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 22 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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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
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 Dissection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern treats Aortic Dissection more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kern treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kern treats this condition more than 98% 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

Dr. Kern's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
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 Aneurysm Repair
Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Dissections With Lentiginosis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteritis
Artery Disorders
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Fibromuscular Dysplasia
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
Heart Tumors, Benign
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
Marfan Syndrome
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
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 Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Surgical Procedures
Takayasu's Arteritis
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vasculitis
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Kern, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 22 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
1995
University Of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of Virginia
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Virginia
Medical School
1984
Pennsylvania State Univ
Undergraduate School
1997
1995
1989
1988
1984

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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
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Humana
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