Kent Kercher, MD

  • General Surgery
Kent Kercher, MD
Atrium Health Provider
Accepts New Patients
Treats Only Adults
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About

Practicing Specialties

General Surgery

Clinical Interests

Abdominal MassesAdrenal SurgeryAdrenal TumorsAdrenalectomyAppendectomyCholecystectomyColectomyDigestive System SurgeriesGeneral SurgeryHernia SurgeryInguinal Hernia RepairInguinal HerniasKidney TransplantLaparoscopic Colorectal SurgeryLaparoscopic Gall Bladder SurgeryLaparoscopic Hernia RepairLaparoscopic Solid Organ SurgeryLaparoscopic SurgeryLaparoscopyMalignant LesionsNephrectomySpleen RemovalSplenectomyVentral Hernia Repair

Languages

  • English

Biography

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.

Credentials

Board Certifications

Kent Kercher, MD certified by American Board of Surgery

Medical Education

The University of North Carolina

Residencies

Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, General Surgery

Fellowships

University of Massachusetts, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Ratings and Reviews

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