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Brian D. Kelly, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Ultrasound Guided Injections Musculoskeletal injuries Concussions


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016

About Brian D. Kelly, MD

Brian D. Kelly, M.D. is a Pediatric Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician. He specializes in non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, injury prevention, and concussion management. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA. He completed a Surgery Internship at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA. He then trained in Pediatrics at Phoenix Children's Hospital. To complete his specialty training, Dr. Kelly did a Fellowship in Clinical Pediatric Sports Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. During his fellowship, he received extra training in diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound guided injections. Dr. Kelly was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ where he participated in a variety of organized sports. Since graduating from medical school, Dr. Kelly has been actively involved in the care of athletes from youth leagues to college teams. During his fellowship he served as a team physician for Men's Hockey at Northeastern University as well as a medical provider for the Boston Marathon. He is currently the team physician for Tolleson High School and Bourgade Catholic High School. Dr. Kelly's goals include injury prevention, maximum injury rehabilitation, and the safe return to play of every athlete and patient. Dr. Kelly joined the Pediatric Sports Medicine Group at Phoenix Children's Hospital in 2015.
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Education & Training

Medical School / Education

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA


(Pediatrics) Phoenix Children's Hospital/ Maricopa Medical Center - Phoenix, AZ


(Primary Care Sports Medicine) Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA


(Surgery) Stanford University Medical Center - Palo Alto, CA

Academic Affiliations

University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Mayo Clinic

Research & Publications

Kelly BD, Wilson KM. Index of Suspicion, Case 3: Bilateral Heel Pain in a 6-Year-Old Boy. Pediatrics in Review. 2015 Jan 36(1):36-38.2.Kelly DW, Kelly BD. A novel diagnostic sign of hip fracture mechanism in ground level falls: two case reports and review of the literature. Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2012 May 29;6:136.

ACL Injury Prevention, Ultrasound Guided Injections