Kelly Clayton, MD

Clayton Kelly
Specialties
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female

Primary Office
Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital
1005 Joe DiMaggio Drive
Hollywood, FL 33021
Phone
954-265-5902
Fax:
954-265-5324

Meet the Physician

Dr. Kelly Clayton is a board-certified doctor of pediatrics with a specialty in pediatric emergency medicine. She earned her medical degree from the University of Miami Medical School in 2006, and completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of Florida at Jacksonville in 2009. 


Research

Awards and honors
Most Outstanding Resident in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2007-2008
Most Outstanding Resident in Developmental Pediatrics, 2007-2008
Gladys P. Soler, MD Ambulatory Pediatrics Award for Best First-Year Resident, 2006-2007
Department of Pediatrics Student Teaching Apple Award, 2006-2008
University of Miami Scholarship Recipient, 2002-2006
Dade County Federation of Women’s Club Medical School Scholarship Recipient, 2002-2006
Locks of Love Certificate of Appreciation, 2002, 2004, 2007
College of Agriculture Honors Scholar, 2002
The University of Florida, J. Wayne Reitz Medal of Excellence, 2001
Anderson Scholar Award, 1999
University of Florida President’s Honor Roll, 1997-2002

Research
“Factors Associated with the Inappropriate Home Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children Prior to Presenting to the ED,” 2009-present
“The Effects of Emergency Bedside Ultrasound on the Detection and Management of Superficial Abscesses in Children,” 2008

Recent publications
“Factors Associated With the Inappropriate Home Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department,” Journal of Investigative Medicine, 2011
“Abdominal Imaging,” Pediatrics in Review, 2010

Presentations
“Factors Associated With the Inappropriate Home Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children Presenting to the Emergency Department,” Southern Regional Meeting, 2011
“Inappropriate Home Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children,” Children’s Hospital of Alabama, 2011

Education

Education
  • 2006
Residencies
  • University Of Florida At Jacksonville, 2009, Pediatrics
Certifications
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Pediatrics

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