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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kurt Vernon, Gastroenterologist is Excellent. Dr. Vernon has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kurt Vernon, MD is board certified in Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Nutritional Support
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight loss (non-surgical)

Education & Awards

Dr. Vernon graduated from Howard University , Washington. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013, 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2015)


Dr. Vernon has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Duplin General Hospital 
  • Wake Med Raleigh Campus 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Kurt Gerard Vernon MD is a male Internist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Kurt G. Vernon practice?
Dr. Kurt Vernon has 2 office locations.
Dr. Kurt Vernon practices Gastroenterology near Dunn, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Fuquay Varina, NC.
See Dunn Gastroenterologists.