Dr. Kent Kessler, MD

Dr. Kent Kessler, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Kent Kessler, MD is a general surgery specialist in Berea, KY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

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

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

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

Dr. Kessler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

13  Conditions Treated

6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • 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
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kessler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • 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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