August 30, 2016

Anna C. Kelly, M.D.

Biography

Anna C. Kelly, M.D. is a 1989 graduate of Emory University School of Medicine, where she also completed four years of residency training in anesthesiology. She is a graduate of “Medical Acupuncture for Physicians” through UCLA in 1999. She is one of the only physicians in Georgia to become a licensed acupuncturist (L. Ac.) after completing a five year TCM apprenticeship and passing the NCCAOM exam (national licensing exam). Dr. Kelly is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Medical Acupuncture, and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Kelly has been the President of the Georgia Association of Medical Acupuncturists since 2002, and is licensed to practice medicine and acupuncture in Georgia and South Carolina.

Curriculum Vitae

CURRENT POSITION

  • Clinical Director, Staff Physician and Acupuncturist
    Metro Pain Center, Inc., Atlanta, GA
    12/99-Present
  • Anesthesiology Consultant
    Metro Anesthesia Services, Atlanta, GA
    12/02-Present

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

  • Staff Anesthesiologist, Medical Director
    Metro Anesthesia Services, Atlanta, GA
    12/96-12/02
  • Staff Anesthesiologist
    Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA
    8/95-12/96
  • Staff Anesthesiologist
    RT Jones Memorial Hospital, Canton, GA
    8/94-5/95

SPECIALTY TRAINING

  • Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship
    Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital, Atlanta, GA
    9/93-7/94
  • Medical Acupuncture for Physicians
    UCLA Los Angeles, CA
    5/99-10/99

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Staff Acupuncturist
    Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
    6/06-Present

RESIDENCY

  • Emory University School of Medicine
    Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA
    Intern in Medicine/Pediatrics
    6/89-6/90
    Resident in Anesthesiology
    7/90-6/93

EDUCATION

  • Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
    B.A. Biology, 1985
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
    M.D. 1989
  • Tai Sophia, Laurel, MD
    M.A. Applied Healing Arts, 2007
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine Apprenticeship, Atlanta, GA
    2004-09

CERTIFICATION

  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990
  • Board Certified, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1995
  • Board Certified, American Board of Medical Acupuncture, 2002
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 2010

LICENSURE

  • MD Georgia #034624 12/92-Present
  • MD South Carolina #22597 9/01-Present
  • L.Ac. Georgia #280 9/10-Present

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
    Chair, Annual Symposium 2012
    Education Committee Member 2007-Present
  • Georgia Association of Medical Acupuncturists
    President, 2002-2011
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists
    Secretary, Resident Component 1991-92

PUBLICATIONS

  • Treatment Of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    In 3 Pediatric Patients Using 7 External Dragons And Devils Acupuncture.
    Medical Acupuncture. 2004;15(3):29-30.

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Agnes Scott College
  • Phi Beta Kappa Member
  • Phi Sigma Tau Member (Philosophy Honor Society)