Dr. Kellie Middleton
Dr. Kellie Middleton is a former professional fastpitch softball player and an orthopaedic surgery resident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She graduated early with honors from the University of Notre Dame and the University of Georgia, where she earned her masters of public health. Prior to medical school at the University of Pittsburgh, she began her public health career in California focusing on health policy and the elimination of healthcare disparities through and advocacy and healthcare reform. Dr. Middleton has a passion for the prevention of chronic disease and health promotion through education healthy behaviors, organized sports, physical fitness and exercise. This is reflected in her numerous publications on such topics – from sports related injuries to differences in cardiovascular disease among post-menopausal women.
An Atlanta native, Dr. Middleton has spent nearly ten years in Pittsburgh for both medical school and residency training – and has adopted Pittsburgh as her second home. She will be graduating from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program next year and embarking on her career specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine.