Biography

Kelly attended California State University, Northridge where she received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and went on to receive a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.

Prior to joining Ventura Orthopedics in 2019, Kelly worked as a scribe for Dr. Hartman from 2015 to 2017, and before that, she was a physical therapy aide for seven years . She was also an athletic trainer for Royal High School before she attended Physician Assistant school.

Kelly is passionate about patient education and helping patients understand their anatomy, mechanism of injury and the components of recovery. She strives to connect with every patient on an individual level.

Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, Kelly and her husband currently reside there with their dog. In her free time, she enjoys camping and hiking. Fun fact: Kelly won the 2016 Ventura Orthopedics summer picnic baking competition.