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Dr. John Kernan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hobbs, NM. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Legal Medicine. Dr. Kernan is affiliated with Lea Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. John Kernan has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Legal Medicine

Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.

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Locations & Directions

John B Kernan MD

5419 N Lovington Hwy
Hobbs, NM 88240