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Practice areas

  • Multidisciplinary Concussion
  • Neurology
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Aphasia
  • Behavioral Neurology
  • Botox® (Botulinum Toxin) Treatment
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Disorders of Consciousness
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity Management
  • Sports Concussion
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury



Pikeville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Ky.


Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington


Neurological Recovery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Additional information


Kara Ann Kennedy, DO, completed medical school at Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine. During her residency training at UK, Fister gained expertise in neurology and served as neurology chief resident. She completed a fellowship in neurological recovery with an emphasis on stroke and brain injury recovery at Washington University in St. Louis.

Kennedy currently serves as an assistant professor with appointments in the Department of Neurology as well as the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Related links

UK Neurology

Neurorehabilitation Clinic

Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disorders

Multidisciplinary Concussion Program