly was also an invited speaker at the annual meeting of the Alabama Orthopaedic Society in 2011, and was elected an Honorary Member of the Society. In June 2012, Dr. Kelly traveled to Beijing, China, where she lectured on various aspects of shoulder and knee reconstruction at the Peking University Orthopaedic Course.

Dr. Kelly is an Honorary Chief in the New York City Fire Department and has served as an Assistant Team Physician at St. John’s University and Assistant Medical Consultant to the New York Racing Association. She was a Consultant to the Spring Training of the Boston Red Sox from 1997-2005.

Dr. Kelly is board certified and is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Kelly is a past President of the Thomas B. Quigley Society for the Advancement of Sports Medicine, a professional orthopedic organization of Harvard Varsity Club alumni.


Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Director, Orthopedic Residency Program, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Chairman, Orthopedic Residency Curriculum Committee, Hospital for Special Surgery
Chairman, Medical Student Advisory Committee, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2008-2015


Special Expertise

Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction
Sports Injuries
Elbow Injuries
Total Knee Replacement


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 
     Council of Delegates, 2010-2011
     Principal Reviewer, American Journal of Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America, 
     Associate Master Instructor, Orthopaedic Learning Center
American Orthopaedic Association
Thomas B. Quigley Sports Medicine Society 
     President, 2013
     Vice President, 2012
     Secretary Treasurer, 2006-2011

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
United Healthcare

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BS, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986
MD, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, Magna Cum Laude


Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut


George Washington University Hospital, Washington DC
Chief Resident, 1996-1997


University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Division


American Board Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000

State Licensure

New York

Anne M. Kelly, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications


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Dr. Anne Kelly, Orthopedic Surgery

Contact Information

Office Locations

Belaire Building
1st floor
525 East 71st Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1830

333 Earle Ovington Blvd
Suite 106
Uniondale, NY 11553

Tel: 516.357.8208
Fax: 516.222.7982

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

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