Dr. Andrew Kersten, MD

Dr. Andrew Kersten, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. Andrew Kersten, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

21 Turtle Creek Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 274-4555

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kersten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kersten treats Joint Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kersten treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kersten treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kersten treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kersten treats Shoulder Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kersten treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kersten's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Baker’s Cyst
Bicep Injuries
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cartilage Disorders
Cartilage Repair
Cartilage Transplant
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthritis
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tricep Injuries
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

As an Orthopedic Surgeon, I focus on individualizing treatment plans for athletes of all ages. By communicating clearly with my patients and simplifying complex medical decisions, together we can achieve excellent outcomes. I enjoy taking care of athletes from all backgrounds, and welcome the challenge your injuries present.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2013
    San Diego Arthroscopy & Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2012
    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Residency Hospital
    2012
  • 2008
    Beaumont Hospital-Royal Oak Campus
    Internship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2007
  • 2003
    Purdue University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School
    2003

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Dr. Kersten's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kersten

4.7

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
91.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
4.166666666666667%
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After careful research, I met with Dr. Kersten and agreed to an MRI on my left shoulder due to enormous pain from a shoulder injury. After reviewing the MRI (and sharing it with me), Dr. Kersten showed me bone spurs, arthritis, and bursitis issues that needed to be addressed through laparoscopic...Read More
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Professional, friendly, courteous, and extremely competent in every way. Good sense of humor.
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Dr. Kersten did an excellent job on my partial knee replacement. Would highly recomend him!
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dr.kerston's bedside manner receives an A and appears to be very knowledgeable and professional in his field of expertise.and nice that he personally made a follow up call after operation.. his personal staff also deserves an A for courteousness and for returning and being informative with follow...Read More
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I would highly recommend Dr. Kersten. He is always pleasant and answers any questions. I had no problems at all.
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Locations

Southeastern Sports Medicine

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Park Ridge Health

Hendersonville, NC

Pardee UNC Healthcare

Hendersonville, NC

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