Kelly Weselman, MD

Board Certified: Rheumatology, Internal Medicine

Years Practicing Rheumatology


About Dr. Kelly Weselman

Dr. Kelly Weselman has been providing high-quality care to individuals with rheumatic diseases in the metro Atlanta area since 2001. After attending The College of William and Mary in Virginia, she completed her medical school and internal medicine residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, in 1996 and 1999, respectively. She then completed her rheumatology fellowship in 2001 at Emory University School of Medicine and began her career in community private practice. Dr. Weselman also worked in a large healthcare system before joining Arthritis and Rheumatology of Georgia (ARG) in 2024. Dr. Weselman is dedicated to helping patients manage their rheumatic conditions and live well despite these challenges.

Primary Specialty


Education and Credentials

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1996

Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1999

Rheumatology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, 2001

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1999
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Rheumatology, 2001

Additional Certifications
RhMSUS — Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Certification in Rheumatology, 2018
RMSK — Registered in Musculoskeletal Sonography, 2018

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, member since 1999
American Medical Association
Fellow of the American College of Physicians

Volunteer Leadership

American College of Rheumatology: Chair of Ethics Committee, former member of the Board of Directors, former Chair of Communications and Marketing
Georgia Society of Rheumatology: Past President

Awards and Recognition
  • 2023 ACR Paulding Phelps Award Recipient: For outstanding service to patients, community, and the practice of medicine
  • 2023 Arthritis Foundation, GA Chapter, Jingle Bell Run Honoree
  • 2022-2024 Top Doctor, Atlanta Magazine
  • 2022-2024 Top Doctor of Atlanta, Castle Connolly, Modern Luxury – The Atlantan Magazine
  • 2020-2021 Top Doctor of Atlanta, Castle Connolly, Atlanta Magazine
  • 2020-2023 Top Doctor, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 2020-2023 Exceptional Women in Medicine
Passion for Rheumatology

Dr. Weselman is passionate about rheumatology because she is dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by these challenging diseases. Many people do not fully understand the profound and enduring challenges faced by patients with rheumatic conditions. She is honored by the many patients who allow her to help them navigate their journey toward better health and well-being.


Outside of work, Dr. Weselman enjoys swimming on a Masters swim team, participating in open water swimming events, bike riding, golfing, and going to the beach. She cherishes spending time with her husband, Dr. Brad Weselman, their two young adult sons, and their dog.

Atlanta Magazine  | Top Doctors: 2022, 2023, 2024

Castle Connolly  | Top Doctor Since 2020

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