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Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology

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Jeffrey Kennedy, M.D.

Jeffrey Kennedy, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Specialty: Neurology

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 3700
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 734-6280


Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Kennedy's major areas of interest include early detection of seizures to improve epilepsy monitoring unit safety, treatment and outcomes of nonconvulsive seizures and status epilepticus, and the role of heart rate variablity in seizures.


Sanford School of Medicine
University of South Dakota
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
M.D., 2007

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota
B.S., 2003


Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Internal medicine, 2007-2008


Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
Neurology, 2008-2011


Fellow in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, 2011-2012
Northwestern Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

American Clinical Neurophysiology Society

American Epilepsy Society

American Medical Association

Select Recent Publications

Kennedy, J. and Schuele SU (2013). Long-term monitoring of brain tumors: when is it necessary? Epilepsia 2013. 54 Suppl 9: 50-55.

Kennedy, JD; Schuele, SU. Neocortical temporal lobe epilepsy. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. 2012 Oct;29(5):366-70.

Kennedy, JD; Gerard, EE. Continuous EEG monitoring in the ICU. Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports 2012 Aug;12(4):419-28.

Kennedy, JD. Emerging Developments in Antiepileptic Drug Therapy. The Neurology Report. 2012; 5(1) 26-30.


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