Robert C. Kern, MD

Robert C. Kern, MD

4.7 
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Primary Specialty

Otolaryngology

Secondary Specialty

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College - 1985
Residency:
Wayne State University School of Medicine - 1990

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery - Otolaryngology (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.7
4.7 

123 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

98 Reviews

November 15, 2020

5.0

Great doctor. He is down to earth.

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November 15, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern and his staff are the best!

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Very satisfied with Dr Kern

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern and his staff are direct, clear professional and they care. I always feel well-heard and I leave with a clear or clearer understanding of what's happening in my body. I trust Dr Kern

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Professional. No nonsense. Speaks to you in plain English.

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November 06, 2020

5.0

Excellent care by Dr. Kern

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November 04, 2020

4.0

Very helpful

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November 04, 2020

4.0

Excellent care regarding my problem

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November 04, 2020

5.0

He answers all my questions and makes me feel confident about his diagnosis.

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November 04, 2020

5.0

Never have to wait beyond my scheduled appointment time.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

He was very informative and he did not rush me.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

The facility and staff were very helpful.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Reviewed all my concerns and care was taken that examine was not intrusive.

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Readily able to get an appointment. Attendants very concerned that all issues were addressed.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

I used doctor Kern for a surgery in 1996. Almost 25 years later he remembers me like it was yesterday. The surgery worked before but he is not rushing anyone to do it again.He listens to the patient and makes sure the condition can't be solved in a less invasive manner. All doctors should be like this.

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October 26, 2020

5.0

Fabulous staff! Fabulous doctors! An unbelievable commitment to the patient on a personal basis. I would never ever go anywhere else.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Meticulous and excellent professional behavior

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Very welcoming and professional stsff

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Straight forward bedside manner. He get right to the point. He's not like some other doctors that beat around the bush?üßê

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Superior service from the moment I walked in through the entire process.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

He knows his stuff.

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October 16, 2020

5.0

Very attentive and caring and good recommendations.

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern has been the first doctor to actually pay attention to my problem, diagnose it and fix it, all in a short amount of time. He is also funny and has a relaxed and personable demeanor which makes him comfortable to be around

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October 13, 2020

5.0

This office has a great team, from the people in the office to the nurses, anesthesiologists and doctors. Thanks for being so nice and changing my life everyone!

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Great Doctor

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October 13, 2020

5.0

Excellent healthcare and service

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October 09, 2020

5.0

He is great doctor

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Care is impeccable

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October 09, 2020

5.0

Again, he seemed very knowledgeable. His recommended next steps and reasoning were clear. I appreciated that he planned to follow up with My GP directly.

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October 09, 2020

5.0

All of the people I met seemed to know what they were doing. It was a bonus that they were all pleasant too.The signage is remarkably poor. I asked at least three people to find the right place and was directed to multiple locations by staff while searching.

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and a nice personality

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October 03, 2020

5.0

Exceptional care and service

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Professional and very determined to help me with my chronic nasal polyps.

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October 02, 2020

5.0

Professional and very determined to help me with my chronic nasal polyps.

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October 02, 2020

4.0

Efficient and made recommendations and explained the situation. Good with procedure. Not sure if reccos will solve issue yet.

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October 02, 2020

4.0

Seemed knowledgable and efficient

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Kind, caring, and skilled physician.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Great care and compassion.

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September 29, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern addressed all of my concerns and gave me common sense advice based on medicine and knowledge. He also had a nice way about himself.

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September 25, 2020

2.0

The doctor spent very little time addressing my questions and seemed a little flippant. I don't know if he was just rushed but hard to feel cared for when they look in your mouth for 1 second and tell you you're fine or regurgitate the diagnosis you already told them you had. Also he did not address the questions I told the nurse and felt silly asking my remaining ones since he seemed like he was rushing out the office. Didn't even bother to close the door when he left. I'm sure he's a good doctor, but definitely didn't feel safe discussing my questions without being made to feel silly.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Great bedside manners tell you what to expect from him and his staff.

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September 23, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern is the best, totally keeps you informed in how he is going to treat you. His PA Marisa is so thoughtful of your health and needs she's right on top of everything that's going on.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

He seemed concerned and was informative.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

The doctor and his assistant were both thorough and attentive. The wait was not long.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

He is very good.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

They treat me good.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern is the best. Would recommend him to anyone that needs an ENT.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

His knowledge.

