November 14, 2008

Kelly new ASMS president

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Kevin Kelly, M.D., D.D.S.

Kevin Kelly, M.D., D.D.S., associate professor of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt Medical Center, has been inducted as president of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS).

Kelly serves as director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, the Craniofacial Surgery Center and the Cleft Lip and Palate Team.

“As president, it is my hope that the future of ASMS will include the expansion of education programming and the establishment of an endowment,” Kelly said at the recent joint annual scientific meeting of ASMS and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

He will serve as president for one year.

Kelly joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 1989. He earned his dental degree at Columbia University and his medical degree at State University of New York. He completed his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at the Albany Medical Center and Affiliated Hospital and his maxillofacial and oral surgery residency at State University of New York. In addition, Kelly completed a craniofacial and microsurgery fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Medical System in Baltimore and the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.