Dr. Kenneth Kearns, MD

Dr. Kenneth Kearns, MD

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Dr. Kenneth Kearns, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Havertown, PA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery.

Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center

2010 W Chester Pike

Havertown, PA 19083
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kearns performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Kearns does not have any board certifications listed.

69  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Shoulder Blade
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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45  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Colby College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital/Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kearns has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kearns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kearns' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kearns to family and friends
44 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Kearns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (23)

I am 61 years old and have had shoulder issues most of my life. I suffered a series of shoulder injuries playing sports in my younger years. I had three rotator cuff procedures before seeing Dr. Kearns. He is a no BS guy. He attempts every option prior to talking about surgery. Long story short...more
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Great care during a frustrating time. Dr. Kearns reconstructed my AC joint of the right shoulder. 5 months post-op and finally feeling like myself again. Highly recommended if you value quality care and assurance.
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Dr. Kearns is one of the best doctors I have ever met and will probably ever meet. I had just moved to Philadelphia only knowing my fiance in this city. I managed to basically shatter my left Humerus in a freak accident. I showed up at Dr. Kearns office completely and totally broke and terrified....more
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Had an elbow replacement in June of ‘17. Dr. Kearns is a caring, compassionate and very knowledgeable elbow surgeon. Great bedside manner. Takes all the time you need to talk to you and is very accessible when you are not in the office and you have a question. Will not hesitate for one minute to...more
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Dr. Kearns is the best doctor I have been to. He speaks frankly and his treatment recommendations helped me regain movement with my elbow. My treatment was superb and if needed I would return to his care in the future because I trust his medical expertise.
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