Dr. Elyse Kernis, DO

Dr. Elyse Kernis, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elyse Kernis, DO is a family medicine specialist in Turnersville, NJ and has been practicing for 16 years. She specializes in family medicine.

Jefferson Health

1A Regulus Dr

Turnersville, NJ 08012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • QualCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kernis' Experience

Dr. Kernis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice/OMT
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kernis "Elyse Kernis, D.O., has dedicated over ten years to the practice of Family Medicine. She specializes in treating patients through all aspects of life, from pediatrics to geriatrics, with a special interest in Diabetes, Hypertension, and High Cholesterol. Dr. Kernis places emphases on Preventive Medicine through age appropriate screening of both men and women. She educates her patients on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, from a well-balanced diet and exercise to self-screening for breast and testicular lumps.

Dr. Kernis also dedicates her time to the training of future physicians, particularly in their first two years of medical school. She has been an active educator since 2008, providing lectures and directing hands on laboratory courses on multiple topics, including Physical Diagnosis, Primary Care Skills, and Medical Simulation at Touro College of Medicine in New York City."

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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

102  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Birth Control
  • Breast Exam
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Laceration Repair
  • Mole Removal
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Preventive Care
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Spirometry
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Michigan State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St Joseph's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • "Top Doc" Family Practice, chosen by peers - SJ Magazine, 2016
  • "Medicine's Best & Brightest Women" - SJ Magazine, 2017
Media & Publications

Dr. Kernis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Elyse Kernis, DO
Dr. Kernis is very kind and compassionate. She listens to my concerns and answers all of my questions. She has been great at addressing all of my medical needs and/or has referred me to great doctors when necessary.
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