John J. Kennedy, MD| Cardiology | MedStar Health

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

4.9 out of 5 (1594 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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2002 Medical Parkway
Suite 500
Annapolis, MD, 21401

410-573-6480

Fax 410-573-9413

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Fax 410-573-9413

1630 Main Street
Suite 208
Chester, MD, 21619

410-643-3186

Fax 410-643-4098

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Insurance

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO"
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)"
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)"
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Network OA
    • Open POS II
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Open HMO
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Tricare Prime
    • United Student Resources
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • First Health PPO
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

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

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Mar 23, 2023

    Great, friendly, willing to provide information. Easy to talk to.

  • Mar 13, 2023

    Been with Dr. Kennedy over 20 years. Have referred family to him.

  • Mar 9, 2023

    Excellent!!