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Kent Kercher, MD

  • General Surgery

Kent Kercher, MD

  • General Surgery
Kent Kercher, MD
Atrium Health Provider
Accepts New Patients
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Practicing Specialties

  • General Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Abdominal Masses
  • Adrenal Surgery
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adrenalectomy
    • Appendectomy
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Colectomy
    • Digestive System Surgeries
    • General Surgery
    • Hernia Surgery
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernias
    • Kidney Transplant
    • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Laparoscopy
    • Malignant Lesions
    • Nephrectomy
    • Spleen Removal
    • Splenectomy
    • Ventral Hernia Repair


  • English


Kent Kercher, MD, specializes in minimally invasive solid organ, gastrointestinal and hernia repair surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign and malignant kidney diseases, refinement of techniques for minimally invasive hernia repair and research in the use of biomaterials for hernia repair. Dr. Kercher has been recognized by his peers as one of the Top Surgeons in North Carolina for eight consecutive years. He has written 12 book chapters, co-authored more than 160 peer reviewed publications and reviews manuscripts for several professional journals. Dr. Kercher lectures nationally and internationally, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and serves on the Board of Governors for the American Hernia Society.



Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Medical Education

  • The University of North Carolina


  • Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, General Surgery


  • University of Massachusetts, Minimally Invasive Surgery