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Dr. Richard Kennedy, MD

Internist

Washington, DC

About Dr. Richard Kennedy

Richard Kennedy is a skilled and experienced internist caring for the Washington, DC community. Dr. Kennedy attended the University of Pittsburgh, where he received his medical degree. He completed his internship and a residency in internal medicine at Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. Kennedy is a part of MedStar Medical Group. Dr. Kennedy is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle. He is deeply committed to the well-being of his patients. He is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patients’ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company

Specialties

  • Internist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Pittsburgh, Doctor of Medicine
  • Harlem Hospital Center (Internship)
  • Harlem Hospital Center, Residency in Internal Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1457401077

Dr. Richard Kennedy's office location

MedStar Medical Group At Lafayette Center

1133 21st St NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20036

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I had a great experience with Dr. Kennedy. He has my highest recommendation.
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first meeting - very thorough and professional
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My primary care doc of many years retired and I dreaded finding someone to replace him. I was accustomed to a single practitioner who never made me wait and who spent as much time with me as I wanted. I couldn'thave been more pleased with my first visit with Dr. Kennedy. Although it's a large practice, the service is very personal at every step (from registration through checkout). And I can't say enough about the professionalism, demeanor, and common sense manner in which Dr. Kennedy practices medicine. I'm delighted to have found him; we're off to a great start!
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A great introductory visit; looking forward to more interactions with this caring and patient professional. I feel I am in good and capable hands.
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Very friendly and efficient staff. Dr. Kennedy took his time with my appointment. This was my first visit and I'm very happy to have found a doctor in DC.
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Best doctor I’ve ever had.
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Awesome! He is fantastic and his assistant Kevin is the funniest person I've met. The whole staff is awesome, Ms. Tracy as well. Can't imagine going anywhere else.
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Very detailed and through. Kevin was great too
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I’ve been looking for a relatable, professional, primary care doctor for years — I’m so glad to have found Dr. Kennedy! His staff is super knowledgeable, helpful and friendly.
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I love Dr. Kennedy. He is the absolute best. He really cares about his patients. He explains everything to the T, and he does not let you leave his office until you understand everything.
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He is a great doctor and takes the time to listen to my situation and addresses it directly. Dr. Kennedy is a TOP physician.
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The reviews I read about Dr. Kennedy were spot on. My father was a small town country doctor in North Carolina. I gauge all my doctor's against how my Dad treated his patients (and me... he delivered me, took out mytonsils, and appendix (this was in the 50's and 60's)). Dr. Kennedy was right up there with my Dad.
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Both Dr. Kennedy and Kevin, his nurse assistant were personable and likable. That's a good start. They were also informed. Thats good care! best
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The doctor was responsive to issues I raised and thorough in the examination. The only issue was a very long wait between seeing the nurse and the doctor. Otherwise the visit met expectations.
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Helpful and thorough doctor and team.
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Very thorough questions for annual physical. Was able to answer questions fully and clearly. Did not feel rushed at all!
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Explained everything
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I love Dr. Kennedy. He's professional, knowledgeable and most importantly personable. Each visit he carefully listens to each of my concerns and tries to find the most effective solution. The best doctor I've had thus far.
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Easygoing and professional as always.
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Extremely friendly staff, Dr. Kennedy is great - personable but also to the point and straight forward, which I appreciate.
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What a friendly doctor and office! Wow! Did not feel rushed out the door.
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Absolutely the best experience with Dr. Kennedy!
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Dr. Kennedy is fantastic! He truly cares about your health and wellbeing, is willing to listen as long as you need to explain your situation, and shows he is truly invested in his patients' by providing kind, thoughtful and sincere medicalcounsel and guidance. He is all around a great PCP.
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Dr Kennedy is very thorough in his exam and listens to all of your concerns.He addresses the issues promptly.The staff is also very helpful and friendly.
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This was my first time meeting with Dr. Kennedy. He was such a professional. He treated me with care and took the time to thoroughly explain what my ailment was. Everyone I met in the office really made me feel welcomed! I am so glad I chose him!
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Dr. Kennedy is wonderful! You never feel like he is rushing through your appointment, he asks thoughtful questions and genuinely is invested in your wellbeing.
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He's nice listens to everything give the best advice makes u feel comfortable and would not tell u anything he tells u everything you need to no and you will not be disappointed.I recommend anybody to come follow up with him?????? Great work Doctor Kennedy
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Seen immediately and staff was friendly and helpful. Dr. Kennedy was knowledgeable and patient, and addressed all of my needs. I'm glad to have him as my PCP!
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Dr.Kennedy and I had a brief visit but he was quick, friendly, sensible, and was very much into not prescribing unnecessary medications (which rocks!) I'll be going back for a check up soon.
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