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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kent Kercher, Chief - Minimal Access Surgery is Excellent. Dr. Kercher has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kent Kercher, FACS, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Surgery (Adrenalectomy)
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colostomy
  • Enlarged Spleen (Splenomegaly)
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Menopause
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Neoplasm Seeding
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kercher graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has 26 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Digestive System Surgical Procedures
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Resident Teacher of the Year
America's Top Surgeons (2012)
Surgical Professionalism Award
Charlotte Magazine: Top Doctor 2006 - 2011 - (0)
NC Business Journal: Top Doctor Recognition 2006 - 2011
CMC Department of Surgery: Surgical Professionalism Award (2008)
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA Medical Honor Society) - (1993)
Top Doctors in North Carolina
Phi Beta Kappa - (1990)
Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA Medical Honor Society) (1993)
Charlotte Magazine: Top Doctor 2006 - 2011
CMC Department of Surgery: Surgical Professionalism Award - (2007)
CMC Department of Surgery: Surgical Professionalism Award - (2008)
Phi Beta Kappa (1990)
America's Top Surgeons - (2012)
CMC Department of Surgery: Surgical Professionalism Award (2007)
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Charlotte, NC
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Kercher has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital 
  • Carolinas Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Kent Williams Kercher FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kent W. Kercher practice?
Dr. Kent Kercher has 2 office locations.
Dr. Kent Kercher practices Surgery near Charlotte, NC.
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