Professor of Medicine

Associate Chief of Staff-Acute & Subspecialty Care

Chief, Medical Service, VA Medical Center - Birmingham

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
1530 3rd Avenue So, THT-422
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35294

Physician Provider Profile

Board Certifications
1984, American Board of Internal Medicine

1986, American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
1987, American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Medical School:  Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX

Internship & Residency:  University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Contact Information
Campus Address:                             Veterans' Hospital

Academic Office Location:                VAMC C545

Office Phone:                                   (205) 934-0694 or (205) 801-8230

Email Address:                                 jkennedy@uab.edu

Beeper #:                                         5277

Office Assistant:  Administrative 
Dwayne Hickman
Phone: (205) 933-8108 Ext. 4733

Office Assistant:  Patient Care
Linda Roberson
Phone: (205) 934-7941

Brief Bio
Dr. Kennedy is a Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Kennedy completed his medical school training at the Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX. After this initial medical training, Dr. Kennedy completed his internship and residency at the UAB Hospital in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Kennedy then completed his fellowship training in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine in the same division he would later join as a faculty member. Dr. Kennedy is a supporter of the Birmingham VA Medical Center and has testified before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs to display the need for ongoing support and appreciation for the facility and its programs.

Clinical Interests
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD),Critical Care Medicine,Interstitial Lung Disease,Pulmonary Thromboembolic Disease

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