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Dr. James Kellam MD

Dr. James Kellam MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
(713) 486-7500


Dr. James Kellam earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Toronto in Canada. He completed a residency in surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Toronto and a fellowship in orthopedic trauma at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Kellam, who has been in practice since 1973, is board certified in orthopedic surgery. He specializes in orthopedic trauma with an emphasis on the management of acute traumatic injuries as well as fractures and dislocations of the pelvis and lower extremities. He also treats osteoporosis.

A professor of orthopedic surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Dr. Kellam has primary research interests  in clinical outcomes and the basic science of fracture healing.

Dr. Kellam is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Association for Surgery of Trauma and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Physician Details

Medical Education
University of Toronto Postgraduate Education, 1973
Internships & Residency
Toronto Western Hospital, 1979
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre-Graduate Medical Education, 1980
University of Oregon At Eugene, 1980
University of Washington - Graduate Medical Education, 1981
Laboratory for Experimental Surgery and Kantonspital, 1981
PCP Number
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007


Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp