Dr. Edmund Kessler, MD

Dr. Edmund Kessler, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Edmund Kessler, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1968 and specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

1000 Northern Blvd Ste 250

Great Neck, NY 11021

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • 27 More

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Background Check

3 Malpractice Claims Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kessler's Top Procedures and Conditions

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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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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
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
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
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 ...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English

Dr. Kessler's Reviews

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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