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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Kern is Good. Dr. Kern has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 3.6
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Kern, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Sinus Infection (Sinusitis)
  • Smell Disorders (Olfaction Disorders)

Education & Awards

Dr. Kern graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Nasal Polyps
Smell Disorders (Olfaction Disorders)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Kern has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital 
  • John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County 

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Kern MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 27 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Robert Kern practice?
Dr. Robert Kern has 1 office location.
Dr. Robert Kern practices Otolaryngology near Chicago, IL.
See Chicago Otolaryngologists.