Dr. Alan Kessler, DO

Dr. Alan Kessler, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alan Kessler, DO is a family medicine specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in family medicine and obesity medicine.Read his story

Kessler Primary Care & Longevity Center

6740 W 121st St Ste 300

Overland Park, KS 66209
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Dr. Kessler's Experience

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

Dr. Kessler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kessler "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kessler "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. "

2  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Obesity Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

12  Conditions Treated

17  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

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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.


  • 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
43 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kessler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Wow Sara, are you sure you were talking about the right doctor?? Dr. Kessler has been my primary care physician for over a decade. He is the most knowledgeable, compassionate, patient-oriented doctor I've ever known. My previous primary care doctor, who I had been seeing for 20 years, retired. I...more
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Dr. Kessler was unprofessional. My husband and I both went to see him. During both visits, Dr. Kessler talked about other patients (didn't use names, of course) but randomly described their conditions. The office staff was efficient, but there are signs all over that say "If we don't call you...more
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There are very few Doctors like Dr.Kessler. He’s never in a hurry & always listens to you. He understands the issues and treats you with respect. No hoops or stereotyping simply a great Doctor.
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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...more
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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.
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