Brian Matthew Kelly DO

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Clinical Interests:

Upper and Lower Extremity Amputations, Prosthetics, Upper and Lower limb deformities, Orthotics, Gait (walking) Disorders, Foot and Ankle Pain and Deformity, Running Injuries, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management


U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Burlington Office Center
325 E Eisenhower Pkwy Ste 100
Ann Arbor

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

University Hospital Floor 6
1500 E Medical Ctr Dr
Ann Arbor

U of M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Orthotics and Prosthetics Center
2850 S Industrial Hwy Ste 400
Ann Arbor


Medical School or Training

  • Michigan State University - College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1996


  • Rush Presbyterian St.Luke's Medical Center, Physical Med & Rehab, IL, 2000

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • American College of Osteopathic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • American Osteopathic Association

  • International Association of Orthotics and Prosthetics

  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners 

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

  • American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Board Certification

  • Physical Medicine & Rehab


Orthotics, Prosthetics, Gait disorders, Neurorehabilitation, Medical Education


Dr. Brian M. Kelly is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) at the University of Michigan Medical School and Medical Director for the Division of Orthotics and Prosthetics of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services at the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Michigan in 2002, Dr. Kelly worked in Chicago after graduation from residency. Dr. Kelly has been caring for people that suffer from amputations, trauma, spinal cord injuries, strokes, and traumatic brain injuries for 15 years.  He has gained national recognition for his work, lecturing across the country at national meetings on gait evaluation and disorders, amputation, prosthetics, and neurologic disorders. Throughout his career, Dr. Kelly has published numerous articles and chapters on prosthetics and orthotics. In 2014, Dr. Kelly published Prosthetic Restoration of the Upper and Lower Extremity, a new textbook on prosthetic restoration, with his University of Michigan colleagues that reflects their vast clinical experience and teaching skills related to prosthetics. Dr. Kelly has devoted a significant amount of time and energy to the education, training and evaluation of resident physicians. He has been honored with the highest teaching awards available at all of the institutions that he has served. Dr. Kelly is the vice-chair and chair-elect to the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. He produces examination materials in an effort to demonstrate the resident’s competence on their national board examinations for board certification. Dr. Kelly graduated Cum Laude in 1991 from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  He received his medical degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan and completed his residency training at Rush-Presbyterian Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.