Dr. Alan Kessler, DO

Dr. Alan Kessler, DO

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Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
(40)

Accepting new patients

Dr Kessler is Board certified by The American Board of Family Medicine and The American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is a member of the Obesity Medical Association and The American Academy of Family Medicine. He is a contributor to help with public knowledge of Obesity and a contributor to help find and improve outcomes for patients with obesity. He Performed a clerkship at the prestigious Medical Bariatrics of America with the world renown Allen Rader, MD. He interest is in the relationship of obesity with inflammation and has spoken on the subject on both ESPN radio and KTSA radio in San Antonio radio.

Kessler Primary Care & Longevity Center

15270 W 119th St

Olathe, KS 66062
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Kessler mission is to help patient to prevent certain diseases by educating the patient on health and to help, if needed, with weight loss. His goal is to  help the patient help themselves. At Premier Weight Loss Dr. Kessler is able to spend adequate time helping them fulfill their weight loss goals. 
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Dr. Kessler's Experience

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Dr. Kessler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
12

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Pneumonia
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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Breast Exam
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Kansas / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Health Sciences, College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Rotating, Metropolitan General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Medical Bariatrics Of America
    Other Education | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kessler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kessler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends
4.7
based on 40 total reviews (10 with comments)
Dr. Kessler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
in Allen |
Dr.Kessler is what every physician should aspire to. Seeing him doesn't feel like the traditional doctor experience or like you are at one of the corporate care facilities where they are just shuffling you through the process. He takes the time to listen to you and hear your concerns. He's extremely personable, funny and the best in the city. Can't say enough good things about him. Highly recommended.
in Overland Park, KS |
Dr. Kessler has been my family's doctor for years. He is kind, patient, caring, and extremely trustworthy! I recommend everyone I know to him, and wouldn't hesitate to do so.
in Kansas City, MO |
Best and most thorough Dr I have ever had. Easy to talk to and helps you understand what is going on. Wish he was not so far away from my home and work. He is definitely the best I have ever been to.
Mission, KS |
I started seeing Dr. Kessler last year at the suggestion of a couple co-workers. My first appointment with him, during my exam he asked if I had been diagnosed with a condition. A condition I suspected I had, but I had not been diagnosed with it up to that time. He is probably the most thorough Primary Care Physician I have ever been to. He has an exceptional bedside manner, and makes you feel comfortable from the first appointment.
in Lenxa, KS |
Smart, funny, experienced, confident. I feel listened to and cared for. He is great.
in Ks |
Never have I had such an amazing connection with a doctor on every level, he cares, he's funny, he's so real, he goes back to the old school of doctors that remember they are there to help people and he does, most awesome doctor ever, Awesome...
in Lawrence, KS |
He listens and gets to the bottom of the issue with a few bad jokes along the way.
in Overland Park, KS |
Best Doctor ever!!!
in Lee's summit |
He is just an amazing dr. He really cares about who is in the office and does what he can to help. He's not just about the dollar signs. He has a great way of making someone feel comfortable by joking around and keeping the situation a pleasant one. He's just outstanding
Adrian, MO |
He really listens to you. I don't mind him being late since he always takes the time for everyone.
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Dr. Kessler accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CompCare
  • CoreSource
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Family Health Partners
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
  • Healthcare USA
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Missouri Care
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Savility
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

Hospitals where Dr. Kessler has admitting privileges

Menorah Medical Center
5721 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS 66209
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