Dr. James Kennedy, MD

Dr. James Kennedy, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. James Kennedy, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1985 and specializes in psychiatry.

6906 Kingston Pike Ste 200

Knoxville, TN 37919

Contact Information

(865) 588-4044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 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.

Delusional Disorder
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anxiety
very high
more than 96% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kennedy's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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4  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy

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

  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kennedy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was refused treatment from this office for my "substance abuse" problems before even being seen. I am a 24 year old female with bipolar disorder and was immediately asked if I drank alcohol and how much, apparently my response was "too much" for them and I was told they would not see me. I have...more
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Love this doctor. I've been his patient for over 10 yrs. Easy to talk to; asks the right questions.
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Dr Kennedy knows his meds. He generally gives 10 minute appointments, but he has always taken care of me. I was in bad shape when I first saw him in '96. He prescribed Remeron the first time I saw him and that greatly helped my anxiety. I like Dr. K.
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Dr. Kennedy is a wonderful doctor. He is genuinely interested in your problems and devoted to finding ways to make your life easier. He is very kind and actually listens; he trusts his patients and will actually prescribe you actual anxiety medications instead of sticking you on vistaril like...more
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