Dr. J Woodfin Kennedy, MD

Dr. J Woodfin Kennedy, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. J Woodfin Kennedy, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

979 E 3rd St Ste C920

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 756-7134

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kennedy performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kennedy "Plastic surgery builds self-confidence and enhances one's outlook on life. I am thankful to have the opportunity to be part of this experience and help my patients achieve their cosmetic goals."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Atrophy
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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53  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dermal Filler
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Tex Med Br
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Erlanger Hospital University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ala University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kennedy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kennedy's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kennedy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He was a very kind person to me and my husband as well. I would tell everyone about him. I tell everyone about him anyway. I would recommend anyone to see him.
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