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David J. Kennedy MD

Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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  • 80 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Musculoskeletal Problems
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    Pain Management, Back
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    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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    Sports Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

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Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 23108
Nashville, TN 37204


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  • Doctor of Medicine, 2004
  • Residency - University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
  • Chief Residency - University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
  • Fellowship - McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, 2009

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2009
  • Sports Medicine - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2009

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
The medical team was exceptionally good. Very helpful and professional.
January 20, 2023
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He was excellent and explained things very well
November 29, 2022
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The provider called and set me up to go to Dr Jeffers for further evaluations and confirmed the recommendations for a new medication that has provided more helpful than anything I've ever been prescribed.
November 12, 2022
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To clarify, extended time of examination, physical testing, and Q&A was provided by an impressive man other than *Dr. Kennedy. He dictated the results into a machine, and then left to report to *Dr. Kennedy, who came a couple of minutes later. Time with him was brief (4-5 minutes), but an excellent summation of diagnosis and way to treat problem.
September 22, 2022
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I always have an excellent experience with my Dr. Kennedy and his assistance are all great excellent professionals.
July 11, 2022
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I have already recommended Vanderbilt Spine Center and *Dr. Kennedy to MANY people.
June 23, 2022
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Very professional & caring.
June 6, 2022
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Very good.
February 25, 2022
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Dr. Kennedy was excellent. I could interact with him in a very open manner. He was attentive and very clear on his suggestions
January 7, 2022
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