Kurt A. Kennel, M.D.

  1. Bariatrician
  2. Endocrinologist

Departamentos

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Idiomas

English

Kurt A. Kennel, M.D., is an endocrinologist and medical educator. His clinical and academic focus includes:

  • The influence of lifestyle and body weight on bone health primarily to prevent or treat osteoporosis
  • Optimal use of medications to prevent and treat osteoporosis
  • Complex bone and calcium disorders related to spinal cord or spine disorders, malnutrition or complex medical illness

With regard to patient care he values:

  • Promoting each patient's understanding of disease
  • Empowering patients to choose what is best for their health and their role in achieving good health
  • Incorporating lifestyle and/or conservative strategies with medication strategies consistent with each patient's values and preferences

Dr. Kennel teaches residents and fellows in addition to leading educational programs within and external to Mayo Clinic.

  • Prevention and treatment of metabolic bone disorders including osteoporosis
  • Evaluation and management of elevated or low blood calcium including primary hyperparathyroidism
  • Optimizing the use of diagnostic testing for bone and calcium disorders including analysis of bone density testing (DXA)
  • Management of body weight to improve health with a focus on bariatric procedures
  1. 2002
    Fellow - Endocrinology, Metabolism and NutritionMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1999
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1996
    MDMilton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University
  4. 1992
    BA - BiologyGoshen College

Certificaciones

  1. 2001
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Reconocimientos y distinciones

  1. 2021
    Program Director of the YearMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  2. 2021
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2020
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  4. 2019
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2018
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2017
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2016
    Outstanding HumanitarianDepartment of Internal Medicine
  8. 2016
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2015
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2014
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  11. 2013
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2012
    Laureate AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  13. 2012
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2011
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2010
    Internal Medicine Residency - Excellence in Teaching Award (top 20% of faculty)Department of Internal Medicine
  16. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  17. 2002
    Randall G. Sprague AwardEndocrinology Training Program, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  18. 1998
    Attitude, Commitment, Excellence Award by PeersInternal Medicine Residency Program, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education

Membresía en asociaciones profesionales

  1. 2018 - present
    Exam Item WriterNational Board of Medical Examiners
  2. 2016 - 2019
    Board of DirectorsAssociation for Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism
  3. 2016 - 2019
    Council MemberObesity Specialty Council
  4. 2012 - present
    MemberAssociation for Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism
  5. 2012 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2010 - 2020
    MemberInternal Medicine Residency Selection Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2010 - 2014
    MemberResidency Faculty Recognition and Competency Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2008 - present
    Contributing AuthorAskMayoExpert
  9. 2006 - 2012
    MemberInternational Society for Clinical Densitometry
  10. 2005 - 2009
    Editorial Board MemberMayo Clinic Women's HealthSource, Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  11. 2004 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Endocrinology
  12. 2003 - 2005
    MemberPractice Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2003 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  14. 2002 - 2006
    DirectorEndocrine Grand Rounds, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2001 - 2006
    Committee MemberEndocrine Technical Skills Committee, American College of Endocrinology
  16. 2001 - 2006
    MemberOrganization and Planning Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  17. 2001 - 2004
    Committee MemberEndocrine Training Support Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  18. 2001 - 2002
    Fellows' RepresentativeBoard of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  19. 2001 - 2002
    Committee MemberMembership Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  20. 2001 - present
    MemberEducation Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  21. 2001 - present
    MemberFellowship Selection Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  22. 1999 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  23. 1999 - present
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  24. 1996 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  25. 1996 - present
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  26. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association

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Actividades de investigación

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