Dr. Patrick Kellam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UT Health Houston.

Dr. Kellam specializes in Orthopedic Trauma and Adult Reconstruction with an emphasis on the management of all fractures, both acute and chronic, as well as post-traumatic arthritis of the hip and knee, including revision hip and knee arthroplasty.

Born in Mississauga, Canada, Dr. Kellam grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina before attending the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor graduating Magna cum Laude in Aerospace Engineering. He then received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine graduating with distinction. He completed residency at the University of Utah before completing two subspecialty fellowships in Orthopaedic Trauma at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Adult Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee at the University of Utah.

Dr. Kellam is actively involved with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the Orthopedic Trauma Association (OTA), the AO, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).


Undergraduate Degree
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Aerospace Engineer, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Medical Degree
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah
Orthopaedic Trauma, UTHealth Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, Texas
Orthopaedic Adult Reconstruction, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Periprosthetic Fractures, Periarticular fractures, and Conversion Total Hip Arthroplasty after Fracture

Research Interests

Outcomes research in periprosthetic fractures of the hip and knee, periarticular fractures of the lower extremity, and conversion total hip arthroplasty after fracture