Amanda Weiss Kelly

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Amanda.Weiss@UHHospitals.org

 

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Amanda Weiss Kelly, MD

Division Chief

Associate Professor

  • Division: Sports Medicine

Bio

Dr. Kelly earned her medical degree from The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. She served her residency in pediatrics at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, followed by a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center. After completion of her fellowship she joined the staff of Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, as Medical Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine. She was named to her current position at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital in 2003.

Dr. Kelly is a national leader in advancing the understanding of sports training, preparation, safety and rehabilitation in children and teens. Her activities include serving on the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness since 2004 and representing the AAP to the Female Athlete Triad Coalition, an international collaborative group dedicated to promoting the health of female athletes. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM).

Dr. Kelly has special interest in concussion prevention, the female athlete triad and treatment and steroid use among young athletes. She is committed to serving her local community and is team physician for several local women’s college teams and a frequent speaker at athlete, parent and coach workshops for local young athletes. She also presents at numerous professional meetings, both nationally and internationally, and has published more than two dozen papers in leading medical journals and authored chapters in sports medicine textbooks.

She is a fellow of the AAP and a member of the Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.