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Last updated: 4 May 2020
- Foot & Ankle
Mr Kelly has been a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for 18 years serving a population of 360,000. He has experience in all aspects of the investigation, non-operative treatment and surgery of musculoskeletal trauma and orthopaedic conditions.
Mr Kelly’s elective practice is specialised in Foot & Ankle and Knee (soft tissue and primary replacement) surgery.
Mr Kelly’s special interests are arthroscopic surgery of the ankle and knee, arthrodesis and osteotomies for foot deformity. Prior to present appointment, he used overseas Fellowships augment UK postgraduate orthopaedic training. The first was in adult foot and ankle surgery and general trauma at Flinders Medical Centre, a tertiary referral trauma centre for half the State of South Australia. This Fellowship training emphasised the surgery of adult forefoot and hindfoot deformity. The second Fellowship was at SPORTSMED.SA, a world-leading independent multi-disciplinary Sports Medicine practice.
Mr Kelly is committed to training, education and research. He is an Honorary Lecturer at University of Bristol and UK Faculty member of AO (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation). He has over 30 peer-reviewed scientific publications and is Principle Investigator for ongoing national multi centre clinical studies.
Areas of interest
Arthroscopy; Knee surgery; Ankle surgery; Foot surgery; Sports injuries; Meniscal surgery; Arthritis; Bunions; Ankle instability; Claw toes; Hammer toes; Metatarsalgia; heel pain: plantar fasciitis; Knee ligament reconstruction; Knee replacement; Tendon rupture; Tendinopathy; Flat foot; High arch (cavus) foot; fractures.
- Beckie Spencer Jones
- Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital Staplegrove Elm TAUNTON TA2 6AN
- 07791 013106
- 01823 338951
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- Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital Staplegrove Taunton TA2 6AN
- 01823 286991
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Stephen Harris Not Fee Assured
- Dr Michael B Walburn Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Taunton and Somerset NHSrust Lead for Hip Fracture Surgery
Named Clinician for National Hip Fracture Database
Theatres Radiation Protection lead
Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Bristol
Royal College of Surgeons Assessor for Consultant Advisory Appointment Committee
Principle Investigator at Musgrove Park for National Institute for Health Research multicentre clinical trials:
Ankle Injury Management Trial
UK Heel Fracture Trial
PATH-2 (Platelets in tendon healing) Trial
Ankle Rehabiltation Trial
British Orthopaedic Surveillance Study
Achilles Tendon Management Trial
ACL SNAAP Trial
Clinical research relating to specialty interests
Married with one daughter
Cycling and triathlon
Sir Halley Stewart Trust Award
Royal College of Surgeons Research Fellowship
Chang Chen Scientific Prize
Zimmer Travelling Fellowship
Cutner Bequest, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
2 book chapters and 30 publications in peer reviewed literature
Courses offered to GPs
Regular, active contributions to educational events for medical undergraduates, surgical trainees, Primary care and allied professions.
UK faculty member for AO (Association for the Study of Internal Fixation)
Principle Investigator for 9 ongoing National Institute of Health Research studies
CFEP Patient 360degree feedback showed 9 of 13 domains upper quartile of national comparison, and all domains above average.
Private Practice zero readmission and mortality 2013-7
BUPA states: (You demonstrate) " higher quality care and a better customer experience than many of your peers who specialise in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery.
When customers with an open referral call us to pre-authorise their consultations, we’re highly likely to include you in the choice of clinicians we offer to those patients looking for a consultant with your specialty in their area".
- MA University of Cambridge 1989
- BM, BCh University of Oxford 1988
- Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons of England 1991
- Fellowship Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1991
- Fellowship (Trauma & Orthopaedics) Intercollegiate Specialty Board 1997
- Fellowship in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty Flinders University of South Australia 1998
- Fellowship SPORTSMED>SA 1998
Reference number 3297205
Details of entry to specialist register
- Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999
Affiliations / memberships
British Orthopaedic Association
British Orthopaedic Foot Surgery Society
British Association for Surgery of the Knee
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital, TA2 6AN
- 13:30 - 20:00
- 01823 286991
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Myself via Nuffield Health Taunton (for coordination of leave cover)