Stephen A. Kennedy M.D., F.R.C.S.C.

 Stephen  A. Kennedy M.D., F.R.C.S.C.

Specialties and Expertise

Hand and Wrist Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Orthopaedics (Elbow), Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow Treatment/Surgery, Sports Medicine, Traumatology


Hand, Elbow, & Shoulder Center, Sports Medicine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Hand & Elbow Center at Northwest Primary and Specialty Care North Seattle

11011 Meridian Ave N., Suite 201
Seattle, WA 98133
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Hand, Elbow & Shoulder Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 6th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Stephen A. Kennedy, M.D., F.R.C.S.C., is a hand, wrist and elbow surgeon with expertise repairing and reconstructing with soft tissue, bone and joint replacement techniques. Dr. Kennedy treats traumatic sports and workplace injuries, arthritis, nerve problems, masses, cysts, tumors and tendon problems. 

Dr. Kennedy completed medical school and orthopedic residency at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver; a hand and microsurgery fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle; and an arthroscopy and sports medicine fellowship at Pan Am Clinic at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.

Dr. Kennedy’s clinical interests include hand, wrist and elbow trauma, elbow instability, stiffness, arthritis and deformity, carpel tunnel syndrome and arthroscopy of wrist and elbow. His research interests include outcomes in hand and upper extremity trauma, advances in joint reconstruction surgery, technology for the improvement of patient care and advances in methods in surgical education.

Personal Interests

Dr. Kennedy enjoys getting outdoors, spending time with family, playing ice hockey, running, rowing, swimming and reading about new ideas in technology, design and economics.


University of ManitobaFellowship2012
UW - Dept. of Orthopaedics & Sports MedicineFellowship2012
Univ. of British ColumbiaResidencyOrthopaedics2011
Univ. of British ColumbiaInternshipOrthopaedics2007
Univ. of British ColumbiaMedical education2006


Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryHand Surgery2016
American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery2015
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