See All Orthopedic Surgeons in Washington, DC
Dr. Michael Kessler, MD Icon-share Share Profile
icon-circle-check
Link Copied!
Profile link copied to clipboard!

Dr. Michael Kessler, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.8 (37)
Map Pin Small Washington, DC
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Kessler, MD

Dr. Michael Kessler, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 19 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE and is affiliated with Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Kessler, completed a residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. Patients rated Dr. Kessler an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Kessler works at MedStar Health: Orthopedics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC with other offices in Chevy Chase, MD. They frequently treat conditions like Limb Pain, Joint Pain and Tenosynovitis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Advertisement
These providers are on the medical staff of Reston Hospital Center
Compare with other Orthopedic Surgery Specialists
Compare with other nearby providers
These providers are on the medical staff of Reston Hospital Center.

Dr. Kessler's Office Locations

  1. 1
    MedStar Health: Orthopedics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
    3800 Reservoir Rd NW, Washington, DC 20007 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (202) 444-8766
  2. 2
    1120 20th Street, NW
    1120 20th St Nw, Washington, DC 20036 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (202) 416-2000
  3. 3
    MedStar Health: Orthopedics at Chevy Chase
    5454 Wisconsin Ave Fl 11, Chevy Chase, MD 20815 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (301) 215-9423

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

Admitting hospitals are where the provider is credentialed to see patients, perform procedures, and send patients for continuous care.

  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

NEW FEATURE

What is treatment frequency?

Our treatment frequency feature helps you understand howoften a provider performs or treats a specificprocedure/condition compared to other doctors. Providersrank in one of four frequency categories:

Very HighFrequency
HighFrequency
NormalFrequency
May Perform

Specific procedures/conditions that don’t haveenough data are indicated with “May Perform”. We encourageyou to contact the provider with questions about theirexperience.

Search for conditions or procedures.
Limb Pain
Joint Pain
Tenosynovitis

Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Limb Pain
Joint Pain
Tenosynovitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Dupuytrens Contracture
Neuroplasty
De Quervain's Disease
Trigger Finger
Carpal Tunnel Release
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Ankle Fracture
Broken Arm
Fibular Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
  • View other providers who treat Gout
Humerus Fracture
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Wrist Fracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Arthrocentesis
De Quervain's Release
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Wound Repair
Wrist Replacement
Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
Back Pain
Birthmark
Bone Cancer
Bursitis
  • View other providers who treat Bursitis
Cervical Radiculopathy
Congenital Hand Anomaly
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Femur Fracture
Foot Infection
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Infective Arthritis
Lateral Epicondylitis
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lupus
  • View other providers who treat Lupus
Medial Epicondylitis
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuropathy
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteopenia
Osteophyte of Hand
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sciatica
  • View other providers who treat Sciatica
Scoliosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Wrist Osteophyte
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture Repair
Arm Surgery
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Bursal Drainage
Carpal Tunnel Injection
Congenital Hand Surgery
Debridement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture Repair
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Femur or Knee
Excision of Ganglion
Excision of Humerus
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Excision of Skin Lesion
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fusion
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand Reconstruction
Hand Surgery
Hand Tendon Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Dislocation
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
Partial Hip Replacement
Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Simple Fracture Care and Casting
Skin Grafts
Spinal Fusion
Synovial Biopsy
Tendon Repair
Tendon Surgery
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
Wrist Reconstruction
Wrist Surgery
Check your insurance
    Close Icon
    Please double-check when making an appointment.

    View All Accepted Carriers

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Midwest Health Plan
    • MultiPlan
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • UnitedHealthCare

    * Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

    Ratings & Reviews
    Reviews are displayed in date order and collected from patients who have agreed to reporting accurate and fair reviews. Providers with no reviews may have a new FindCare profile, or no submitted reviews on FindCare yet.

    Learn more about how FindCare's ratings and reviews work

    3.8
    Average provider rating
    Based on 37 ratings
    Patient Ratings (37)
    5 Star
    (24)
    4 Star
    (2)
    3 Star
    (1)
    2 Star
    (1)
    1 Star
    (9)
    Leave a review

    How was your appointment with Dr. Kessler?

    Read more reviews on Healthgrades
    Photo: Dr. Michael Kessler, MD
    How would you rate your experience with Dr. Michael Kessler, MD?
    • Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kessler to family and friends

    Dr. Kessler's Office & Staff

    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Experience with Dr. Kessler

    • Level of trust in provider's decisions
    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    • How well provider listens and answers questions
    • Hpends appropriate amount of time with patients

    Tell Us About Yourself

    • Your gender:
    • Your age group:
    • Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:

    Finish Here

    • How would you like to confirm your survey information?
      Standard text messaging and data rates may apply.
    Thank you for sharing your feedback about Dr. Michael Kessler, MD.

    About Dr. Michael Kessler, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    • *Healthline does not verify qualifications for medical specialties. Please verify your provider's specialty and qualifications directly with your provider and applicable medical board.
    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
    Years of Experience
    Years of experience represents how long a provider has been practicing in their field since graduating from medical school. Not all providers will have this information available.

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1982926523
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Philadelphia Hand Ctr-Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    Residency
    Internship
    • North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • ALBANY MEDICAL COLLEGE
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Michael Kessler, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kessler is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Kessler has seen patients for Limb Pain, Joint Pain and Tenosynovitis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kessler on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Kessler. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kessler.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kessler, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kessler 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.

    Telehealth Options
    This provider has not specified a telehealth appointment method. Would you still like to make an appointment with Dr. Kessler, or would you like to choose another provider and have an online appointment right now?
    Find provider online now
    Call now to make an appointment
    (202) 444-8766

    Are you Dr. Michael Kessler, MD?

    Claim your profile through Healthgrades to keep it updated and reach more patients.

    It’s free and only takes a minute.

    CLAIM MY PROFILE

    Search

    Primary Care
    Close Icon