Treatment & Services
- Blood Tests
- Diabetes - Care & Treatment
- Diabetes - Management
- Diabetes Center
- General Endocrinology
- Hormone Replacement Therapy
- Insulin Pumps
- Radioactive Iodine Treatment
- Thyroid Ultrasound
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Acanthosis Nigricans
- Addison's Disease
- Adrenal disorders
- Adrenal Hyperplasia
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Adrenal Mass
- Adrenal Tumors
- Adrenocortical Carcinoma
- Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD)
- Androgen Deficiency (Low Testosterone)
- Androgen Excess
- Beta-cell disorders
- Calcium Disorders
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Conn's Syndrome
- Cushing's Syndrome
- Diabetes - Care & Treatment
- Diabetes - Complications
- Diabetes - Health Aspects
- Diabetes - Management
- Diabetes - Nutrition and Exercise
- Diabetes - Prevention
- Diabetes - Type 1
- Diabetes - Type 2
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Diabetes, Gestational
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Empty sella
- Endocrine Disorders
- Endocrine Hypertension
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Familial Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
- Fasting hypoglycemia
- Flushing Syndromes
- Graves' Disease
- Growth hormone deficiency
- Growth hormone excess
- High Cholesterol
- Klinefelter Syndrome
- Low Testosterone
- Metabolic Diseases
- Metabolic Syndrome
- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome (MEN)
- Neuropathy - Diabetic
- Overactive Thyroid
- Paget's Disease
- Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
- Parathyroid Cancer
- Parathyroid Disease Description
- Pituitary Cysts
- Pituitary Disorders
- Pituitary Hormone Deficiency
- Pituitary stalk lesions
- Pituitary Tumors
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Primary Hyperaldosteronism
- Prolactin Excess States
- Reactive hypoglycemia
- Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
- Tertiary hyperparathyroidism
- Thyroid and pregnancy
- Thyroid Disease
- Thyroid Glands
- Thyroid Lesion
- Thyroid Masses
- Thyroid Nodule
- Thyroid Tumor
- Underactive Thyroid
- Vertebral Fractures
- Vitamin D Deficiency
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Florida College of Medicine - Shands Medical Center
Gainesville, FL USA
Residency - Royal Victoria Hospital
Endocrinology & Diabetes
Residency - Belfast City Hospital
Residency - Royal Victoria Hospital
Internship - Royal Victoria Hospital
Jr. House Officer
Medical School - Queens University of Belfast Faculty of Medicine
- Clinical Endocrinology Training - Belfast, Northern Ireland Research
- Fellowship in Endocrinology - University of Florida
- Chair, American Diabetes Association Grant Review Committee
- Editorial Board, Diabetes Care
- Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Cushing's Syndrome, Acromegaly, Hypopituitarism, Hyperprolactinemia/Prolactinoma, Hypogonadism, Hypothyroidism, Aldosteronism/Conn's Syndrome, Grave's Disease
Awards & Honors
- 2007 Award as Exemplary Teacher, University of Florida
- 2006 Award as Exemplary Teacher, University of Florida
- 2005 Award as Exemplary Teacher, University of Florida
- 1994 Honeyman-Gillespie Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
- 1990 Elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of London
- 1988 Elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
- 1988 Elected to membership of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland
- 1985 Elected as the inaugural Irish Endocrine Society Nordisk Lecturer
- American Diabetes Association
- Endocrine Society
- Pituitary Society
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 1/22/2018, Dr. Kennedy has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Kennedy receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Pfizer, Inc.
- Corcept Therapeutics, Inc.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
156 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018
Dr. Kennedy came in right away. He told me that there will be no need to follow-up with him. He ordered the TSH lab test and the results were favorable. I thought he would consider ordering the T-Periodase test too. Nevertheless, I felt better after following up with him.
Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018
I would highly recommend Dr. Kennedy. He is very knowledgeable and personable. He answered all my questions and concerns I had about my health issue.
Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018
I drove 4 hours from Cincinnati, Ohio just to see Dr. Kennedy for my endocrine problems. it was well worth the trip!! He has been the best doctor I have met so far in my lifetime. He took his time with me and listened. I am grateful that I found him.
Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018
We LOVE Dr. Kennedy. He is probably the best physician in every way that we have ever seen.
Reviewed on Jan 18, 2018
Dr. Kennedy is one of the best doctors I have been to. He explains things clearly, is very friendly and knowledgeable. I have the utmost of confidence in his decisions and care for me.
Reviewed on Jan 16, 2018
He assisted without question transitioning all my medications to new pharmacy, and writing so as to assist new pharmacy with fewest issues. I take a multitude of meds , one specialty med, that he was very understanding regarding my worries over receiving from new pharmacy without a hitch.
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017
Dr. Kennedy was very concerned about my new health insurance fighting to allow me to continue my Cushing's medication type and took care to explain what might happen and prepare me for taking an alternative medication.
Reviewed on Oct 24, 2017
Outstanding in options, next steps and follow-up.
Reviewed on Sep 7, 2017
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Kennedy. Great care provider!
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2017
Dr. Kennedy always explains in detail what's going on and will take the time to answer any questions that myself or my husband may have, even if we have asked them before. It's always us together, not just him. He's the most compassionate, understanding and patient caregiver that I have ever had.
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2017
I was given a plan as to how to manage my care and that was so wonderful
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2017
Everything is always explained and they make sure you completely understand everything.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
Dr. Kennedy is probably the smartest and best doctor I have ever visited in my life---------------
Reviewed on May 15, 2017
Have been his patient for fifteen yeArs. Dr Kennedy has kept me in very good health.
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