Dr. Jared Kern was born in Colorado, and raised through out the US. He is an avid runner, and enjoys the outdoors. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in photography, and subsequently went on to study podiatry, graduating from Des Moines University, as a doctor of podiatric medicine in 2005.
After graduation from medical school Dr. Kern underwent comprehensive training in conservative and surgical treatment of the foot and ankle at the Encino Tarzana Regional Medical Center Podiatric Residency Program in Los Angeles. Following residency Dr. Kern started practice in 2008 in Southwest Washington state, in Olympia and Centralia. Living in Alaska has been a dream of his for many years.
He and his wife are the proud parents of four children. You may find Dr. Kern out on the trails around Anchorage with either his running shoes on his feet or his camera in hand. Dr. Kern speaks fluent Spanish.