Dr. Kemp Kernstine, MD

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Dr. Kemp Kernstine, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

UT Southwestern Medical Center 5323 HARRY HINES BOULEVARD, Dallas, TX 75390 Get Directions

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Dr. Kernstine specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Dallas, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      Specialties

      • Cardiac Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Thrombosis
      • Thymomas
      • Vascular Disease

      Procedures Performed

      • Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Esophagomyotomy
      • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Esophagostomy
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hernia Repair
      • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Segmentectomy, Open
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
      • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Duke University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1982

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus

        Completed in 1983

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Brigham and Women's Hospital

        Completed in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

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

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Kernstine

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients