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Patient Reviews

4.5
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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
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Promptness 5.0
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Adrenal Surgery Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colostomy
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis--DVT Pulmonary Embolism
  • Enlarged Spleen Splenomegaly
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery Cholecystectomy
  • Laproscopic Surgery Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Neoplasm Seeding
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Education & Awards

Dr. Kercher graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has 25 awards.

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

Affiliations

Dr. Kercher has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy Hospital 
  • Carolinas Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Kent Williams Kercher MD and FACS is a male Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kent W. Kercher practice?
Dr. Kent Kercher has 3 office locations.
Dr. Kent Kercher practices Surgery near Charlotte, NC.
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