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Dr. Joseph Kelley Jr, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Kelley Jr

University Surgical Associates

979 E 3rd St # C-300 Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Dr. Joseph Kelley Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery.


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(423) 267-0466

Dr. Kelley Jr accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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Dr. Kelley Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Umbilical Hernia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelley Jr treats Umbilical Hernia more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kelley Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelley Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kelley Jr treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kelley Jr treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Kelley Jr treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Kelley Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphangioma
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vaginectomy
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kelley, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) specializes in general, thoracic and reconstructive urologic surgery and advanced pediatric laparoscopy.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Miami Chldns Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
University Tenn College Med Chattanooga/Erlanger Hsp
Residency Hospital
1986
Emory University
Internship Hospital
1985
East Tennessee State University/James H Quillen College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1992
1986
1985

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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On August 10th, 2004 this humble , plain spoken man saved my daughter's life, after I was told she wouldn't live to be 12 hours old. I'm sure he's forgotten us, but I'll never forget him. God bless you, Pete Kelly. I pray for you every day.
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