Dr. John Kennedy, MD

Dr. John Kennedy, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. John Kennedy, MD is a general surgery specialist in Decatur, GA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in general surgery and surgery.

2665 N Decatur Rd Ste 730

Decatur, GA 30033

Contact Information

(404) 508-4320

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Tracheal Surgery
more than 5% of peers
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
more than 5% of peers
Incisional Hernia
more than 5% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated


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34  Procedures


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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 School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Emory University Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kennedy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kennedy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Kennedy'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

Patient Comments (7)

Almost 2 years ago I was admitted to Dekalb Medical due to a diverticulitis flare up. I had been suffering in severe pain for years, constantly missing work with no quality of life. As fate would have it Dr. Kennedy was the Dr. on call. After a visit with him a few days later, he recommended...more
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Dr. Kennedy and his staff literally saved my life! Dr. Kennedy is a highly skilled surgeon and extremely knowledgeable about hyperparathyroidism. My quality of life has returned as a result of my parathyroidectomy that Dr. Kennedy performed last month. I am so happy to give him my highest...more
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Dr. Kennedy has been my (breast) doctor for 5 yrs now. He's AWESOME . He's very kind and cares a great deal about his patient's wellbeing .
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The amounts claimed by J Kennedy MD for his services constitute price gouging. He claimed $175 for a 5 minute consult. He also claimed over $2,000.00 for a thirty minute procedure and this amount, too, is excessive, especially in context with the fees charged by the main surgeon and her assistant,...more
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I was glad I found Dr.Kennedy to do my parathyroid surgery. Before I met Dr.Kennedy my doctors had not been able to localize the diseased glands through Ultrasound, MRI and a Sestamibi scan. Dr. Kennedy was able to find the diseased glands and remove them during the surgery. The incision made in...more
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