Dr. Jon Kelly has been providing patients in the San Diego, CA, area with top-quality orthopedic care for more than 25 years, entering private practice after completing his service as a naval commander with the U.S. Navy in 1995. At his state-of-the-art practice in Carlsbad, CA, Dr. Kelly provides care for patients throughout Southern California, including patients from Orange, Riverside and Los Angeles counties.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Kelly performs comprehensive evaluations of joint and orthopaedic injuries and diseases as well as advanced surgical care for knee injuries, shoulder injuries, and injuries to minor joints of the hands, wrists, ankles and feet. Skilled in both traditional “open” surgical procedures as well as minimally-invasive arthroscopic techniques, he is committed to offering his patients the broadest range of care options based on each patient's unique medical needs, overall health and recovery goals. In addition to surgery, Dr. Kelly also provides patients with corticosteroid joint injections to reduce pain and improve flexibility, and injections of platelet-rich plasma to speed recovery following injury or surgery.
After earning his medical degree from Tulane University, School of Medicine, Dr. Kelly completed a fellowship in hand and microvascular surgery at the Children's Hospital of New Mexico. In addition to performing evaluations, surgery and other treatments for a wide array of joint and orthopaedic injuries, Dr. Kelly has extensive experience conducting independent medical exams, qualified medical exams, and agreed medical exams and has served as an expert witness for cases requiring advanced orthopaedic expertise. Dedicated to expanding his skills and knowledge of novel and emerging methods of care, Dr. Kelly maintains active memberships in the American Medical Association, the California Medical Association, the California Orthopaedic Association, the Western Orthopaedic Association, and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Kelly welcomes new patients, and his office accepts major insurance plans. He speaks both English and German fluently.
Carlsbad Orthopaedic Group is a leading provider of orthopedic care and treatment for patients throughout the Carlsbad and San Diego, CA, areas as well as Orange, Riverside and Los Angeles counties. Using state-of-the-art technology and advanced techniques, the practice offers treatments for a wide array of orthopedic conditions and diseases, including conditions affecting the hands, wrists, shoulders, hips, knees, feet and ankles. The practice offers the safest and most effective techniques such as arthroscopic surgery for the knee, shoulder and other joints, carpal tunnel surgery and musculoskeletal ultrasound for noninvasive care of damage due to trauma and disease, as well as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to speed healing and recovery. The practice also aids patients involved in workers' compensation claims or other legal claims following personal injury accidents.
Carlsbad Orthopaedic Group is dedicated to providing patients with the highest-quality care based on each patient's individual needs for relief of symptoms, faster recovery, and superior long-term results. In-depth exams and consultations provide patients with the information they need to make informed, educated decisions about their care and to understand their plan of treatment every step of the way for greater peace of mind. In addition to treating injuries, the practice focuses on techniques aimed at preventing future injuries, exploring all conservative treatment options before turning to surgery.
Carlsbad Orthopaedic Group features an in-house radiology department for patient convenience, as well as a pain management specialist on staff to aid patients dealing with chronic and debilitating pain. With locations in Carlsbad and San Diego, Carlsbad Orthopaedic Group welcomes new patients and accepts most major forms of medical insurance.
Dr. Kelly is available at an additional location on Wednesdays. To make an appointment, please call the office or specify in the comments section when booking online.
3704 Ruffin Road
San Diego, CA 92123
Major Insurance Providers Accepted
Dr. Kelly and the Carlsbad Orthopaedic Group accepts major insurance providers.
"Personable, professional doctor who explained my situation clearly and answered my questions."
"Dr. Kelly is caring and understanding. He spends plenty of time with his patients and his conservative with his care and treatment."