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Dr. James Kennedy, MD

Psychiatry*
4.3 (19)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Kennedy, MD

Dr. James Kennedy, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Psychiatry. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / CHATTANOOGA and is affiliated with Lafollette Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Kennedy an average 4.3 star rating.

Dr. Kennedy works at Practice in Knoxville, TN with other offices in La Follette, TN and Maryville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Major Depressive Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kennedy's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Sharon R. Burnside M.d. PC
    6906 Kingston Pike Ste 200, Knoxville, TN 37919 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 588-4044
  2. 2
    Tennova Healthcare-lafollette Medical Center
    923 E Central Ave, La Follette, TN 37766 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (423) 907-1225
  3. 3
    Emotional Health and Recovery
    907 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Maryville, TN 37804 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 980-5377

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Lafollette Medical Center

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Major Depressive Disorder
Group Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
Major Depressive Disorder
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

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Major Depressive Disorder
Group Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
ADHD and-or ADD
Anxiety
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Bipolar Disorder
Dementia
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Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Tobacco Use Disorder
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
Anorexia
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Autism
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Borderline Personality Disorder
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Cocaine Addiction
Combination Drug Dependence
Conduct and Other Emotional Adolescent Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Confusion
Conversion Disorder
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Delusional Disorder
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative Disorder
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Eating Disorders
Homicidal Ideation
Impulse Control Disorders
Manic Disorder
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Opioid Dependence
Panic Disorder
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Personality Disorders
Phobia
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Schizophrenia
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Somatoform Disorders
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Suicidal Ideation
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dementia or Depression Screening
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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    4.3
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    About Dr. James Kennedy, MD

    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1780698985
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE / CHATTANOOGA
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. James Kennedy, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kennedy is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kennedy has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kennedy has seen patients for Major Depressive Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kennedy on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Kennedy. The overall rating for this provider is 4.3. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kennedy.

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