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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
34 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. J Kessler is Good. Dr. Kessler has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.5
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kessler graduated from The Ohio State University , Columbus.


Dr. Kessler has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Swain County Hospital 
  • Angel Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. J Patrick Kessler MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 34 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. J P. Kessler practice?
Dr. J Kessler has 1 office location.
Dr. J Kessler practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Franklin, NC.
See Franklin Surgeons.