Dr. John A. Kern, MD

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Dr. John A. Kern, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

University of Virginia Medical Center 1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22908 Get Directions
(434) 982-4301

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Dr. Kern specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Charlottesville, VA. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

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      • Cardiovascular Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Thoracic Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
      • Aneurysm of Heart
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Arterial Dissections With Lentiginosis
      • Arteritis
      • Artery Disorders
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Coronary Artery Dissection
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
      • Endocarditis
      • Fibromuscular Dysplasia
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Artery Disease
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
      • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
      • Secondary Hypertension
      • Septal Defect
      • Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
      • Takayasu's Arteritis
      • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vasculitis
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
      • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Replacement
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
      • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Heart Transplant
      • Heart Valve Replacement
      • Heart Valve Surgery
      • Impella Device
      • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Maze Procedure
      • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
      • Mitral Valve Repair
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Bypass
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
      • Surgical Procedures
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
      • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
      • Ventricular Assist Device
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Virginia

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1995

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1997

      • Undergraduate School
        Pennsylvania State Univ

        Graduated in 1984

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Kern's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
      • Board certified in Cardiovascular Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Kern's Office & Staff

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      Experience with Dr. Kern

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients