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Jeffrey I. Kessler, MD

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My specialty:
Orthopedics

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Male

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I’m happy to have this chance to introduce myself to you and tell you about my practice. I am a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in pediatric spinal deformity, and I have been in practice at the Los Angeles Medical Center on Sunset since 2000.

Biography

I wanted to be a physician ever since I was a young child. My father, also a physician, took me to work with him at every opportunity while I was growing up, and I was always fascinated by the work and awed by the ability doctors have to help others.

About my practice

As a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, I am grateful for the opportunity to take care of and improve the lives of children every day. Although I enjoy the technical aspects of surgically treating kids’ deformities in the operating room, I also recognize the essential importance of spending time with and attending to these children’s and their parents’ needs outside of the operating room and in the clinic.

How I thrive

I exercise almost every day and feel that sports are a great outlet for children and adults alike. I travel as often as possible and spend most of my free time with my kids.

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My office

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My provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
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Orthopedics Department
4760 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • After-hours advice
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland , OH

Board certification

Orthopedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical training

Internship

Orthopedics

Stanford University Hospital
Stanford , CA

Residency

Orthopedics

Stanford University Hospital
Stanford , CA

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedic

Shriners Hospitals for Crippled Children
Salt Lake City , UT

Fellowship

Pediatric Orthopedic

Primary Children's Medical Center
Salt Lake City , UT

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2000

Active license information

License number

A55267

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1306913116
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My hospitals

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4867 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

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This page was last updated on:

03/25/2019