William R. Kennedy, M.D., Board of Trustees

In my years of serving on the Plymouth Harbor Board I have never been among a finer group of individuals. I am always amazed at the accomplishments of our Board members and their dedication to their Board responsibilities. I think this dedication in itself speaks for the institution and its residents. Plymouth Harbor is simply the best, and I am honored to be a board member.

William R. Kennedy, M.D. is co-owner of Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center and specializes in Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Kennedy graduated from Tulane Medical School and did his orthopedic residency at the New York Orthopaedic Hospital at Columbia. While there, he served as the Senior Annie C. Kane Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery and held a teaching appointment as a clinical instructor at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Kennedy has designed numerous total hip systems that were manufactured by several companies from 1972 until1995. He also designed several knee systems and is currently the co-designer of the Zimmer CR Flex Total Knee System. Dr. Kennedy is a member of the Florida Orthopaedic Society, American College of Surgeons, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is also a member of the Florida Arthritis Foundation Board of Directors, and has served as President and Vice-President of the Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery. Dr. Kennedy enjoys spending time with his family and woodworking, especially if it involves boats. He is an avid sailor, and in 1980, he qualified for the Olympic final trials in the Star Class.