Dr. Steven M. Kern, MD

Dr. Steven M. Kern, MD

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Dermatology | Male | 59 years old

Dr. Kern, a native southern Californian, graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He attended the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine for medical school training and Internal Medicine residency. Dr. Kern then spent a year in Boston, studying the mechanism of skin aging at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. His research has led to several publications. Dr. Kern attended the Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery residency at the University of California at San Diego where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kern is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who was in private practice in San Diego, California, since 1991. He relocated to Park City, UT in 2006.Read more

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Having been in private practice for almost 25 years, my philosophy of care focuses on respect, professionalism, and attention to detail in order to provide the best patient care possible. I strive to respect my patient's time by keeping on schedule and focusing my attention fully on them and their concerns during their appointment. I respect their opinions and encourage them to be a partner in decision making when considering treatment options. Attention to detail is vital to providing the best patient care and running a professional, reputable organization. Whether it be thorough and complete skin exams, follow up, continuing education, or efficient business operations, my staff and I make every effort to give each patient the respect and attention they deserve. I want my patients to feel confident they are receiving the best dermatologic care.Read more

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Dr. Kern, a native southern Californian, graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado at...Read more

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He refused to diagnose a condition that was totally manageable for years. One of his aestheticians told me what I had during a treatment and i haven't gone back since, because there has been no need. This is after 5 years of seeing him.
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Dermatopathology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Procedural Dermatology

Board Certifications

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  • Dermatology

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatological Disorders
  • Dry Skin
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Molluscum Contagiosum Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Lesion
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

Procedures Performed

  • Acne Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mole Removal
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Wart Removal

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles Co USC MC

    Completed in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    University of California At San Diego

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Colorado

    Graduated in 1980

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Dermatology
  • Board certified in Dermatology
  • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kern, a native southern Californian, graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He attended the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine for medical school training and Internal Medicine residency. Dr. Kern then spent a year in Boston, studying the mechanism of skin aging at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. His research has led to several publications. Dr. Kern attended the Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery residency at the University of California at San Diego where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kern is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who was in private practice in San Diego, California, since 1991. He relocated to Park City, UT in 2006.

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Dr. Kern's Care Philosophy

Having been in private practice for almost 25 years, my philosophy of care focuses on respect, professionalism, and attention to detail in order to provide the best patient care possible. I strive to respect my patient's time by keeping on schedule and focusing my attention fully on them and their concerns during their appointment. I respect their opinions and encourage them to be a partner in decision making when considering treatment options. Attention to detail is vital to providing the best patient care and running a professional, reputable organization. Whether it be thorough and complete skin exams, follow up, continuing education, or efficient business operations, my staff and I make every effort to give each patient the respect and attention they deserve. I want my patients to feel confident they are receiving the best dermatologic care.