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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
20 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Kelso is Excellent. Dr. Kelso has been reviewed by 40 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.9
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Thomas Kelso, MD, PHD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kelso graduated from University of Maryland , Baltimore. He has 5 awards.

Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society
Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Kelso has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Brunswick Hospital 
  • J Arthur Dosher Memorial Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas B Kelso MD and PHD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Thomas B. Kelso practice?
Dr. Thomas Kelso has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Kelso practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Southport, NC.
See Southport Orthopedic Surgeons.