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New Patient Portal Launched

December 7th, 2012 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

For those of you who are already patients at DeKalb Surgical, please explore our new Patient Portal. The DeKalb Surgical Patient Portal is a convenient and secure health-management tool you can use anywhere you have access to the Internet. Through the portal, you can: Receive and send secure messages Request a prescription refill Obtain a […]

Patient Satisfaction Scores in the 95th Percentile

December 6th, 2012 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

Our Patient Satisfaction Scores are something we want to share with our patients and referring physicians regularly. We are pleased to report that in almost all categories, our scores were in the 95th percentile or higher over the past year, both for inpatients and outpatients. Read more on our Patient Satisfaction page!

New Survival Data for Breast and Colon Cancer

November 19th, 2012 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

New Survival Data for Breast and Colon Cancer Look on our Outcomes page for updated information on survival rates for the most commonly treated cancers in our practice. Separate pages have been designed, specific for both breast and colon cancer patients. For patients who typically receive their care at Northside or St. Joseph’s Hospitals, we […]

Dietary Fiber for Diverticulosis?

February 4th, 2012 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

Dietary Fiber for Diverticulosis? Do you have diverticulosis, or have you had diverticulitis? Most likely, you’ve been told NOT to eat popcorn or peanuts, and to stay on a high fiber diet. Well, there is a new study just reported which is questioning those longstanding recommendations. This study from the University of North Carolina and […]

It’s All About the Margins

February 4th, 2012 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

It’s All About the Margins The New York Times reported on a recently published article from JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) focusing on the variability of re-excision rates for women undergoing breast conserving surgery for cancer in the US. Among all surgeons, the need for a second surgery (which is sometimes a mastectomy) […]

John S. Kennedy, M.D. Named a Distinguished Cancer Scholar by the Georgia Cancer Coalition (GCC)

March 1st, 2010 by Dr. John S. Kennedy

John S. Kennedy, M.D. – has been named a Distinguished Cancer Scholar by the Georgia Cancer Coalition (GCC). The award recognizes Dr. Kennedy‚Äôs quest for cutting-edge cancer treatment and commitment to patients diagnosed with breast, colon and other cancers. A physician at DeKalb Medical for the past 22 years, Dr. Kennedy holds patents for medical […]

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