Tennessee Plastic Surgeon, J. Woody Kennedy, M.D.

Serving Chattanooga, Tennessee

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

Special Interest:

"Plastic surgery builds self-confidence and enhances one's outlook on life.  I am blessed to have the opportunity to be part of this experience with my patients."

J. Woodfin (Woody) Kennedy, MD joined The Plastic Surgery Group, P.C. and Hayes Hand Center in July, 1997.  Dr. Kennedy is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.  He is a candidate member of the American College of Surgeons.  Dr. Kennedy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at UT College of Medicine.

Dr. Kennedy has a special interest in cosmetic surgery of the breast and abdomen and treats a wide variety of hand problems through Hayes Hand Center.

Dr. Kennedy, a native of Alexander City, Alabama, is a graduate of Auburn University and The University of Alabama School of Medicine.  He completed his General Surgery Residency at The University of Alabama-Birmingham and his Plastic Surgery residency at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine –Chattanooga.  Following his completion of his Plastic Surgery residency, he completed a residency in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Dr. Kennedy served as Erlanger Medical System’s Chief of Staff for two consecutive 2 year appointments in 2011 and 2012 and is a past member of the Board of Trustees for the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority doing business as Erlanger Health Systems.  He is now serving as Past Chief of Staff at Erlanger Hospital.  Dr. Kennedy is President of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society.  He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Association for Hand Surgery.

Dr. Kennedy and his wife, Carrie, reside in Red Bank and divide their time between two daughters, Mary Davis studying at Auburn University and Lydia, a recent graduate of Baylor School who is very active in horse competition.

If you would like more information about cosmetic surgery procedures our plastic surgeon offers, please contact our office in Chattanooga, Tennesse for a personalized consultation.