Dr. David J. Kennedy is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician and professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Kennedy received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Florida and completed his residency at the University of Washington. He received training as a sports and spine fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago with Northwestern University.


  • MD – University of Florida, College of Medicine
  • Internship – Department of Family Medicine, Tulane University
  • Residency – Department of Rehabilitation, University of Washington
  • Fellowship – Sports and Spine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Northwestern University

Areas of Specialization

  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports medicine
  • Interventional pain management

Clinic Information

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
2201 Children's Way
Suite 1318
Nashville, TN 37212