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Joseph "Pete" Kelley, MD, FACS, FAAP 

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. Dr. Kelley joined University Surgical Associates in 1994.

Dr. Kelley has office hours at the Erlanger Medical Mall on Monday (9  – 11:30 am) and Thursday (12:30 – 4 pm), and performs surgery at T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital in Chattanooga, TN.

Dr. Kelley is an assistant professor in surgery, Department of Surgery, for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Nurse: Andrea Prak, LPN
Contact: (423) 757-0794


University of Tennessee
Chattanooga, TN
1976 – 1982

Graduate School
East Tennessee State University
Quillen-Dishner College of Medicine
Johnson City, TN
1982 – 1986

General Surgery
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
1986 – 1987

General Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN
1987 – 1992

Pediatric Surgery
Miami Children's Hospital
Miami, FL
1992 – 1994

Academic Appointments

1994 – present
Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Surgery
UT College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN


ABS, 1993
Medical License – Tennessee, 1988
Medical License – Florida, 1993

Professional Organizations: Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP); Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) ; Tennessee Medical Association; Chattanooga/Hamilton County Medical Society.
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