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Biography: Amanda Weiss Kelly, MD
- Division Chief, Pediatric Sports Medicine, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
- Division Chief, Pediatric Sports Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
- Program Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine, UH Cleveland Medical Center
- Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
Certifications & Memberships
- Sports Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Fellowship | Sports Medicine - Pediatric
Sports Medicine - Pediatric - Ucla David Geffen School Of Medicine/Ucla Medical Center (2000 - 2002)
Residency | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1998 - 2000)
Internship | Pediatrics
Pediatrics - University Hospitals Of Cleveland (1997 - 1998)
Johns Hopkins University (1997)
George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences (1997)
Amanda Kay Weiss Kelly, MD, is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Sports Medicine at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. She is also Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is board certified in pediatrics and sports medicine.
Dr. Kelly earned her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. She served her residency in pediatrics at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center. After completion of her fellowship she joined the staff of Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, as Medical Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine. She was named to her current position at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in 2003.
Dr. Kelly is a national leader in advancing the understanding of sports training, preparation, safety and rehabilitation in children and teens. Her activities include serving on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness since 2004 and representing the AAP to the Female Athlete Triad Coalition, an international collaborative group dedicated to promoting the health of female athletes. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).
Dr. Kelly has special interest in concussion prevention, the female athlete triad and treatment and steroid use among young athletes. She is committed to serving her local community and is team physician for several local women’s college teams and a frequent speaker at athlete, parent and coach workshops for local young athletes. She also presents at numerous professional meetings, both nationally and internationally, and has published more than two dozen papers in leading medical journals and authored chapters in sports medicine textbooks.
She is a fellow of the AAP and a member of the Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Patient Experience Reviews
Amanda weiss kelly is always the best, easy to talk to and very knowledgeable we would not go to anyone else for our sports med needs
Outstanding care was provided. Health care has improved 100% over past 10 yrs!
Beyond wonderful and helpful! Took care of the injury totally. So very grateful!
Everybody was wonderful
As always, our experience at Dr. Amanda Weiss-Kelley's office was top notch. She and her staff are the reason we leave ***; for our child to receive the high level care from UH. Thank you!
I have been seeing Dr. Weiss-Kelly for several years. She is thorough, explains what she sees on the xray's to me and discusses alternatives. She has a wonderful "bedside" manner and always takes the time she needs to make sure I understand the treatment plan.
She excellent doctor.
Excellent doctor! Connects with patient and parents.
Dr Weiss-Kelly connected beautifully with my 17-year old son and offered sound advice re his sports-related injury.
Dr. Weiss Kelly is just amazing! She takes her time and really understands what is goin on with me. Her staff is amazing. The fellow was courteous and professional.
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As of December 31, 2016, Amanda Weiss Kelly did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.