Dr. Robert Kennon, MD

Dr. Robert Kennon, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Robert Kennon, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Middlebury, CT and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1579 Straits Tpke Ste E

Middlebury, CT 06762

Contact Information

(203) 598-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kennon's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kennon " Dr. Robert Edward "Ted" Kennon is originally from Georgia and moved to Connecticut in 1999. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. He then completed a General Surgery Internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation of the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Kennon continued his training with a Fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction with the Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Kennon maintains privileges at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford where he performs all of his joint replacement surgeries, Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center in Waterbury. He is an active member of many professional organizations, including a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dr. Kennon is a frequent presenter at medical conferences and courses throughout the country and has written numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals, worked on implant design, and lectured on minimally invasive hip replacement and knee replacement techniques. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kennon "Dr. Kennon is committed to providing the most up to date and best care for his patients.  He also brings his expertise and philosophy as a mechanical engineer to orthopaedics and to the operating room, both in solving patient's problems and being involved in prosthetic implant designs."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis


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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Georgia Tech
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Yale New Haven Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Yale - New Haven Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation, fellowship in hip and knee replacement
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kennon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kennon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennon to family and friends
51 total reviews (21 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (51)

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Dr. Kennon'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 (21)

Dr. Kennon's expertise, bedside manor and patient care is second to none. I have used his services three times over the past two years, 2 hip and 1 knee replacement procedures. The experiences have all been better than expected. The hospital of St Francis in Hartford was awesome as well. Dr. Kennon...more
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I recently had complete knee replacement. Performed by Dr Kennon. Had very little pain and and a rapid recovery. I am very pleased with the outcome and the care received both in his office and at St Francis Hospital. I went to Dr. Kennon for a second opinion and quickly opted to have him perform...more
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Great guy!! Actually listens to you! Experienced, caring surgeon! PAs are good, as well! Medical Techs not so much!
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Outstanding Doctor
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He has saved my life & also my dad"s who needed a major reconstruction surgery @ 91 years. My arthritis was unbearable, Have had 4 different surgeries with him & would not go anywhere ekse. Never feel rushed, always takes the time to explain everything.
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