Dr. Christine L. Kelley, MD
Dr. Christine L. Kelley attended the University of Missouri in Kansas City where she received both her Bachelor of Arts degree and her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1986 after a six-year combined program of study. From 1986 to 1991, Dr. Kelley completed her general surgery residency training at the University of Kansas in Wichita. While there, she was honored to receive the administrative chief resident position as well as the George Mastio Award for surgical excellence. From 1991 to 1993, Dr. Kelley completed a specialized fellowship program in plastic and reconstructive surgery at St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri. There she was again appointed the honor of administrative chief resident in her final year of training.
Dr. Kelley served as a staff plastic surgeon and general surgeon at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois in the United States Air Force in the rank of Major from 1993 to 1996. She received an honorable discharge in 1996 and received the Air Force Commendation medal for her performance. In November 1996, Dr. Kelley received her board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery. She was recertified in 2004. She is a current member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, a current fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Medical Association and the ISMA.
Dr. Kelley has practiced in the Indianapolis area since 1999 and performs reconstructive and cosmetic surgical procedures for the full body. She has a special interest in breast and torso surgery. She has clinical expertise in the area of wound healing, and was invited to assist St. Vincent Hospitals with the establishment of their state-of-the-art center. Although Dr. Kelley no longer treats complex chronic wounds, she continues to evaluate and manage her elective patients with the same meticulous detail.
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