Michael A. Kelly, M.D.
Chair, Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Kelly received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed a surgical internship and residency in general surgery at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City and an orthopaedic surgery residency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He was chief resident and junior Annie C. Kane Fellow in orthopaedic surgery at Columbia-Presbyterian and a fellow in knee surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City under Dr. John Insall.
Board-certified in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Kelly has been honored with a number of awards, including Phi Beta Kappa, the Order of the Grail Award from the University of North Carolina, the Philip D. Wilson Award from the Hospital for Special Surgery and “Who’s Who in Medical Sciences”. He has been on the medical staff of Hackensack University Medical Center (HUMC) since 2002 and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine since 2005. He was a founding member of the Insall Scott Kelly Institute since 1991 where he remains a director. He is past president of the U.S. Knee Society and is the recent Chair of the Adult Reconstruction Knee Committee at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He was past team physician for the New Jersey Nets and Orthopedist of the Year by the N.J. Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation in 2007. He currently is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rutgers. Dr. Kelly has lectured extensively both domestically and internationally and his research in all aspects of knee surgery have been published extensively in peer reviewed orthopaedic journals. Recently Dr. Kelly has lectured and published on issues relating to the use of Opioids in orthopaedic surgery.