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September 18, 2020

5.0

Doctor was thorough in concluding his diagnosis.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

I liked my interaction with Dr. Kern. He examined my sinuses and gave me all my options without making me feel pressured to make drastic decisions.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Everyone on staff is very nice and hospitable. You feel like they are there for you and want the best quality of life for you.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern was thorough and put me at ease. He answered all my questions and concerns. I highly recommend him.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Staff was friendly and efficient

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September 15, 2020

5.0

he is friendly and \gets the job done\"."

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September 15, 2020

5.0

i was seen pretty much when my appt. was scheduled. everyone was friendly.

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September 13, 2020

5.0

Results.

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September 11, 2020

4.0

He knows his business makes me feel that I'm ok not to worry, tells me what do to be ok.

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September 11, 2020

4.0

Very informative

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September 11, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern has solved my problems. He communicates honestly.

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Very pleasant MD

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September 10, 2020

5.0

Solved my problemDr Kern is very pleasant

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August 21, 2020

5.0

Good guy honest.

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August 19, 2020

5.0

Very friendly. Make you feel comfortable. Takes pride in his work.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

Nice visit. Very helpful

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Very thoughtful, great at explaining and concerned for the patients well being.

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August 11, 2020

5.0

Dr. Kern is very knowledgeable and understanding.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

I appreciate the attention of Dr Kern and his staff to take care of my healthcare needs.

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August 07, 2020

5.0

Excellent and informed feedback on my condition.

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August 03, 2020

4.0

Friendly and knowledgeable on my condition and what would be an appropriate and best choice of action.

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August 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Keen is an excellent physician. He has gave my husband wonderful care. He's knowledgeable and has a good beside manner. He has performed sinus surgery on my husband three times and it has not been easy.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Excellent doctor and staff . Efficient and timely .

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July 31, 2020

5.0

I love Dr.Kern... I have had surgeries without pain. Love him!

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July 29, 2020

5.0

excellent service. Great doctor

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July 29, 2020

5.0

The Dr is very professional , competent and personable. He is on time with his appointments.

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July 27, 2020

5.0

Was seen at my appointment time.Didn't have to sit in exam room for a long period of time..Dr was veto informative and polite

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July 08, 2020

5.0

I can breathe!!!! I waited 24 years to get this done!!! Thumbs up to Dr. Kern!!!

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Very thoughtful

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr immediately displayed a caring and concern attitude for the symptoms I conveyed to him.. Bedside manner gets a 10++ from me.. Also gave a referral to me for follow up... and conveyed that he would follow up with my primary physician.

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July 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern is professional, caring and very thorough.

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June 29, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern is professional , personable and straight forward.

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June 26, 2020

5.0

Thoughtful, through and kind

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June 21, 2020

5.0

He is an amazing doctor

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June 17, 2020

5.0

His expertise in solving my vein problem.

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June 16, 2020

5.0

Dr is knowledgeable spends time to answer questions

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June 15, 2020

5.0

Dr Kern had good communication skills and provided good care during the appointment

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Professionalism

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June 14, 2020

5.0

Dr kern is very patient and amazing, he explains things really well. I would highly recommend

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June 13, 2020

5.0

addressed all my questions, provided clear explanation of issues and what to do moving forward

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Very Thorough doctor and he listened

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June 12, 2020

5.0

Great doctor very personable

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June 11, 2020

5.0

My visits to see Robert C. Kern, MD are always wonderful! He is so helpful and knowledgable, and listens to my needs and concerns and provides always provides great care.

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June 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Keen is the consummate physician. He assessed the current state of my sinuses, discussed treatment and advised to see him in 6 months.

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June 08, 2020

2.0

I felt Dr. Kern had a preconceived idea of what was wrong with me - that he didn't listen to what I was saying, but knew what he would see. He also kept messing with his mask and then didn't wash his hands or use hand sanitizer before putting on his gloves.

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June 08, 2020

5.0

I have been with Dr Kern for over 10 years. He is personable, gives details of any procedures scheduled so one can make an informed decision

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June 08, 2020

5.0

He's very thorough and explains everything. Thank you

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June 08, 2020

5.0

Patient. Took time. He listened to my concerns and came up with suggestions for my health I had not heard before.

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Outstanding Doctor. Listens to you, check you and gives you information for the future

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June 01, 2020

5.0

Always friendly, professional and extremely knowledgeable.

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