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Dr. David Kessler, MD

Dr. David Kessler, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology ·  Male · Age 56


Dr. David Kessler, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.


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Dr. Kessler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kessler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kessler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Permanent
  • Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kessler performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kessler's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • 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 Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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

Dr. Kessler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kessler

4.7

Based on 120 reviews

5 Stars
90.83333333333333%
(109)
4 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(2)
3 Stars
0.8333333333333334%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
6.666666666666667%
(8)

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Dr. Kessler is 5 STARS. He literally saved my life. I was in Tach, Afib and Aflutter. I have a pacemaker and my quality of life is 100% better. Last uear my wife had a Tach problem and Dr. Kessler was able to perfprm an ablation and restore her to full health. I keep him on speed dial and he has...Read More
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Sharp, knowledgeable and professional!
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Dr Kessler is not only amazing as a as my Cardiologist, but is also extremely compassionate and truly cares about the well being of his patients. I can’t sing his praises high enough.
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Dr. Kessler has been a dedicated and knowledgeable cardiac physician for this patient for over 10+ years who has given me excellent cardiac care. I'm extremely grateful for his professionalism and the personal care he has provided me all these years. I would recommend Dr. Kessler to anyone seeking...Read More
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I highly recommend Dr. Kessler and staff. My heart is in good hands!!
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