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Justin C. Kennon, M.D.Fellowship Trained / Orthopaedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

Justin C. Kennon, M.D.

Dr. Justin C. Kennon is an orthopedic surgeon who practices in Oak Ridge and Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Kennon specializes in shoulder and elbow surgery as well as sports injuries. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA where he also completed a residency in orthopedic surgery. He received a fellowship in shoulder and elbow reconstruction from Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Kennon has received numerous research awards and has authored several publications. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Southern Orthopedic Association and the Georgia Orthopedic Society.


  • Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA Magna cum Laude


  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Medical College of Georgia


  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical College of Georgia


  • Mayo Clinic, Shoulder and Elbow Reconstruction Fellowship


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society: Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award - 1st Place Research Abstract (2016)
  • Richmond County Medical Society - James Lyle Research Award - 2nd Place (2016)
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society - Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award - 2nd Place Research Abstract (2015)
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Society - 2nd Place Research Abstract: Thomas E. Whitesides, MD Award (2011); co-author
  • American Shoulder & Elbow Society: Richard Hawkins, MD Research Award (2019); 1st author
  • Monroe Levine Orthopaedic Research Award – Medical College of Georgia (2018)
  • AOA Medical Honor Society
Justin C. Kennon, M.D.