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Frank Kennedy, MD, Endocrinology, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester


Endocrinology Rochester, MN

Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Mayo Medical School

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  • Dr. Frank Kennedy is an endocrinologist in Rochester, MN and is affiliated with Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice 36 years. He specializes in diabetes and lipid metabolism and is experienced in diabetic neuropathy, diabetic glomerular disease, diabetes mellitus, obesity and obesity-related disorders, and lipid metabolism disorders.

Education & Training

  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and ScienceFellowship, Clinical Nutrition, 1987 - 1988
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester)
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester)Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 1984 - 1986
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester)
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Rochester)Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1984
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Boston University School of MedicineClass of 1981
  • Boston University
    Boston UniversityB.A., Biology, 1976

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1982 - 2024
  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 1993 - 2006
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2020
  • ACP Certificate of Merit Certificate of Merit, 1986-1987
  • Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2011
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Autonomic function in type I diabetes mellitus complicated by nephropathy A cross-sectional analysis in the presymptomatic phase  
    Weinrauch LA, D’Elia JA, Gleason RE, Keough J, Mann D, Kennedy FP, Am J Hypertension, 1/1/1995
  • The relationship between clinical factors and gastrointestinal dysmotility in diabetes mellitus  
    Kim CH, Kennedy FP, Camilleri M, Zinsmeister AR, Ballard DJ, Journal of Gastrointestinal Motility, 1/1/1991
  • Pathophysiology of pancreatic polypeptide secretion in diabetes mellitus  
    Kennedy FP, Diabetes Nutrition and Metabolism, 1/1/1989
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Whole-body and myocardial insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes mellitus and established coronary artery disease: a BARI 2D PET substudy.
    Chareonthaitawee P, Christenson SD, Kennedy FP, Rihal CS, Hodge DO, Kemp BJ, Gibbons RJ, Frye RL, J Am Coll Cardiol, 3/1/2007
  • Obesity Meeting Abstract.
    Kennedy F, NASSO, 1/1/2006
  • Gender differences in complications of diabetics with proteinuria: autonomic nervous system tests. (Abstract no. 386)
    Weinrauch L, D'Elia J, Gleason R, Mann D, Keough J, Kennedy FP, J Am Soc Nephrol, 9/1/1994
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  • Innovations Using Insulin for Treating Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes 
    Lacrosse, WI - 11/1/2011
  • Sentinel Events 
    Rochester, MN - 10/1/2008
  • Diabetes Update - Integrating New Treatment Options 
    Rochester, MN - 5/1/2007
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  • A dispersed hepatocyte system for the study of hormone-induced protein synthesis in the liver of the turtle, Chrysemys picta. BA Honors Thesis 
    Kennedy FP, Boston University

Grant Support

  • Anti-Nephropathic Effects Of Chronic Intermittent Intravenous Insulin TherapyNational Center For Research Resources1994–1996
  • Safety And Effectiveness Of Metformin In Control Of Obese Type II DiabetesNational Center For Research Resources1990–1992
  • Assessment Of Insulin Receptor Binding To Monocytes And ErythrocytesNational Center For Research Resources1990–1992
  • Glycemia Response In Diet Controlled Diabetics Using EnsureNational Center For Research Resources1990–1991

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations