March 8, 2019 — Bryan T. Kelly, MD, who serves as a team physician for the National Football League’s New York Giants, and member of the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS), was named Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s largest academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. He will take the position in June.
Dr. Kelly is a recipient of multiple national honors for excellence in research and teaching, and has authored more than 190 scientific publications, chapters, review articles and books and is a co-investigator for a National Institutes of Health (Research Project Grant. He also leads orthopedic care for multiple high-performing professional athletic organizations, and treats athletes from around the world.
“Dr. Kelly is an outstanding surgeon and NFL club physician, and this new role reflects his talents and leadership skills. The NFLPS congratulates him and is incredibly proud of his new role,” said Dr. Leigh Ann Curl, MD, Head Orthopedic Surgeon for the Baltimore Ravens and President of the NFLPS.
Dr. Kelly is a specialist in sports medicine, as well as arthroscopic and open surgical management of non-arthritic disorders around the hip. He has a faculty appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College and medical staff appointments at Hospital for Special Surgery and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. In addition to his role with the Giants, he cares for several sports teams serving as Head Team Physician for the New York Rangers, Head Orthopedic Consultant for UFC, Associate Team Physician for the New York Red Bull’s MLS team, and several collegiate teams in the tri-state region.