Dr. Frances Kendall, MD

Dr. Frances Kendall, MD

Clinical Biochemical Genetics  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Frances Kendall, MD is a clinical biochemical geneticist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj in 1987 and specializes in clinical biochemical genetics, medical genetics, and more.Read her story

5579 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd Ste 110

Atlanta, GA 30338

Contact Information

(404) 793-7800

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Dr. Kendall's Experience

Dr. Kendall's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • Board certified in Clinical Biochemical Genetics and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kendall's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kendall "Dr Fran Kendall is 100% focused on patient care for children & adults from around the world with rare genetic, metabolic, mitochondrial & inherited disorders."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kendall "We treat our patients they way we would want to be treated if the roles were reversed. Simple, but seems to be very powerful as our patient testimonials reflect."

4  Specialties

  • Clinical Biochemical Genetics
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Medical Genetics
  • Pediatric Medical Genetics

2  Board Certifications

  • Clinical Biochemical Genetics
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Genetics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Adrenoleukodystrophy, Autosomal, Neonatal Form
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Arginase Deficiency
  • Arginine-Glycine Amidinotransferase Deficiency
  • Arginninosuccinic Acid Synthetase Deficiency
  • Autism
  • Biotinidase Deficiency
  • Canavan Disease
  • Carbamoyl - Phosphate Synthase 1 Deficiency
  • Carbohydrate Deficiency Glycoprotein Syndrome, Type II
  • Carnitine Deficiency
  • Carnitine Transport Deficiency
  • Carnitine-Acylcarnitine Translocase Deficiency
  • Citrulline Transport Defect
  • Citrullinemia
  • Citrullinemia II
  • Drug-Induced Myopathies
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Galactosemia
  • Genetic Diseases
  • Glucocerebrosidase Deficiency
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Homocarnosinosis
  • Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Krabbe Disease
  • Late-Onset Argininosuccinase Lyase Deficiency
  • Late-Onset Citrullinemia
  • Leigh Syndrome
  • McArdle Disease
  • Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Menkes Disease
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Metabolic Myopathies
  • Metachromatic Leukodystrophy
  • Methylmalonic Academia
  • Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Mitochondrial Encephalomyopathy - Aminoacidopathy
  • Mitochondrial Myopathy - Lactic Acidosis
  • Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalopathy Syndrome
  • Mitochondrial Trifunctional Protein Deficiency
  • Neonatal Argininosuccinase Lyase Deficiency
  • Pompe Disease
  • von Gierke's Disease
  • X-Linked, Angelman-Like Syndrome


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1  Procedures

  • Physical Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Temple University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Rutgers Med Sch-Umdnj
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Harvard Medical Genetics Training Program (Children's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kendall's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kendall to family and friends
24 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Kendall's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kendall Says:

We work hard to earn positive comments but recognize that by being a leader in the field you can become a target for those with personal agendas. Unfortunately with advanced genetics you may not have a simple answer or a simple "fix". While working hard to arrive at Black and White for our patients, the science may leave us to deal with shades of grey. We recognize that we may need to provide information that the patient may not


Patient Comments (3)

Dr Kendall is by far one of the most helpful and knowledgeable doctors I've seen in my life. She listened very attentively, answered all my questions, didn't talk down to me or dismiss my concerns. She readily recognized symptoms I hadn't even known to check for and gave referrals for treatment. I...more
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Dr. Kendall is truly an expert in h field and is very thorough. She takes time to review records, talk with families and patients and help guide them throughout whatever diagnosis they are facing. Scheduling has never been a problem, she has wonderful bedside manner and is really great with...more
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She was the best, she understood my dilemma and she didn't dismiss my symptoms. She listened , examined me and explained everything. Now I have a better understanding of what happened to me.
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