Dr. David Kessler, MD

Dr. David Kessler, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  |  
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55 y/o
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Dr. David Kessler, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University in 1989 and 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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Top Care Areas

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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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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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*
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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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends
4.5
based on 77 total reviews (43 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (77)

  • 5
    (66)
  • 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 (43)

in Leander, TX
I have been under Dr. Kessler and his teams care for over 15 years. Everything that Dr Kessler says on the video is 100% true. A great doctor that I have complete faith in. He always makes me and my wife feel so comfortable , knowledgeable , cared for and someone special to him. If I have a...more
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in Austin, TX
Great guy and heck of a doctor.
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in Austin
My recent visit was a remarkable experience. There was no waiting for anything,, The nurse got me the instant i walked in and did an ekg. Then the doctors assistant came in and we talked about my afib and then Dr Kessler and we went over everything. I was in and out out in 30 minutes!!!
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in Austin, TX
At age 50, and after fainting three times within 24 hours, I suddenly found myself in need of a pacemaker in November 2017. Dr. Kessler and his team have been great.
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in Pflugerville, TX
Dr. Kessler has helped me through 2 major heart surgeries, a relapse, and a pacemaker.. While I wouldn’t wish my heart issues on anyone, I can’t imagine getting through my health issues without Dr. Kessler.. I went in recently for my annual checkup and he said he’d see me next year. That was good...more
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