Meet Our Orthopedics Team
Pediatric orthopedic and spine services are provided by Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics pediatric spinal and orthopedic surgeons. A multi-disciplinary team of nurses, therapists, social workers and child life specialists work with physicians to care for children with all types of orthopedic conditions. Our physicians hold leadership roles in Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA), publish in medical journals, lecture and train other pediatric orthopedic surgeons and edit and contribute to Campbell’s Operative Orthopaedics, the definitive orthopedic surgery reference textbook used to train medical students.
Dr. Kelly is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a full professor at University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopedics. Dr. Kelly has chaired and served on numerous committees of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA). He is the current Co-Director of the International Pediatric Orthopedic Symposium (IPOS) and the Pediatric Orthopedic Surgical Techniques (POST) course. His research has been published in Journal of Children’s Orthopedics, The Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, just to name a few. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of newborn foot deformities, pediatric and adolescent spinal deformity (scoliosis), and newborn, pediatric, and adolescent hip disease.
Dr. Sawyer is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a full professor at University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopedics. He has served on many committees of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). He was the President of POSNA in 2022-23. He is on the editorial board of numerous journals. He specializes in scoliosis and spinal deformities, spine trauma, growing spine and thoracic insufficiency syndrome, leg lengthening and deformity correction, pediatric fractures and trauma.
Dr. Sheffer is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. After completing his pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, Dr. Sheffer joined Le Bonheur/Campbell Clinic in 2017. He did his residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) where he serves in the committee structure. He was the director of trauma subspecialty day at the 2023 POSNA Annual Meeting. He is widely published on a variety of pediatric orthopedic topics. His subspecialty interests include pediatric trauma and limb deformity.
Dr. Spence is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic surgery. He is an Associate Professor at University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopedics and serves as an active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM), and Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRiSM). In addition, Dr. Spence is a founding member and executive board member of CORTICES, a collaboration of pediatric orthopedic surgeons dedicated to improving the quality, safety and value in the management of emergent orthopedic conditions through education, research and development of optimal care guidelines. Dr. Spence has contributed to multiple textbooks, served as an editor for several journals, and is actively engaged in research that has been published in many peer-reviewed journals. He specializes in pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, pediatric and young adult hip preservation, trauma, deformity correction, and neuromuscular disorders.
Dr. Warner is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Tennessee – Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopedics. Dr. Warner is former chief of surgery at Le Bonheur Children’s. Active in numerous professional organizations, Dr. Warner served as the president of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society and the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society. He also has served on numerous committees of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. He has authored textbooks, presented hundreds of lectures and journal articles on innovations in pediatric orthopedics. His research has been published in Clinical Orthopaedic & Related Research, The Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He specializes in spinal tumors, scoliosis, trauma, cerebral palsy and congenital anomalies.
Keith Orland, MD joined Campbell Clinic and Le Bonheur Children's Hospital as a double fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon with particular expertise in pediatric spine surgery. In addition to the broad scope of pediatric orthopedics, his main passions are in caring for children with various spine-related conditions and in treating fractures in children. Dr. Keith Orland attended medical school at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his orthopedic residency at Emory University School of Medicine. He further pursued his interests in pediatric orthopedics by completing a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. In order to further advance his spine surgery skillset, he spent additional time in Auckland, New Zealand to train at the Starship Children’s Hospital for a second pediatric fellowship focusing on spine deformity.
Lindsey N. Locke is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Lindsey received her BSN in May of 2006 from Arkansas State University and then went on to receive her MSN from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2013. Lindsey’s clinical interests include general pediatric orthopaedics, scoliosis, trauma related orthopaedic injuries, and surgical reconstruction of congenital or acquired bone deformities. Lindsey is a member of the Pediatric Othopaedic Practitioner Society (POPS) as well as The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP).
Leslie Rhodes is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She is an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and serves as an active member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Practitioners Society, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners where she serves in the Pediatric Ortho Sig group and the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. Leslie is actively engaged in research and has published in multiple peer reviewed journals including The Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Her specialties include neuromuscular disorders and scoliosis.
Dr. Rudloff is certified by the Board of Orthopedic Surgery. His medical school education was at the University of Ohio. He then traveled to Memphis where he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic. He then returned back to Memphis to join the Campbell Clinic teams as a staff surgeon following his fellowship in Adult Orthopedic Trauma at the Denver Health Medical Center. His interests include complex intra-articular trauma in the poly-traumatized adult patient.
Lauren Hill is a certified Physician Assistant who specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics at Campbell Clinic. She graduated from the University of Memphis in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree and subsequently obtained a Master's in Physician Assistant Studies from Christian Brothers University in 2017. With a broad range of expertise, she is well-versed in managing various conditions such as fractures, growth plate injuries, congenital anomalies, and developmental disorders. As an active Pediatric Orthopedic Practitioner Society (POPS) member, Lauren remains dedicated to staying updated with the latest advancements in her field.