Derek M. Kelly, MD, a physician at Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics, received the Special Effort and Excellence Award from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) at the Society's annual meeting last month.
The Special Effort and Excellence Award is presented to physicians who have completed outstanding service in line with the mission of POSNA, along with their leadership within pediatric orthopedic research. The Society is a not-for-profit professional organization, with more than 1,400 physicians, devoted to advancing musculoskeletal care for children and adolescents through research and education.
Dr. Kelly specializes in a variety of pediatric orthopedic conditions, such as hip dysplasia, fractures and limb deformities, sports injuries, scoliosis and foot deformities. He also treats Perthes disease, a childhood hip disorder that typically affects children from two to 15 years old.