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Dr. Steven Kern, MD

General Surgery* Age 56
Dr. Steven Kern, MD
4.5 (19 Ratings)
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Dr. Steven Kern, MD

General Surgery* Age 56
Maple Grove, MN
Accepting new patients
30 years of experience


Dr. Steven Kern, MD works in Maple Grove, MN as a General Surgery Specialist and has 30 years experience.

They graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1994. Dr. Kern completed a residency at Via Christi Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kern has has worked on more claims relating to Umbilical Hernia and Incisional Hernia than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Kern has received an average rating of 4.5 from patients and has been reviewed 19 times. They are affiliated with North Memorial Health-Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Health-Robbinsdale Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Kern also speaks Spanish. Dr. Kern practices at Practice in Maple Grove, MN and has additional offices in Minneapolis, MN and Buffalo, MN.

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  • Group Value Network (Select Network)-MN
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Open Access
  • Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • HealthyBlue 2.0
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  1. 1 Platinum Health LLC
    9825 Hospital Dr Ste 105, Maple Grove, MN 55369
  2. 2 Maple Grove Hospital
    9875 Hospital Dr, Maple Grove, MN 55369
  3. 3 Office
    3300 Oakdale Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55422
  4. 4 Buffalo Hospital
    303 Catlin St, Buffalo, MN 55313
    08:30 - 17:00
    08:00 - 17:00
    08:30 - 18:00
    08:30 - 17:00
    08:30 - 17:00

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May 12, 2023
Dr. Kern saved my life with an emergency surgery. At follow-up visits he was friendly, informative, prompted for and answered my questions thoroughly. He offered follow-up that I would not have expected. He has excellent follow-through and communication skills.
— May 12, 2023
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Medical Education
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
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  • Creighton University Medical Center - Saint Joseph


Residency Hospital
  • Via Christi Regional Medical Center
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Dr. Steven Kern, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Kern accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Kern accepts here.

Dr. Kern frequently sees patients for Umbilical Hernia and Incisional Hernia.

Yes, Dr. Kern speaks Spanish. See Dr. Kern's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Kern has a star rating of 4.5/5 and has been reviewed 19 times.

Dr. Kern has been practicing as a General Surgery Specialist for 30 years.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • North Memorial Health-Maple Grove Hospital
  • North Memorial Health-Robbinsdale Hospital

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Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)