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Faculty Physicians

Amy F. Kells, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Surgery
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Hand and Wrist Surgery (Plastic/Reconstructive)
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

Plastic Surgery
General Surgery

Areas of Clinical Interest

All aspects of hand and wrist surgery, adult and pediatric traumatic and nontraumatic hand and wrist surgery, general and microsurgical reconstruction, sternal and chest wall reconstruction

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: G
Floor: 6
Office Phone: 314-362-7388
Additional Phone: 800-283-5848
Fax: 314-367-0225

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362-7288
Additional Phone: 800-283-5848
Fax: 314-367-0225

Education

Education

Fellowship: Trauma/Critical Care, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD 2002
Fellowship: Microsurgery, USC Division of Plastic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 2011
B.A.: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 1984
Residency: Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Galveston, TX 2010
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Syracuse, NY 2006
Fellowship: Hand Surgery, Plastic Surgery, New York University, New York, New York 2005
Residency: Cardiothoracic Surgery, SUNY Downstate, New York 2004
MD, PhD: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 1993
Fellowship: Microsurgery, Plastic Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS 2007
Residency: General Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

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]
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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]
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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]
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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]
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