Patrick Kendell, MD
Dr. Patrick Kendell, a family practice physician, has spent many years helping children with cancer and other illnesses live better lives.
He now brings that empathy and gentle touch to his family practice at Tanner Clinic Layton.
Dr. Kendell, a native of Kaysville, Utah, received his BA from Weber State University, Ogden. He remained in Utah to earn an MBA in Technology Management from Westminster College, a time in which he continued his medical research and published two peer-reviewed articles for scholarly journals.
Dr. Kendell earned his M.D. from the University of Utah School of Medicine, where he served as senior class president. He completed the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho. There he was affiliated with St. Luke’s Jerome Medical Center in Jerome, Idaho, and St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls, Idaho. He chose the rural-focused residency because of its heavy emphasis on procedures.
Volunteer work is important to Dr. Kendell, and he has spent countless hours serving at such venues as Camp Hobe for children with cancer and at Shriners Hospital for Children tutoring young Spanish-speaking patients. For more than six years, he undertook research on Prader-Willi syndrome, a genetic disorder, with pediatric geneticists at the U of U.
Dr. Kendell is married and the father of four children. In his spare time you’ll find him gardening, mountain biking and enjoying time with his family. He used to enjoy motorcycling, but he sold his motorcycle to fund his research trip to Ghana.