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Michael Kerner
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  • Gastroenterology
Accepting new patients

Appointments: Call 973-467-1313


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25 Morris Avenue Gastroenterology

25 Morris Avenue
Springfield, NJ 07081
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Abdominal pain and bloating
  • Achalasia
  • Barrett’s Esophagus and ablation of Barrett’s
  • C. difficile infection
  • Celiac disease
  • Chronic constipation
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Colon cancer
  • Colonoscopy
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Disorders of the Esophagus
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Esophageal motility disorders
  • Esophageal strictures
  • Family history of colon cancer and other cancers
  • Gastroesophageal reflux and heartburn
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Genetic syndromes with risk of colon cancer
  • H. Pylori infection
  • IBD
  • Infections of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Conditions
  • Liver disease
  • Multidisciplinary treatment of colon cancer
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Removal of colon polyps
  • Screening for colon polyps and prevention of cancer
  • Screening for esophageal cancer
  • Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Zenker’s Diverticulum

Accepted Insurances

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Training and Education

Medical School

  • MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC


  • Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


  • NYU Medical Center Bellevue, Manhattan VA Hospital, New York, NY


  • NYU Medical Center Bellevue, Manhattan VA Hospital, New York, NY

About Me

Michael B. Kerner, MD, FACP, FACG is a member of Summit Health’s Gastroenterology team. Dr. Kerner’s general areas of expertise include colonoscopy, biliary disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), inflammatory bowel disease, hepatitis C, and irritable bowel syndrome.

He takes a patient-centered approach to care; spending quality time and satisfying patient needs are his priorities for every appointment.

“Medicine is fascinating,” he says, adding that it’s offered him the privilege to build meaningful relationships and the ability to help create a healthier world.

Dr. Kerner has consistently been named a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly, a New York City-based research and information company that publishes the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area guide. He also has been recognized in Jersey’s Best magazine’s annual Top Doctors list.

Dr. Kerner has published articles of original research in biliary lipid metabolism in recognized medical journals.

In his free time, he enjoys photography, art, and spectator sports—especially football and basketball. He’s also engaged health care reform and human rights efforts