Dr. Richard Lee Kern MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery, Neurology, and Surgery.
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Dr. Richard Kern has 2 office locations.
Bushtown - Highland Park
Neurosurgical Group Chattanooga
1010 E 3rd St
Ste 202
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Locations and availability (2)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kern is Good. Dr. Kern has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.5882352941176 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.9
  • Currently 2.8823529411765 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
  • Currently 3.2352941176471 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.4
  • Currently 3.4117647058824 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.2941176470588 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.1
  • Currently 3.0714285714286 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Kern, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Aneurysm
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Spinal Fractures

Education & Awards

Dr. Kern graduated from East Carolina University, Greenville.


Dr. Kern has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Cartersville Medical Center 
  • Murray Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Kern accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Health One Alliance - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee - 5 plans
  • Bluegrass Family Health - 1 plan
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 7 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 2 plans

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Where does Dr. Richard L. Kern practice?
Dr. Richard Kern practices Neurological Surgery, Neurology, and Surgery near Chattanooga, TN.
See Chattanooga Neurological Surgeons, Chattanooga Neurologists, and Chattanooga Surgeons.