Dr. Steven Kessler, MD

Dr. Steven Kessler, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Steven Kessler, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 1994 and specializes in gastroenterology.

979 E 3rd St Ste C825

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 778-4830

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kessler's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

80  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
    Medical School | Graduated 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kessler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kessler's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends
20 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Kessler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Unable to preform a surgical procedure due to a family “issue” 2 weeks beyond when he deemed it necessary, then cancelled 3rd procedure hours before surgery due to “equipment issues”. Cares more about financial well being Rather than patient well being!
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I went to Dr. Kessler because of a very serious stomach problem. After doing a colonoscopy and some blood work, he tried to write me off as having IBS. I had to fight for him to continue doing tests because I knew it was not IBS. Finally after getting so frustrated, I switched to another GI doctor....more
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My husband was referred to Dr. Kessler. The office staff was very kind and professional. We were seen within 5 minutes of our appt. time. We found Dr. Kessler to be pleasant and professional. He scheduled a colonoscopy for my husband. The colonoscopy was scheduled at Erlanger and the staff there...more
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Made the appt for a colonoscopy as I had just turned 50. Found Dr Kessler to be very attentive and interested, even as this was an appt for a baseline colonoscopy. On hearing family history, recommended a baseline endoscopy (as my Father had just died from esophageal cancer). I really liked him...more
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He was a good communicator and had to always repeatedly ask questions as if hadn't even viewed the chart. It's almost impossible to get an appointment or to get a nurse to call you back.
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