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Obstetrics & Gynecology | Female

Care Philosophy

I decided at a very young age that I wanted to become an obstetrician. I was 7 when I watched my own mother go through pregnancy and became fascinated with pregnancy and birth. I started telling everyone Im going to deliver babies when I grow up. As I went through medical school my draw to the specialty confirmed what I'd felt from a very young age. One of the many reasons I love working at Duke is we are always well-equipped to deal with any emergencies which can arise unexpectedly. While most deliveries do not require any interventions I am happy we can offer anything needed on a moments notice. In addition to taking care of pregnant patients I enjoy taking care of adolescent women who are transitioning into adulthood. I also enjoy caring for perimenopausal patients and menopausal patients. I am happy to offer in office procedures such as essure tubal ligation which is a great option for women whom have completed childbearing. In addition I enjoy surgical procedures in the operating room when surgery is required to treat an issue that cannot be managed with medication.

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Biography

Dr. Nicole Kerner, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Raleigh, NC. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Kerner is affiliated with Duke University Hospital.

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Dr. Kerner's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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I met Dr. Kerner today for the first time. I am extremely pleased with her professionalism and knowledge. She was very thorough and really took the time to listen. My wait time was minimal and the office staff was also very attentive. I highly recommend.
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Dr. Kerner's Care Philosophy

I decided at a very young age that I wanted to become an obstetrician. I was 7 when I watched my own mother go through pregnancy and became fascinated with pregnancy and birth. I started telling everyone Im going to deliver babies when I grow up. As I went through medical school my draw to the specialty confirmed what I'd felt from a very young age. One of the many reasons I love working at Duke is we are always well-equipped to deal with any emergencies which can arise unexpectedly. While most deliveries do not require any interventions I am happy we can offer anything needed on a moments notice. In addition to taking care of pregnant patients I enjoy taking care of adolescent women who are transitioning into adulthood. I also enjoy caring for perimenopausal patients and menopausal patients. I am happy to offer in office procedures such as essure tubal ligation which is a great option for women whom have completed childbearing. In addition I enjoy surgical procedures in the operating room when surgery is required to treat an issue that cannot be managed with medication.

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 Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    State University of New York At Buffalo

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    Abington Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Abington Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    SUNY At Buffalo

    Graduated in 1994

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colposcopy
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vulvectomy