Jennifer K. Kennedy, MD

Jennifer K. Kennedy, MD

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1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220

1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220, Seattle, WA 98104

Swedish Gastroenterology - First Hill
1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish

Speaks: English

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About Jennifer K. Kennedy

Dr. Kennedy believes a physician’s role is both a healer and teacher. A strong patient-physician relationship is based on careful listening, effective and straightforward communication, and understanding each patient’s priorities. Her goal for each visit is to help patients better understand their condition and provide a clear plan for the evaluation and treatment of their symptoms. By inviting patients to actively participate in their medical decisions, Dr. Kennedy strives to create an individualized plan that aligns with patients’ lifestyles and values. She uses the latest research and technology to provide the highest quality care and collaborates with colleagues to ensure her patients receive timely, appropriate, and compassionate care.
Medical School

University of Rochester

Medical School

University of Rochester School of Medical and Dentistry

Internship

University of Michigan

Residency

University of Michigan

Fellowship

University of California Irvine

Professional Associations

American College of Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Swedish Gastroenterology - First Hill
1221 Madison Street, Suite 1220
Seattle, WA 98104
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish
Swedish Gastroenterology - Ballard
5350 Tallman Avenue Northwest, Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98107
Medical Groups & Affiliations
Swedish
Affiliated Locations

Swedish First Hill

While not at work, Dr. Kennedy enjoys hiking, kayaking, and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  She also loves experimenting with new vegetarian recipies and testing them on family and friends. 

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Amylase Blood Test
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Liver Function Blood Test
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Allergic Colitis
  • Allergic Esophagitis
  • Allergic Gastroenteritis
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Ulcer
  • Appetite Loss
  • Autoimmune Enteropathy
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Stone
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Biliary Tract Disease
  • Biologic Therapy For Gastrointestinal (Gi) Diseases
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blood In Stool
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Cardiospasm
  • Celiac Disease
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cholestasis
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile
  • Colic
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crigler Najjar Syndrome
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis Related Gastro Intestinal Complications
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Drug Reaction
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • End Stage Liver Disease
  • Endoscopy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eructation
  • Esophageal Mass
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Failure To Thrive
  • Fatty Liver
  • Fecal Impaction
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Flatulence
  • Food Allergy
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • Giardiasis
  • Helminthiasis
  • Hematemesis
  • Hematochezia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Hyperamylasemia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intractable Vomiting
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Disease
  • Lynch Syndrome
  • Malabsorption
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Esophagus
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Liver
  • Malignant Rectal Neoplasm
  • Malnutrition
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Melena
  • Metastatic Liver Cancer
  • Nausea
  • Nutrition And Supplement Issues
  • Obstipation
  • Ogilvie Syndrome
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peritonitis
  • Polyposis Syndrome
  • Polyps
  • Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy
  • Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
  • Regional Enteritis
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Spiral Enteroscopy
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Virtual Care
  • Vomiting
  • Whipple's Disease