Dr. Cynthia Kelly

Born October 27, 1960, Cleveland, Ohio Partner, Colorado Limb Consultants Director, Avascular Necrosis Clinic Member, The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, 2000


Ohio State University, B.S. in Pharmacy, 1983 (Registered Pharmacist) University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), 1989 Student Pathology Fellowship, 1986


Orthopaedic Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA, 1989-1994


Orthopaedic Oncology , University of California at Los Angeles, 1994-1995


American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Diplomate
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Musculoskeletal Tumor Society
Colorado Medical Society
The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk
Western Orthopaedic Association

Honors and Awards

  • 1978, Outstanding Athlete Scholarship
  • 1981, Archons National Honor Society
  • 1982, Alpha Phi National Sorority Academic Scholarship
  • 1982, Alpha Phi Sorority President, The Ohio State University
  • 1982, Outstanding Senior Finalist, The Ohio State University
  • 1982, Conway Chase Award - Outstanding Senior Sorority Woman
  • 1982, Roche Pharmaceutical Communications Award
  • 1986, Pathology Student Fellowship, Medical College of Ohio
  • 1987, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Poster Presentation
  • 1987, Scientific Day Award, B-cell Lymphoma Research, Medical College of Ohio
  • 1988, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • 1992, Outstanding Resident Research Project/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Alumni Day
  • 1994, Vernon P. Thompson Award for Outstanding Resident Research, Western Orthopaedic Association
  • 1994, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Poster Presentation
  • 1994, Visiting Surgeon, Redlands Community Hospital, Redlands CA, December
  • 1995, Guest Member - Round Table Discussion Regarding Use of Calcium Sulfate Pellets as Bone Graft Substitute, Breckenridge CO, August 1996
  • 1996, Instructor - Russell Taylor Trauma Course, Beaver Creek CO, January 1996
  • 1996, Harbor-UCLA Orthopaedic Alumni Association Vice President, 1996-1998
  • 1997, Guest Member - Round Table Discussion Regarding Use of Calcium Sulfate Pellets as Bone Graft Substitute, AAOS, February 1997
  • 1998, Harbor-UCLA Orthopaedic Alumni Association President
  • 2000, Visiting Professor, Vanderbilt University
  • 2002, Consumer's Research Council of America "TOP SURGEON"

Clinical Research

Musculoskeltal and infection of tumors of the musculoskeletal system, avascular necrosis, bone graft substitutes.


Married, two children. Interests include running, skiing, travel, family