Dr. Michael Kerner, MD

Dr. Michael Kerner, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(27)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Kerner, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Springfield, NJ and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1971 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

25 Morris Ave

Springfield, NJ 07081

Contact Information

(973) 467-1313

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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

Diarrhea
very high
more than 93% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 89% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Kerner's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kerner "Am listed in Castle and Connolly and Inside New Jersey in list of Best Doctors. I am a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and American College of Physicians and am a member of the American Gastroenterology Association, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the New Jersey Endoscopy Society and the New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kerner "Our office practice includes respect for our patients and a caring attitude. We value our patients input and support their decision concerning the treatment plan  and encouraging patients to be involved in all aspects of their care. "
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Manhattan Va Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Nyu Med Center Manhattan Va Ho
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Manhattan Va Bellevue Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kerner has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kerner's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerner to family and friends
4.9
based on 27 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Kerner'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Westfield, NJ
My young adult daughter has had a digestive issue for a long time and other doctors did not seem to care very much about actually helping her beyond a diagnosis.. We were happy to find Dr. Kerner, who took his time asking her a lot of questions and explaining things to her. He has an approach...more
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in Berkeley Heights,nj
Dr Kerner is a very good physician and always very professional. He is very concise in his explaination of the procedure and puts the patient at ease. I would highly recommend Dr. Kerner and his entire staff.
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in Union, NJ
Dr Kerner has a warm, pleasant manner and makes you feel at ease immediately. I highly recommend him .and his very attentive, friendly staff.
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in Warren, NJ
Dr. Kerner is an excellent communicator, easy to speak with, doesn't rush you and is very caring. The office staff and gastro surgical staff are very thorough and friendly.
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in Union, NJ
everyone was very nice & caring
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