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About Dr. Michael T Kernan MD
Dr. Michael T Kernan, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fayetteville, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Kernan is affiliated with St Josephs Hospital Health Center. He speaks English.
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Dr. Michael T Kernan has the following 3 specialties
- Sports Medicine
A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.
- 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.
- Emergency Medicine
An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.
Dr. Michael T Kernan has the following 7 expertise
- Family Planning
- Sports Medicine
- Weight Loss
Dr. Michael T Kernan is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael T Kernan - Posted on November 28th, 2012
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Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael T Kernan - Posted on August 30th, 2010
Wait times are not the worst all the time, but the staff routinely screws up the follow ups, calls us days later, can't give us and appointment in a reasonable time period. I have never had such poor service from a doctor. Poor bedside manner, is in and sees you in 5 seconds and is out. Patient care can't be much work than this - I think Dr. Kernan needs to stick to teaching and other things. We have given him well over a year of trial and he and his staff have failed.
Not the practice for me after 19 years there
Self-verified patient of Dr. Michael T Kernan - Posted on February 11th, 2009
My doctor has become emotionally removed from his practice, and his nurse left, and was replaced with an inept disorganized person. Just getting a prescription called into a mail service took several calls, getting physical results for my school, including vaccines, and permission for sports took about 8 phone calls. Ridiculous. Last visit, the resident handled the entire visit, and the doctor came in toward the end, and left abruptly
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NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
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Dr. Kernan is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
34 Years Experience
Universidad De Navarra
Graduated in 1984
St Josephs Hospital And Health Center
Dr. Michael T Kernan Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire PPO
- Excellus BluePPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP HMO
- MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsSAINT JOSEPHS PHYSICIANS, 4104 Medical Center Dr, Fayetteville, NY
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