Dr. Thomas Kennedy, MD

Dr. Thomas Kennedy, MD

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Age 60
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Dr. Thomas Kennedy, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Yakima, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction.

1211 N 16th Ave

Yakima, WA 98902

Contact Information

(509) 248-7184

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Principal Financial Group
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 90% 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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kennedy "I strive to provide courteous, comprehensive and compassionate musculoskeletal care to my patients in a timely fashion. Our goal is to relieve discomfort and maximize function to return our patients to their sports, careers and daily lives. I specialize in the treatment of sports injuries including knee, shoulder and hip arthroscopic surgery and directed rehabilitation to prepare athletes so they can return to their sport ready to compete. I also specialize in total and partial knee replacements"

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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23  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Ospedale De Lecco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kennedy to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Kennedy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I just had a complete knee replacement done by Dr. Kennedy. The surgery went well; I was home after 1 day and using a walker to get around. Within 2 weeks, I was pretty much on my own and recovering nicely. Dr. Kennedy had me do PT prior to surgery, which I think aided in my speedy recovery. I...more
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