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Adam Rock Kendall, MD, MPH

Adam Rock Kendall, MD, MPH
Adam Rock Kendall, MD, MPH is a board-certified family medicine and palliative care physician with DaVita Medical Group. Dr. Kendall earned his medical degree from the USC Keck School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency through the Stanislaus Family Medicine Residency Program in Modesto. In addition, Dr. Kendall completed a fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine/Veterans Affairs Health Care System Medical Center in Palo Alto.

He was deeply inspired to become a physician by his family doctor, who took pride in serving as a compassionate physician. In turn, Dr. Kendall has also become a caring doctor who promotes disease prevention.

In his spare time, Dr. Kendall enjoys playing the piano, reading, swing dancing, and recently completed a half-ironman triathlon.

In addition to English, Dr. Kendall speaks medical Spanish.

closeup of violins being played (music-physicians)

The Healing Power of Music in a Physician’s Life

Playing music is a ritual in my family. But it wasn’t until I became a physician that I understood that it could also console and bring hope.