Dr. Julia Kennedy, DO

Dr. Julia Kennedy, DO

Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Julia Kennedy, DO is an oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 30 years. She specializes in oncology and hematology & oncology.Read her story

Alliance Cancer Specialists

3998 Red Lion Rd Ste 130

Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 93% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 91% 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.

Dr. Kennedy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kennedy "Julia M. Kennedy, D.O. completed her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Kennedy received her medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency through a program at Delaware Valley Medical Center with rotations at Hahnemann University, Deborah Heart and Lung, and Medical College of Pennsylvania. She was Magna Cum Laude graduate of Temple University where she also received academic distinction of the honoree Phi Beta Kappa. She maintains a special focus in the care of women with breast cancer and is a member of the Breast Evaluation Center, a multidisciplinary team evaluating all new breast cancer patients at the Aria-Jefferson Health Cancer Center. She is on the medical advisory board of Gilda's Club, a support group for cancer patients and their caretakers. She is a member of the adjunct faculty of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been an instructor for a number of years to third and fourth year medical students during their clinical rotations."
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2  Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Hematology & Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Oncology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine*

69  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 1978
  • Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Delaware Valley Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Delaware Valley Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 1

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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

The best! She is extremely thorough! Very compassionate to her patients and their families. She is by far the most knowledgeable on all new meds and trials available. I refer her to family, friends, coworkers.
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My mom was a patient of Dr. Kennedy. In would not recommend her to pick as your physician. She dropped the ball big time and as a result my mother passed away. And my mom suffered immensely before she passed because of Dr. Kennedy. Do not use her.
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My experiences with Dr Kennedy have been nothing but positive from my initial cancer diagnosis, through surgery and to ongoing years of follow up. I have always felt confident in my treatment. She is thorough and responsive to all of my medical care. I have recommended her often to other potential...more
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She is curt and blunt. This behavior extends to family members as well as towards the patient. She appears to be lacking in sympathy. Maybe working in this field so long has hardened her to the fear and hardships that her patients and their loved ones face.
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She is smart, compassionate, kind and caring. An excellent oncologist, she remains on the cutting edge of new research and treatments. She is thorough, and always goes the extra mile for her patients. She has made all the difference in the world in my ongoing treatment and recovery. She is easy to...more
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