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Leigh Kennedy, DO

Leigh Kennedy, DO Physician

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Kennedy is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2008
  • Internal Medicine, 2005

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Fellowship: George Washington University Medical Center


Infectious Diseases Society Of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kennedy is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Kennedy LA, Gill JA, Schultz ME, Irmler M, Gordin FM: Inside-out: the changing epidemiology of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 31 (9): 983-985,2010.

Kennedy LA, Gordin FM, Kan VL: Assessing targeted screening and low rates of HIV testing. The American Journal of Public Health 100 (9): 1765-1768,2010.

Academic Contact Info

Pennsylvania Hospital
301 S 8th Street, Suite 1B

Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-5354
Fax: (215) 829-7132
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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