Wayne Kelley Jr., MD

Fellowship Trained Spine Specialist

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Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon in Macon and Dublin

Dr. Kelley is a board certified, Fellowship Trained orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of all spinal conditions. He has special interest and significant experience in cervical spine problems, degenerative lumbar conditions (spinal stenosis/disc herniation). Dr. Kelley is trained in the newest minimally invasive robot-assisted techniques for nerve decompression and fusion which provides for smaller surgical scars, less blood loss, hyper accurate hardware placement and faster recovery time. 

Dr. Kelley has authored many national medical journal articles and orthopaedic book chapters and has presented on a national level. Dr. Kelley is an eight-year military veteran having served in our Naval Forces.



Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


OrthoCarolina Spine Center in Charlotte, North Carolina


Duke University Medical Center, North Carolina

Medical Degree

Medical University of South Carolina


OrthoGeorgia Surgery Center
Medical Center Atrium Health Navicent
Piedmont Macon North Hospital
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Dr. Kelley’s Orthopaedic Specialties

Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Spinal Conditions in Central GA

  • Cervical fusion
  • Cervical spine decompression and disc replacement
  • Disc degeneration/herniation
  • Fracture management
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis (arthritis of the spine)
  • Spondylolysis
  • Lumbar disc degeneration/herniation
  • Epidural injections
  • Lumbar fusion
  • Lumbar spine decompression and disc replacement
  • Spondylolisthesis (slippage of the spine)
  • Scheuermann’s kyphosis

Dr. Kelley’s Advanced Practice Providers

Erin Ferguson, PA-C

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Jonathan Mullis, PA-C

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Garry Michael,

Awards and Affiliations

Viewers Choice 2024
The Telegraph Best of 2021
Greater Macon Business of Year
Go Beyond Proffit Member
Top 100
AAAHC Accreditation
ACR Radiology Computed
ACR Radiology Magnetic
ACR Radiology Magnetic
TheOrthoForum Member
Greater Macon Business of Year