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Kelly Waicus, MD

Kelly Waicus, MD has been a team physician at the University of North Carolina since 2005.

Originally from Moorestown, NJ, she received her undergraduate degree from Duke University followed by her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995. After completing a residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, OH, she returned to Chapel Hill for her Sports Medicine fellowship which she completed in 2001. She is board certified in Pediatrics and has a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Waicus is the primary team physician for volleyball, men's and women's swimming and diving, women's tennis, women's golf, women's lacrosse, men's lacrosse, men's and women's fencing, and cheerleading.

She is married to Tom O'Connell and has two daughters, Kelsey and Caroline.

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