Dr. John Kern, MD

Dr. John Kern, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. John Kern, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery.

1215 Lee St

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Contact Information

(434) 982-4301

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kern treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern treats Aneurysm more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kern treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kern performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Kern, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia in 1988 and specializes in cardiac surgery and vascular surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Education

  • 1997
    University Of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1989
    University Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    University Of Virginia
    Medical School
    1988
  • 1984
    Pennsylvania State Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1984

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Dr. Kern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kern

4.6

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Outstanding surgeon you can trust. Ancillary staff are handpicked top drawer professionals. Dr Kern and Dr Gimple have carefully assembled a terrific team of like professionals. You may place your trust and confidence in them. -em
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In September 2017 I needed emergency bypass surgery. I was referred to Dr. John Kern and within two days I was scheduled for the surgery. Dr. Kern has been the very best physician with whom I have dealt for anything. He listens, he is kind, and most importantly he knows what he is doing and he...Read More
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Best cardiac surgeon ever!! Dr. Kern is very concerned about his patients. He has so much compassion and carrying for everyone. I am so glad that I was referred to him for my open heart surgery. The incision healed quickly and without any problems. I would recommend him... he truly cares and...Read More
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KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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