Dr Martin Kelly

Dr Martin Kelly is a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa and the General Medical Council (Specialist Register) in the UK.

He is a Life Member & Past President of the Association of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons of Southern Africa.

After graduating MBBCh from the University of the Witwatersrand he spent 4 years in the Military before specialising in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , obtaining his Fellowship in 1991.

Whilst specialising he developed an interest in Craniofacial Surgery and was instrumental in setting up the Craniofacial Unit at the Johannesburg Hospital, which he headed for many years.

He started private practice in 1993 and was a Consultant Plastic Surgeon to The Harley Medical Group in the UK & Ireland from 2002 – 2010.

Dr Kelly is a family man and keen mountain biker and enjoys the outdoors. He has semigrated to the Garden Route where he looks forward to enjoying the lifestyle , being close to family and offering his services as a Plastic Surgeon.

Publications & Presentations

  • 1. Use of the Costal Cartilage Cantilever Graft in Negroid Rhinoplasties
    C.Song; D.MacKay; M.Kelly
    ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY 1991:27 201-209
  • 2. Mandible Reconstruction Using Free Vascularised Fibular Grafts: Clinical Experience
    With the Planned Angle Osteotomy Technique
    C.Song; D. MacKay; M.Kelly
    Presented at the Annual Congress of APRSSA 1991
  • 3. An Evaluation of the Galvaston Brace in Metacarpal Fractures
    M.Kelly
    Annual Congress of APRSSA 1991
  • 4. Principles of Management of Craniofacial Deformities
    M.Kelly
    Presented to the Monthly Meeting of Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dental association of S.A.
    May 1992
  • 5. Dynamic Outrigger Extension Splinting For Extensor Tendon Injuries
    M.Kelly;L.Sacks;M.Ritz;M.Van Eggeraat;S.Bleloch
    Annual Congress APRSSA, Cape Town 1992
  • 6. Evaluation of Cerebral Perfusion in Craniosynostosis
    M.Kelly;S.Wall;A.Slavin;J.Earle
    Annual Congress APRSSA, Cape Town 1992
  • 7. The Pterygium Syndrome : Managing Limb Pterygia
    M.Kelly;S.Johannes;M.Eltringham
    Annual Congress APRSSA , Wild Coast Sun 1993
  • 8. Between “Straight & Stealth”: An Alternative Coronal Incision
    S.Wall;M.Kelly
    BAPS Winter Meeting 1995
  • 9. “Straight Or Stealth’ for Coronal Incisions
    M.Kelly;S.Wall;W.M.M.Morris
    Annual Congress APRSSA, Johannesburg 1996
  • 10. Anaesthesia & Surgery for Craniofacial Reconstruction
    M.Kelly;J.Shung
    Presented to the South African Society for Anaesthetists, College of Medicine
    Johannesburg,May 1996
  • 11. An Approach to Skin Problems About the Knee in Total Knee Arthroplasty
    M.Kelly
    Guest Lecturer at Revision Knee Arthroplasty Instructional Course at the S.A.Orthopaedic Association Congress, Durban 2000
  • 12. Paediatric Craniofacial Surgery
    M.Kelly
    Presented to the Paedodontic Meeting of the Dental Association of S.A. March 2001
  • 13. Distraction Osteogenesis
    M.Kelly
  • Registrar Symposium, Dept. Maxillofacial Surgery,University of Witwatersrand
    September 2002
  • 14. Aspects of Craniofacial Surgery: Treatment of Cranio-maxillofacial synostoses.
    M. Kelly.
    AO Regional Cranio-Maxillofacial Course . Dubai , UAE , September 2004.
  • 15. Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery.
    M. Kelly.
    AO Face , Head & Neck Course. Gauteng , South Africa , November 2004.
  • 16. Craniosynostoses & Craniofacial Syndromes.
    M. Kelly.
    Clinical Teaching Module, Registrars in Division of Human Genetics.
    January 2005.
  • 17. Multiple Facial Clefts
    W.M.M.Morris, A.Madaree, M.Kelly
    Annual Congress of APRSSA,Bloemfontein,October 2005.
  • 18. Medical Tourism in South Africa : Lessons learned from a Plastic Surgery Perspective.
    Dr M. Kelly
    Medical Tourism Conference , Sandton Convention Centre , November 2006
  • 19. Naso-orbito-ethmoid fractures
    M.Kelly
    AO Craniomaxillofacial Principles Course
    Cairo,Egypt. January 2007
  • 20. Frontal Sinus & Anterior Skull Base Fractures
    M.Kelly
    AO Craniomaxillofacial Principles Course
    Cairo, Egypt. January 2007.
  • 21. Panfacial Fractures: Management & Sequencing
    M.Kelly
    AO Craniomaxillofacial Principles CourseCairo, Egypt. January 2007
  • 22. Principles Of Midface Reconstruction
    M.Kelly
    AO Craniomaxillofacial Principles Course
    Cairo, Egypt. January 2007
  • 23. Distraction Osteogenesis: History, evolution, biomechanics, devices
    M.Kelly
    AO Craniomaxillofacial Principles Course
    Cairo, Egypt. January 2007
  • 24. Early Rupture of Breast Implants : A report on 5 cases & Review of the Literature.
    ISAPS Meeting , Cape Town , South Africa. March 2010