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About Dr. Kristi S Kern

Dr. Kristi S Kern, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Grand Rapids, MI. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Kern has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

22 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kristi S Kern is Great. Dr. Kristi S Kern has been rated by 22 patients. From those 22 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Kristi S Kern is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Metro Health Cascade

4300 Cascade Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
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Specialties

Dr. Kristi S Kern has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Expertise

    8 Expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Immunization
  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Contraception

Reviews

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First appointment

Yay! I have finally found a great doctor for myself. Dr. Kern is very approachable, understanding and competent. I was looking for a new dr for my thyroid issue and a knee problem. She addressed both wonderfully. The nurses were great too! I actually fainted while drawing my blood and they were so kind and helpful. I can't say enough great things about dr. Kern and the office staff!

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Dr. Kern is the best

I have been a gymnast for 15 years now an all star cheerleader. She has been there for me for as long as I can remember. She understands the situations and we come up with a plan accordingly. She never has unrealistic expectations and understands the crazy things I do in my sport. I don't know what I would do without her!

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Three Stars

my experience with both this "doctor" and the staff was so negative, I wouldn't recommend my worst enemy to her! Bring a sandwich while sitting in the waiting room, you'll need it!

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Excellent, truly caring doctor

I went to see dr Kern due to depression. My usual medication had stopped working for me. Dr. Kern was very knowledgable in this area! She suggested an antidepressant that would also help treat my fatigue. I felt better, but still irritable. So at next visit she suggested a combination of 2 meds that treat both. I am now doing GREAT!

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Great Sports Med and Family Doctor

I started coming to see Dr. Kern because she is one of the few female sports med docs I could find. As a runner, I was so happy to find her. She helped with a running injury first, and I liked her so much, I kept coming back to her for regular doctor stuff. When I had my son, after visiting and checking out numerous pediatricians, I decided to take him to see Dr. Kern. It's easy to get appointments, the staff is fabulous, and Dr. Kern is very pleasant. I highly recommend her.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program

    NCQA developed the Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) to provide clinicians with tools to support the delivery and recognition of consistent high quality care. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to their patients with diabetes.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2016)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Kristi S Kern accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • BCBS Michigan
    • BCBS MI Blue Care Network HMO Group Enrollees
    • BCBS MI PPO Plans Group Enrollees
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • PriorityHealth
    • PriorityHealth HMO
    • PriorityHealth Priority PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Metro Health Cascade, 4300 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI
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