Kennedy Q&A Live! Upcoming Sessions
Chat online live with a variety of Kennedy's healthcare providers on a number of topics.  From nutrition to surgical options and much more, join our growing community to get the latest healthcare information - Live!

Live Chat: Apnea, Snoring and Insomnia! Ask a Sleep Doctor about Common Sleep Issues and Solutions

Live Blog Apnea, Snoring and Insomnia! Ask a Sleep Doctor about Common Sleep Issues and Solutions.

Having trouble sleeping?  Join us on March 5, 2015 at 12pm for a live chat session with Ralph Gallo, M.D., sleep specialist, and ask questions about sleep apnea, insomnia, snoring and more - live, free and anonymously online.

Live Chat: Robotic Surgery Options

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Did you know that many common surgical treatments can be performed robotically?  Robotic surgery offers smaller incisions, faster healing and generally less pain than traditional surgical methods. Join us on March 10, 2015 at 12pm with robotic surgeon, Dr. Roy Sandau, and ask questions about how robotic surgery can help you - online, live, free and anonymously.

Live Chat: Healthy Weight Loss Tips

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Struggling with that last 10 pounds?  Join us on March 11, 2015 at 12pm for a free online Q&A session with our registered dietician, Andrea Caplan, as she shares healthy weight loss tips and answers your questions - live, free and anonymously.
Live Blog Healthy Weight Loss Chat

Live Chat: Weight Loss Surgery Options

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Being significantly overweight puts you at risk of serious health problems like diabetes and heart disease. And, after years of failed diets, exercise programs, and medications, you may be considering a surgical option to improve your health.

Getting accurate information can be vital to your decision about the next step. What better place to gather information than in a free online chat session with an acclaimed bariatric surgeon designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about surgical weight loss options?

Join us on March 17, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm for a live question and answer session with weight loss surgeon Dr. Louis Balsama.

How Can I Participate in an Online  Live Chat?

Visit this page to view the upcoming sessions and follow the link at the appropriate date and time to join in!


How Do I Ask a Question?


To submit a question, simply type into the text box directly below the chat display, then press "Enter" on your keyboard or click the "Send" button.


Will My Question Be Answered?


Participant questions are presented to the Kennedy healthcare provider panelist in the order in which they are received. Depending on the number of people participating in the session it may take a while for your question to appear. The Kennedy healthcare panelist will make every effort to answer as many questions as possible in the time allotted for the session.


If I Chat with a Doctor Online, Do I Still Need to See My Doctor in Person?

Yes, you will still need to see your personal physician. The information presented in the Kennedy Q&A Live! sessions should only be used for research and informational purpose.  Please take a moment to read the following disclaimer:

The information on this Website (including but not limited to live chat, emails, blog posts) is provided for general informational and research purposes only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional medical advice, evaluation or care from a physician or other qualified healthcare provider. Nothing on this Website should be used for treating or diagnosing a medical or health condition or for replacing any relationship with a physician or other qualified healthcare provider. The information provided on this Website (including but not limited to live chat, emails, blog posts) does not constitute the establishment of a doctor‐patient relationship between you and any healthcare professional. No medications, diet supplements or treatments as may be described on this Website should be taken or begun without first consulting your physician or other healthcare provider. If you have or suspect that you have an emergency medical problem or condition, please contact a physician or other qualified healthcare provider immediately.

Can I Read Transcripts of Past Kennedy Q&A Live! sessions?

Yes! Transcripts of each session will be available here shortly after each session.