Dr. Kent Kessler, MD

Dr. Kent Kessler, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kent Kessler, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Berea, KY. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 26 years. Dr. Kessler is affiliated with Baptist Health Richmond.

202 Kidd Dr Ste 1

Berea, KY 40403

Contact Information

(859) 985-9535

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Vascular Disease
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more than 60% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 54% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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more than 42% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
13

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Insufficiency
6

Procedures

  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kessler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kessler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kessler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Emergency appendectomy-- we called my mom on the way to the OR and Dr. Kessler prayed with her on speaker phone while he held my hand. That meant a lot. It's 24 hours later and I have had worse pain from workouts than I did from the surgery. He must be very gentle.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kessler accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kessler has admitting privileges

Baptist Health Richmond
801 Eastern Byp
Richmond, KY 40475
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