Dr. David Kessler, MD

Dr. David Kessler, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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55 y/o
(92)

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Dr. David Kessler, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia

3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kessler performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kessler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kessler "The Mission of Austin Heart is to provide exceptional cardiac and vascular care to every patient every day with a spirit of warmth, friendliness, and personal pride."

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Conduction Disorder of the Heart
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Sch.
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Parkland Hospital University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Influence of Cocaine, Ethanol, or their Combination on Epicardial Coronary Arterial Dimensions in Humans, 1995
  • Use Of Transesophageal Atrial Pacing with Adenosine Infusion to Evaluate Ventricular Pre-excitation, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kessler's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends
92 total reviews (55 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (92)

  • 5
    (81)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (55)

Dr. Kessler and his staff did a fine job. The staff members were professional and helpful. Dr. Kessler did not "rush" the appointment. He encouraged questions and took all the time needed to answer them thoroughly. Dr. Kessler is very experienced, knowledgeable, caring and has very good people...more
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I Trust Dr. Kessler. Why? Because of his extensive and professional training and his undivided attention to my concerns and questions. He Listens!!! I have been a patient for a very long time and would never consider anyone else. If you want a Doctor who will be by your side when you need medical...more
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There are 3 important reasons for the high rating that Dr Kessler earned from me. On Christmas Day, 2014, just 3 weeks after becoming one of his patients due to sustaining a scary, unexpected heart event, he updated me on some test results, and that the test results were very good for me, which was...more
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I have always been very satisfied with Dr. Kessler. I appreciate the time he takes to discuss my health with me. He is very caring and warm his approach
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As a patient of Dr. Kessler’s since 2012, I highly recommend him to anyone in need of great cardiac care. If it weren’t for Dr. Kessler’s recommendation that I get an implanted defibrillator back in 2012, I wouldn’t be here today. He implanted my defibrillator in 2012 and it “fired off” in June...more
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Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We take pride in serving and appreciate the kind words!

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