Dr. James Kelly III, MD

Dr. James Kelly III, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. James Kelly III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery.

3501 We Knight Dr Ste B

Fort Smith, AR 72903

Contact Information

(479) 709-8300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kelly III performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kelly III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

35  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • McMaster U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • McMaster U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Christine M Kleinuk Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Cosmetic Surgery Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kelly III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kelly III's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kelly III to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kelly III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I have very satisfied with Dr. Kelly and staff The nurses are the best. I will use Dr. Kelly for anything I need done. The Best
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I had a plastic surgery and it messed my face up so bad Ive spent thousands to get another doctor to repair it. It was stressful and I looked better before I went to him.I spent hours waiting on appts. with him because they over schedule.He was in such a hurry we could be asking him a question and...more
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DR. KELLY WAS, AND IS MY FAMILY'S SURGEON!!!! AMAZING ABILITIES, I HAVE BEEN THROUGH ALOT, AND DR. KELLY WAS A GOD SEND FOR ME. HIS STAFF IS VERY WELL TRAINED AND ARE MORE THAN EFFICIENT. THE NURSES HAVE SEEN MANY KINDS OF ACCIDENTS, AND ARE VERY COMPASSIONATE IT. I FEEL VERY CONFIDENT IN HIS...more
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Doesn't spend much time with patients and then he uses student to do his surgeries and if they screw up its hour fault
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Dr. Kelly and his staff are AMAZING! My husbands finger was almost completely chopped off and he did his magic! He did tendon and nerve reconstruction and now the finger that we thought would never work again is healing wonderfully! His nurse is awesome too! Wonderful experience! We came all the...more
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