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Amy F Kells, MD, PhD

Dr. Kells specializes in all aspects of hand and wrist surgery: adult and pediatric traumatic and non-traumatic hand and wrist surgery, general and microsurgical reconstruction, sternal and chest wall reconstruction.
Division Of Plastic/Recon Surg
Female
2011
2000
Plastic Surgery-Pediatric
Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery - certified
Hand Surgery - certified
Surgery (General) - certified
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

For Patients:
To request an appointment, call 800.678.KIDS (5437) or fill out our online form.

For Referring Physicians:
To refer a patient, call Children's Direct at 800.678.HELP (4357).

 

  Public transportation available |   Handicap accessible
1 Children's Place
Second Floor Suite A
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7388
  
Center For Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place 6G
St. Louis, MO 63110
314.362.7388
  
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Education

Fellowship: University of Southern California Los Angeles
Residency: University of Texas-Galveston
Fellowship: University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowship: State University of New York
Fellowship: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: State University of New York
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Ohio
Residency: University Hospital of Cleveland
Medical School: Vanderbilt University Nashville Tennessee

Health Plans Accepted

Aetna Medicare HMO
Aetna Medicare Open Access (HMO/POS
Aetna PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access Choice PPO
Anthem BCBS Blue Access PPO
BCBS of IL HMO
BCBS of IL PPO
Beech Street/Capp Care PPO
Best Doctors Inc
Cigna Open Access HMO/POS
Cigna PPO
Community Care Network PPO
Coventry Advantra HMO/POS-Medicare
Coventry ASO
Coventry Gold Advantage - Medicare
Coventry HMO/POS
Coventry/Coventry One PPO
Essence Advantage & Advantage Plus
First Health
Great-West HMO/POS
Great-West Open Access
Great-West PPO
Health Alliance HMO & PPO
Healthlink Open Access/HMO/POS
Healthlink PPO
HFN Inc. PPO
Humana Choice PPO - Medicare
Humana Gold Choice PFFS - Medicare
Humana Gold Plus HMO - Medicare
Humana POS-Medicare
Humana PPO/ChoiceCare Network
Illinois Public Aid/Health Connect
Medicare
Mercy Health Plan HMO/POS
Mercy Health Plan PPO
MO Medicaid Secondary to Medicare
MultiPlan PPO
Primrose Tertiary/Quarternary
Private Health Care Systems PPO
Tricare/Triwest Prime HMO/POS
Tricare/Triwest Standard/ Extra PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete Choice PPO
UHC/AARP MCARE Complete HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE CompleteEssen. HMO
UHC/AARP MCARE Dual Complete
Union Pacific RR Emp. Health System
United Healthcare Choice/Choice+
United Healthcare PPO/ Options
United Healthcare Select/Select+POS
USA Managed Care Org
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Worker's Compensation

Vacuum-assisted closure for the treatment of complex chest wounds.

O'Connor J, Kells A, Henry S, Scalea T.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Apr;79(4):1196-200.

PMID:
15797049
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Collective contributions of women to cardiothoracic surgery: a perspective review.

Roberts SR, Kells AF, Cosgrove DM 3rd.

Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Feb;71(2 Suppl):S19-21.

PMID:
11235767
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

TGF-beta and PDGF act synergistically in affecting the growth of human osteoblast-enriched cultures.

Kells AF, Coats SR, Schwartz HS, Hoover RL.

Connect Tissue Res. 1995;31(2):117-24.

PMID:
15612327
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

In vitro photodynamic therapy of musculoskeletal neoplasms.

Hourigan AJ, Kells AF, Schwartz HS.

J Orthop Res. 1993 Sep;11(5):633-7.

PMID:
8410462
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Identification and analysis of transforming growth factor beta receptors on primary osteoblast-enriched cultures derived from adult human bone.

Kells AF, Schwartz HS, Bascom CC, Hoover RL.

Connect Tissue Res. 1992;27(4):197-209.

PMID:
1315659
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Mutational analysis of the transin (rat stromelysin) autoinhibitor region demonstrates a role for residues surrounding the "cysteine switch".

Park AJ, Matrisian LM, Kells AF, Pearson R, Yuan ZY, Navre M.

J Biol Chem. 1991 Jan 25;266(3):1584-90.

PMID:
1988438
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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