Dr. Kenneth Kesler MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Kenneth Kesler is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Indiana University Health University Hospital and Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Kesler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Indiana University Health University Hospital and one of 6 at Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Indiana University Health University Hospital
Ranked #30 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1984

Indiana University School of Medicine
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1984 - 1985

St Louis University School of Medicine
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1985 - 1987

Indiana University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The prognostic value of architectural patterns in a study of 37 type AB thymomas.
Vladislav, I. T.,Gökmen-Polar, Y.,Kesler, K. A.,Loehrer, P. J.,Badve, S.

The prognostic value of architectural patterns in a study of 37 type AB thymomas.
Vladislav, I. T.,Gökmen-Polar, Y.,Kesler, K. A.,Loehrer, P. J.,Badve, S.

Treatment of esophageal leaks, fistulae, and perforations with temporary stents: evaluation of efficacy, adverse events, and factors associated with successful outcomes.
El Hajj, I. I.,Imperiale, T. F.,Rex, D. K.,Ballard, D.,Kesler, K. A.,Birdas, T. J.,Fatima, H.,Kessler, W. R.,Dewitt, J. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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