John J. Kennedy, MD| Cardiology | MedStar Health

John J. Kennedy, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (1976 reviews)

Specialties: Cardiology

Languages: English

(410) 573-9413

About me

John J. Kennedy, MD is a board certified cardiologist who sees patients in the Annapolis and Kent Island offices, is an active member at Anne Arundel Medical Center and holds the position of Physician Manager for the Annapolis practice. His primary focus is evaluation of chest pain, arrhythmias, palpitations, fainting episodes and assessment of cardiac risk factors.

Dr. Kennedy’s interests include coronary artery disease, preventive cardiology, atrial fibrillation, arrhythmias, hypertension, cholesterol disorders, cardiac murmurs and valve disorders, congestive heart failure, stress testing, echocardiography and nuclear cardiology.

His care approach is to obtain all data needed to diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease , and to educate patients on their condition and management options. He works with his patients to develop the best treatment plan for their individual needs, with the goal of improving their quality of life and prognosis.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Hypertension
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiopulmonary Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Edema
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Problems
  • Heart Racing
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Edema
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Viral Cardiomyopathy
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Anticoagulation
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Heart Health
  • Holter Monitor
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Preventative Cardiology
  • Thallium Stress Test
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
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Practice locations

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1630 Main Street
Suite 208
Chester, MD, 21619

410-643-3186

Fax 410-643-4098

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Fax 410-643-4098

2002 Medical Parkway
Suite 500
Annapolis, MD, 21401

410-573-6480

Fax 410-573-9413

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Fax 410-573-9413

Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • Choice Care Network/HUMANA (PPO)
    • Tricare East Select
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Kaiser Maryland Medicaid MCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Tricare East Prime
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthcare Alliance
    • AmeriHealth Caritas DC Healthy Families
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • United Choice
    • Aetna HMO
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • United Choice Plus
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • United Golden Rule
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • United Navigate
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Kaiser Select
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Virginia Premier
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Amerigroup DC Healthy Families
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • I-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • Amerigroup DC Alliance
    • Cigna EPO
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • D-SNP)
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship Program: Brown University (1993)

Residency Program: Montefiore Medical Center (1990)

Internship Program: Montefiore Medical Center (1988)

Medical School: New York Medical College (1987)

Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Apr 18, 2024

    Was very impressed with Dr. Kennedy's professional knowledge, listening skills and empathy. Did not feel he rushed through exam,

  • Apr 18, 2024

    Dr Kennedy is exceptional as his concern for my well being is explained as to how to improve my existence

  • Apr 17, 2024

    Great doctor. Always listens to me and is concerned about my wellbeing.