Dr. Robert Kern MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. Robert Kern is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medical Center and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Kern accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Northwestern Medical Center and one of 42 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: General Otolaryngology/ENT

Hospital Affiliation

Northwestern Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Ranked #17 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Education & Medical Training

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1985–1986

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1986–1990

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified in Otolaryngology

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Publications & Presentations

13th Annual Charleston Magnolia Conference
2013 5 31

Triological Society: Combined Sections Meeting
2013 1 24

The prevalence of bacterial infection in acute rhinosinusitis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Shintani Smith, S.,Ference, E. H.,Evans, C. T.,Tan, B. K.,Kern, R. C.,Chandra, R. K.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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