Dr. Michael Kerner, MD

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Gastroenterology | Male

Dr. Michael Kerner, MD
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.

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Dr. Kerner's Care Philosophy

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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Associates in Digestive Diseases25 Morris Ave
Springfield, NJ 07081
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(973) 467-1313Get Directions

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Dr. Kerner's Reviews

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4.8
based on 14 total reviews (6 with comments)
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 (6)
Newark, NJ |
From my initial visit and through my procedure, all of the staff that participated in my care has been compassionate, empathetic and professional. I am well pleased with the level of service provided by Dr. Michael Kerner and his staff.
in Springfield, NJ |
Dr. Kerner and the staff at Gastro Surgi were kind, caring and cheerful at a difficult time. I would highly recommend the doctors and nurses at the center. They treated a very stressful situation with understanding and great compassion along with extreme professionalism.
in Bayonne, NJ |
Dr. Kerner: Very caring and respectful of his patients. He explained the results right after the procedure. I highly recommend him. Staff at Gastro-Surgi Center: top notch, very professional and accommodating.
in Morristown, NJ |
The doctor was on time, thorough, and discussed his findings after his treatment.
in Parsippany, NJ |
Doctor Michael Kerner is an excellent surgeon and doctor. He always explains things to me and makes sure I understand what he is saying. He responds quickly to needs and inquiries. Always puts me at ease!!!!
in Kenilworth, NJ |
Excellent Physician, and excellent staff.
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Dr. Kerner says...

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.

Dr. Kerner's Care Philosophy

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. 

Dr. Kerner says...

I practice the specialty of Gastroenterology  which is my main specialty and my expertise involves  the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders and I have a special interest in in most forms of endoscopy and especially colonoscopy.

Dr. Kerner says...

I  perform most forms of endoscopy and especially colonoscopy

Dr. Kerner's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    Manhattan Va Hospital

    Completed in 1972

  • Residency Hospital
    Nyu Med Center Manhattan Va Ho

    Completed in 1974

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Manhattan Va Bellevue Hospital

    Completed in 1976

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 1967

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Performed

  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry