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Dr. James Kelly, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
3.2 (27)
Map Pin Small Fort Smith, AR
Accepting new patients
35 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Kelly, MD

Dr. James Kelly, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Fort Smith, AR. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 35 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Queens U, Fac of Health Sciences and is affiliated with Baptist Health - Fort Smith, Mercy Hospital Booneville, Mercy Hospital Fort Smith, Mercy Hospital Ozark and Mercy Hospital Paris. Patients rated Dr. Kelly an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Kelly works at Practice in Fort Smith, AR. They frequently treat conditions like Fracture of Hand and Fingers and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kelly's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Western Arkansas Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Center
    8101 McClure Dr Ste 301, Fort Smith, AR 72916 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (479) 242-8300
  2. 2
    Genesys Medical Center
    3601 We Knight Dr, Fort Smith, AR 72903 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (479) 709-7268
  3. 3
    Office
    3501 We Knight Dr Ste B, Fort Smith, AR 72903 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (479) 709-8300
  4. 4
    Select Specialty Hospital-fort Smith
    1001 Towson Ave, Fort Smith, AR 72901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (479) 441-5291

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Baptist Health - Fort Smith
  • Mercy Hospital Booneville
  • Mercy Hospital Fort Smith
  • Mercy Hospital Ozark
  • Mercy Hospital Paris

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Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release
De Quervain's Disease
Trigger Finger
Excision of Ganglion
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Replacement
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Hand Tendon Repair
Dupuytrens Contracture
Joint Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteophyte of Hand
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Wrist Fracture
De Quervain's Release
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Wrist Osteophyte
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Steroid Injection
Wrist Fusion
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    About Dr. James Kelly, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 35 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1144289331
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Christine M Kleinuk Inst
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • McMaster University
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Queens U, Fac of Health Sciences
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. James Kelly, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kelly is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kelly has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kelly has seen patients for Fracture of Hand and Fingers and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kelly on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Kelly. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kelly.

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