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

4.9 out of 5 (960 reviews)

Specialities: 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
  • Family History Of 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
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • 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
Annapolis, MD, 21401

410-573-6480

Fax 410-573-9413

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1630 Main Street
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
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO 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 gave easy to understand instructions

    4.8
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Aug 30, 2021

    Wonderful

  • Aug 27, 2021

    Have been a patient there for over 20 years. I always recommend this practice to anyone needing it.

  • Aug 27, 2021

    Dr Kennedy listened and explained in detail what was going on and how it would be treated