Melissa Kennedy, MD

Melissa Kennedy, MD, is a board certified pediatric gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Abington; Specialty Care, King of Prussia
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

    Internship

    Pediatrics - Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY

    Residency

    Pediatrics (Chief Resident) - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

    Fellowship

    Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    Chapters

    2012

    Kennedy M, Collins J: Appendicitis. Five Minute Pediatric Consult. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2012.

    2011

    Kennedy M, Friedman J. Disorders of the pancreas. In: Florin TA, Ludwig S, editors. Netter's pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

    Kennedy M, Friedman J. Constipation. In: Florin TA, Ludwig S, editors. Netter's pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2011.

    Kennedy M, Friedman JR: Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. The Five-Minute Pediatric Consult. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2011.

    Kennedy M, Liacouras C: Meckel's Diverticulum. Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 2011.

    Kennedy M, Liacouras C: Intussusception. Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 2011.

    Kennedy M, Mascarenhas M: Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth. The NASPGHAN Fellow's concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. CCGMP 2011.

    2009

    Kennedy MC, Friedman JR: Caroli Disease. eMedicine from Web MD October 2009.

    Kennedy MC, Friedman RJ: Cholelithiasis. eMedicine from Web MD April 2009.

    Abstracts

    2011

    Kennedy M, Horner A, Boetang L, LeGuen C, Zahm A, Hand N, Friedman JR: The role of microRNA in cholestasis. The Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Diseases and the Division of Gastroenterology, 12th Annual Symposium, Poster April 2011.

    Kennedy M, Hand N, LeGuen C, Friedman JR: microRNA regulatory pathways in cholestasis. The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Annual meeting, Oral presentation October 2011.

    Kennedy M, Hand N, LeGuen C, Friedman JR: microRNA regulatory pathways in cholestasis. American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.  The Liver Meeting November 2011.

    Posters and Presentations

    2009

    Kennedy M, Russo P, Nance M, Graham R. Gastric polyps in Menkes disease associated with gastrointestinal bleeding and outlet obstruction [poster]. NASPGHAN Clinical Vignettes; 2009 Nov 12-14; National Harbor, MD.

  • Leaderships

    Memberships in professional organizations

    North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

    • 2008-present, Committee Member, Training Committee
    • 2008-present, Committee Member, Fellows' Committee