Martin J. Kennedy, DVM, DACVAA

Servicing Locations

MedVet Cincinnati

MedVet Dayton

Martin J. Kennedy, DVM, Diplomate, ACVAA is a board-certified Veterinary Anesthesiologist at MedVet Cincinnati and MedVet Dayton where he has been on staff at since 2015. Dr. Kennedy attended Cornell University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and the University of Wisconsin College of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following his graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Kennedy completed a yearlong internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Minnesota and a three-year residency in Anesthesia & Pain Management at the University of Wisconsin.

Dr. Kennedy  has received numerous awards including the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine Small Animal Resident of the Year Award , which recognizes   outstanding commitment and expertise in teaching fourth year veterinary students. He received the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Clinical Proficiency award in recognition of exceptional aptitude in anesthesia, analgesia, and perioperative care. Dr. Kennedy also received the Proficiency in Emergency and Critical Care Award on behalf of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society for his commitment and clinical expertise in the support of emergency and clinical care patients.

Since becoming a board-certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, Dr. Kennedy is an active advocate of continued education for veterinary professionals and has lectured on various small animal anesthesia and pain management topics to veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians. He is the author and co-author of several scientific articles published in a variety of veterinary publications, including Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia, Veterinary Practice News, Journal of American Veterinary Medicine Association, Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, and Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.

Dr. Kennedy maintains an interest in all aspects of small animal anesthesia with particular interests in total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA), advanced monitoring techniques, peripheral nerve blocks and management of critical and emergent patients. His  goal is always to keep his patients safe and comfortable. When away from the hospital, Dr. Kennedy enjoys ice hockey, snowboarding, and other outdoor activities.

  • Bachelors of Science: Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: University of Wisconsin College of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Internship: University of Minnesota Veterinary Teaching Hospital, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin College of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Board Certification: Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • American Society of Anesthesiologist
  • American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • American Veterinary Medical Association