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Dr. Edmund Kessler, MD

Pediatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 75

Dr. Kessler

KESSLER EDMUND MD OFFICE

1000 Northern Blvd Ste 250 Great Neck, NY 11021

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Dr. Edmund Kessler, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1968 and specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.


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(516) 498-9000

Dr. Kessler accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Connecticare
Connecticare HMO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Tricare
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Neighborhood Health Providers
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Neighborhood Health Plan
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare
WellCare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Background Check

3 malpractice claims Found
  • Settlement (7/10/2014)View details
  • Settlement (4/24/2015)View details
  • Settlement (7/31/2014)View details
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Dr. Kessler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kessler performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Kessler performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessler treats Abdominal Disorders more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Kessler treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Kessler's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Still's Disease
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Edmund Kessler is Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He performs over 500 abdominal wall hernias a year, one of the largest volumes in the state. His interests include n...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1978
Johannesburg General Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1976
Johannesburg General Hospital
Residency Hospital
1969
Johannesburg General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1968
University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1978
1976
1969
1968

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

Dr. Kessler's Reviews

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