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Kelly Stephenson

Kelly Stephenson, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Orthopedics - Joint Replacement: Hip and Knee
    Languages: English
    Spanish
  • UTMB Health Orthopedics, League City Campus
    • 2240 Gulf Freeway South
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-1200
    • Fax: (281) 309-0137
    UTMB Health Orthopedics, PCP Galveston
    • 400 Harborside Drive
      Suite 109
      Galveston, TX 77555
    • Phone: (409) 266-7846
    • Fax: (409) 747-8579
  • Dr. Stephenson was born in Dallas, Texas and raised in Norman, Oklahoma. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas with a BS in Aerospace Engineering. After graduation, she moved to Huntington Beach, California, where she worked on a Strategic Defense Initiative project for McDonnell Douglas Space Systems division. She left California to return to Texas where she completed her medical school prerequisites at the University of Houston. She completed her medical degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. Dr. Stephenson also completed her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas (UTMB).

    After completion of her residency, Dr. Stephenson remained at UTMB in the position of Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and began specializing in total hip and total knee arthroplasty. She continues to teach residents total hip and knee arthroplasty at UTMB in the position of Chief of the Adult Reconstruction Service. She also teaches first year medical students as a small group leader in Practice of Medicine, and is a member of the hospital-wide Blood Transfusion Committee.

    Dr. Stephenson has participated in several orthopaedic surgery mission trips to Central America as a member of the Project Rainbow team. She and her husband enjoy traveling and hiking and currently live in Tiki Island, Texas.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, MD, 1997

    Internships:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 1998

    Residencies:

    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2002


    Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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  • Do you have any of the following symptoms: fever, cough, shortness of breath/difficulty breathing, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain (including new onset low back pain), joint pain, extreme fatigue, diarrhea, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, headache or conjunctivitis (red eye with discharge)?

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    Joint replacement providers see patients 50+. If you are under 50 please see one of our general orthopedic providers and, if needed, they can refer you for more specialized treatment.

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