ABOUT US

 

Appointments

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

AWARDS

  • Wounded Warrior Award for outstanding service and dedication to the wounded soldiers, July 2009
  • Fellow of Royal Academy of Medicine, 1997
  • Masters in Surgery, 1997
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons, 1993
  • Masters Medical Science (Physiology), 1991

Dr. John Kennedy graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 and has since practiced in both Ireland & the U.S. He specializes in osteochondral injuries, Achilles tendon injuries, ankle instability, and ligament reconstruction and has a primary interest in lower limb surgery, particularly sports-related injuries.

Dr. Kennedy is currently the clinical director of the running clinic at Hospital for Special Surgery. His interest in sports medicine of the lower limb is generated by a long personal history in sports, where he competed at National and International levels in track, rugby, fencing, and water skiing. As part of his Fellowship year, Dr. Kennedy was involved as an assistant team physician to Boston College Football in 1994-95. Since then, he has been involved in the treatment of both recreational athletes as well as elite athletes from the New York Giants, New York Metro Stars, Manhattan Rugby, the National Basketball Players Association, the National Basketball Referees Association, and the National Hockey League Players Association.

Dr. Kennedy’s involvement in all aspects of lower limb sports injuries has led him to publish articles on soccer injuries, running injuries, cycling injuries, ballet injuries, and ankle instability following sports injuries. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles. Read more about Dr. Kennedy on his personal websites, www.sportsmedicinenewyork.com; www.osteochondraldefects.com.

Special Interests:

  • Sports injuries including fractures and soft tissue injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Repair of osteochondral lesions
  • Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle
  • Ankle instability
  • Posterior tibial tendon reconstruction
  • Tumors about the foot and ankle
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in sports injuries
SEE OUR EXPERTISE

Dr. John Kennedy graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 and has since practiced in both Ireland & the U.S. He specializes in osteochondral injuries, Achilles tendon injuries, ankle instability, and ligament reconstruction and has a primary interest in lower limb surgery, particularly sports-related injuries.

Dr. Kennedy is currently the clinical director of the running clinic at Hospital for Special Surgery. His interest in sports medicine of the lower limb is generated by a long personal history in sports, where he competed at National and International levels in track, rugby, fencing, and water skiing. As part of his Fellowship year, Dr. Kennedy was involved as an assistant team physician to Boston College Football in 1994-95. Since then, he has been involved in the treatment of both recreational athletes as well as elite athletes from the New York Giants, New York Metro Stars, Manhattan Rugby, the National Basketball Players Association, the National Basketball Referees Association, and the National Hockey League Players Association.

Dr. Kennedy’s involvement in all aspects of lower limb sports injuries has led him to publish articles on soccer injuries, running injuries, cycling injuries, ballet injuries, and ankle instability following sports injuries. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles. Read more about Dr. Kennedy on his personal websites, www.sportsmedicinenewyork.com; www.osteochondraldefects.com.

Special Interests:

  • Sports injuries including fractures and soft tissue injuries of the foot and ankle
  • Repair of osteochondral lesions
  • Arthroscopy of the foot and ankle
  • Ankle instability
  • Posterior tibial tendon reconstruction
  • Tumors about the foot and ankle
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in sports injuries
SEE OUR EXPERTISE

Appointments

  • Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

AWARDS

  • Wounded Warrior Award for outstanding service and dedication to the wounded soldiers, July 2009
  • Fellow of Royal Academy of Medicine, 1997
  • Masters in Surgery, 1997
  • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons, 1993
  • Masters Medical Science (Physiology), 1991

Meet Our Team

Sheena Encarnacion

Senior Office Manager


Susanne Schafmeister

MBA, PhD, Financial Affairs


Sarah
Waleck

BA, Office Administrator


Faiza
Khandakar

BA, Office Administrator

“Words can’t describe what Dr. Kennedy and his team did for me. Thanks to them, my ankle is strong and healthy again. I couldn’t be more grateful for everything they have done.”

Jillian F. – Gymnast // Basking Ridge, NJ