Dr. Jane Kercher, MD

Dr. Jane Kercher, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Female  |  
61 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Jane Kercher, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Littleton, CO. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years. Read her story

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7720 S Broadway Ste 310

Littleton, CO 80122
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group

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Top Care Areas

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
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more than 5% of peers
Breast Reconstruction
normal
more than 5% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Kercher's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kercher "Dr. Kercher is a native from Wyoming where she recieved her B.A. degree with Honors from the University of Wyoming. She then recieved her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. Prior to relocating to Denver, she practiced general surgery in Omaha, Nebraska for ten years, both as a private practitioner and Associate Professor in a teaching capacity with the University of Nebraska Medical School. Dr. Kercher is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the Association of Women Surgeons, and the Southwest Surgical Congress. She is an active member of the South Denver hospitals and has served at Littleton Hospital as the Surgery Department Chairman and as the President of the medical staff. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the hospital and a member of several other committees. She enjoys all general surgery diseases and procedures including cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, hernia surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Her special practice interest is in breast diseases and breast cancer. Dr. Kercher is the co-author of Straight Talk About Breast Cancer: From Diagnosis to Recovery, and she continues to make frequent presentations about breast cancer at related professional seminars and community events."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
17

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Colectomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Wyoming
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University of Utah
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Utah Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kercher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kercher does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kercher and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Swedish Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Kercher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kercher to family and friends
3.9
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Kercher's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Denver, CO |
I was devastated after my breast cancer diagnosis, but Dr. Kercher put me at ease about the entire cancer process. She is an amazing surgeon, and I wholly recommend her to anyone who needs an excellent surgeon.
in Highlands Ranch |
Dr. Jane Kercher always provides EXCELLENT care. One exceptional doctor....can't say enough great things about her!!! Great staff....great CSR!!!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kercher accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Cofinity
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Guardian
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Kercher has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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