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Dr. Bruce Kerner, MD

General Surgery*
2.9 (25)
Map Pin Small Columbus, OH
Accepting new patients
40 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Bruce Kerner, MD

Dr. Bruce Kerner, MD is a Surgeon in Columbus, OH. They specialize in General Surgery, has 40 years of experience, and is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery. They graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School and is affiliated with OhioHealth Grant Medical Center and Riverside Methodist Hospital. Dr. Kerner, completed a residency at North Shore University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Kerner an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Kerner works at Practice in Columbus, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Anal or Rectal Pain and Colorectal Cancer along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Cigna and Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kerner's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Office
    4882 E Main St Ste 220, Columbus, OH 43213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (614) 864-1000
  2. 2
    Central Ohio Colon and Rectal Ctr Inc.
    5965 E Broad St Ste 120, Columbus, OH 43213 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (614) 864-1000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital

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Treatment frequency



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Anal or Rectal Pain
Colorectal Cancer
Anoscopy
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Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Hemorrhoids
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pelvic Abscess
Small Intestine Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Colectomy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Wedge Resection Colon
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Prolapse
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Tract Cancer
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Esophageal Cancer
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallstones
Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pouchitis
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Tubo-Ovarian Abscess
Umbilical Hernia
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Abdominal Hysterectomy
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Anal Cauterization
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Colostomy
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Anal Tags
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy with Robotic Assist
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastrotomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Sphincterotomy
Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Vaginectomy
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Stomach
Wound Repair
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    2.9
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    Based on 25 ratings
    Patient Ratings (25)
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    4 Star
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    1 Star
    (13)
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    About Dr. Bruce Kerner, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 40 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1659357333
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • UMDNJ/Rw Johnson Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • St Vincent Hospital Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Bruce Kerner, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kerner is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kerner has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kerner has seen patients for Anal or Rectal Pain and Colorectal Cancer, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kerner on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    25 patients have reviewed Dr. Kerner. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kerner.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kerner, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kerner appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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