Dr. Steven Kern, MD

Dr. Steven Kern, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Steven Kern, MD is a general surgery specialist in Maple Grove, MN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.Read his story

9825 Hospital Dr Ste 105

Maple Grove, MN 55369

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Kern's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kern performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kern performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kern performs Hernia Repair more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kern performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Kern's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Kern earned his undergraduate degree in biology and MD from Creighton University in Omaha, NE. He is board certified in General Surgery. During his residency at the University of Kansas in Wichita he enjoyed working with medical education. Dr. K...

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
Via Christi Regional Med Center
Residency Hospital
1995
Creighton University Med Center Saint Joseph
Internship Hospital
1994
Creighton University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
Creighton University
Undergraduate School
2000
1995
1994
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kern's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kern

4.4

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr.kern and his staff are amazing I had 3 surgerys done by Dr. Kern and his staff. 2 of them being emergency surgeries and I was very scared Dr Kern and his staff helped me through everything what a caring and wonderful group of people.thank you for everything I BOW DOWN TO YOU ..
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Dr, Kern is a very kind and caring surgeon. I love his bedside manner. He is genuinely concerned about my issue and used extreme care in remedying it. He took great care in making sure I didn't have stitch marks on my face. My scar is hardly noticeable and as time goes by it will show even less....Read More
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Dr. Kern is a very kind and sincerely concerned surgeon. He explains things well and in understandable terms. He is compassionate and truly cares. He also has a great bedside manner. I highly recommend him.
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incredibly rude and arrogant doctor. spoke down to me would not listen to my concerns. i will not recommend him to anyone.
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He preformed an emergency operation on me which can make a person quite nervous. He explained the entire procedure including the "what ifs" in a very comforting manor. He came to see me the following morning and had the same informative and comforting bedside manor. The surgery was a success with...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
AvMed
Open Access
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthPartners
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Maple Grove Hospital

Maple Grove, MN