Melanie Kennedy, MD, FAAP

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-4878


Pediatric musculoskeletal injuries; injury prevention; athlete wellness

Dr. Kennedy is a physician in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati. She joined Cincinnati Children's in 2018 from Nationwide Children's Hospital where she was team physician for a local high school and assistant team physician for Ohio Dominican University. She graduated medical school from The Ohio State University and moved to Phoenix, AZ where she completed a residency in pediatrics and worked as an Urgent Care physician. She completed her sports medicine fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH.

Dr. Kennedy is team physician for Western Hills University High School, Gilbert A. Dater High School and James N. Gamble Montessori School and strives to provide the best care to her patient's and athletes.

MD: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2013.

Residency: Pediatrics, Phoenix Children's Hospital and Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, 2016.

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, 2018.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2016; Sports Medicine, 2018.