Wayne Kelley Jr., M.D. is a Georgia native having been raised in Newnan Georgia. He completed degrees in Biochemistry and Chemistry at the College of Charleston in Charleston in South Carolina graduating Cum Laude. He received a Doctor of Medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina where he served as Class President all four years. Dr. Kelley received the prestigious award of Junior AOA and served as President of the AOA as a senior. Dr. Kelley also received the Presidents Basic Science Award & the Gross Anatomy Achievement Award. He then matriculated to Duke University to complete an orthopaedic residency at Duke University Medical Center where he was awarded the Annual Excellent Orthopaedic Research Award. Following residency, Dr. Kelley spent a year completing a Spine Fellowship appointment at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Kelley’s professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. Dr. Kelley specializes in conditions of the spine and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has authored many national journal articles and book chapters and has presented on a national level. Dr. Kelley is a Military Veteran having served in our Naval Forces for eight years.
Dr Kelley is married with four children and enjoys spending time with his family, running, hunting, fishing, and team sports.