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Sarah Cannon Leadership and Physician Experts

Our leadership team, including recognized physician experts and researchers, is at the forefront of shaping new standards of cancer care based upon the latest research. Patients are at the heart of everything we do. Sarah Cannon offers integrated cancer services, providing patients with cutting-edge treatments and upholding the highest quality care for patients from diagnosis through survivorship.

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Andrew Kennedy, MD

Physician-in-Chief, Radiation Oncology, Sarah Cannon; Director, Radiation Oncology Research

Dr. Kennedy joined Sarah Cannon in 2012 as the physician-in-chief of radiation oncology and the director of radiation oncology research at Sarah Cannon Research Institute.  He is responsible for strategic development of radiation oncology services for the HCA Enterprise and development of radiation oncology research program within Sarah Cannon Research Institute.

Kennedy is a graduate of the Loma Linda School of Medicine in California, and completed his residency at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an internationally renowned radiation oncologist specializing in gastrointestinal, breast and lung cancers, brachytherapy and stereotactic approaches. Nationally, he served as a member of the Board of Chancellors for the American College of Radiation Oncology and is a Fellow of the College. He has been selected yearly since 2009 as one of America’s Best Doctors (top 5 percent of U.S.), and was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society as a faculty member in 1999.