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About Dr. John A Kern
Dr. John A Kern, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Charlottesville, VA. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Kern has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. John A Kern has the following 3 specialties
- Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
- Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Heart Failure
- Diabetes Complications
- Varicose Veins
- Marfan Syndrome
- Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
- Vascular Malformations
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Fibromuscular Dysplasia
- Iliac Aneurysm
- Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
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30 Years Experience
University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1988
University Of Virginia Health System
Dr. John A Kern accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsUniversity of Virginia Medical Center, 1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA
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