Dr. James Kessel, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 72

Dr. Kessel

University of Missouri Medical Center

1 Hospital Dr Columbia, MO 65201

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(573) 882-1647

Dr. James Kessel, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Columbia, MO and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from West Virginia University medical school in 1970. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kessel to book an appointment.

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Dr. Kessel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessel performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Kessel performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessel performs Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Kessel performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kessel performs Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Kessel performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Kessel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vagotomy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wound Repair

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Kessel, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Columbia, MO and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from West...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1970
West Virginia University
Medical School

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • University of Missouri Health System, Chief of Staff

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What are Dr. James Kessel, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kessel frequently treats Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage, and Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Kessel treats.

Where is Dr. James Kessel, MD's office located?

Dr. Kessel's office is located at 1 Hospital Dr, Columbia, MO 65201. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Practice

University of Missouri Medical Center1 Hospital Dr Columbia, MO 65201
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