Robert Edward Kennon, MD
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Robert Edward “Ted” Kennon earned his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech University and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine (1999), both in Atlanta. He then completed a general surgery internship at Yale-New Haven Hospital and a residency in orthopaedic surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation of the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut (2004). Dr. Kennon continued his training with a prestigious fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction with the Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation in 2005.
Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Kennon maintains privileges at the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute (CJRI) at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Naugatuck Valley Surgical Center in Waterbury, and St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury.
Dr. Kennon is a member of the Connecticut State Medical Society and New Haven County Medical Association, as well as a fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.
A frequent presenter at medical conferences and courses throughout the country, Dr. Kennon has written numerous articles published in peer-reviewed journals, worked on implant design, and lectured on minimally invasive anterior hip replacement and knee replacement techniques. Some of his more recent contributions include:
Kennon, R.E. The Use of Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene in The Knee, 3rd Annual Omni Modularity Symposium, Dallas, October 2008.
Kennon, R.E. Target Restoration: Modular Total Hips, 3rd Annual Omni Modularity Symposium, Dallas, October 2008.
Kennon, R.E. Hip Resurfacing: A Good Option For Young Active Patients, 3rd Annual Omni Modularity Symposium, Dallas, October 2008.
Aschoff, H.; Kennon, R.; Keggi, J.; Rubin, L.; Transcutaneous Distal Femoral Intramedullary Atachment for AKA Prostheses: An Endo-Exo Device,
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2010.
Woodgate, I.; vanderRijt, A.; Turnbull, A.; Harrison, D.; Brazil, D.; Keppler, L.; Keggi, J.; Keggi, K.J.; Kennon, R.; Stulberg, S.D.; Rubin, L.E.; Neck
Sparing Total Hip Arthroplasty Lessons Learned, Poster Exhibit, IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, Florence, Italy, May 5-8, 2010.
Kennon RE. Keynote lecture: Neck Preserving Stems. ICJR Masters Series, September 13-15 2012, Houston TX.
Dr. Kennon has performed thousands of anterior approach total hip replacements, Birmingham hip resurfacings, and tourniquet-less minimally invasive total knee replacements.
Dr. Kennon sees patients in our Middlebury and Farmington offices.
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