Carolinas HealthCare System

Kent W. Kercher, MD

  • Clinical Interests
  • Biography
CMC Surgery
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-355-1813
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Carolinas Hernia Institute
1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: 704-355-1813
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Practice Website
Carolinas Medical Center
Specialty: General Surgery
Completion Year: 1999
University of Massachusetts
Specialty: Minimally Invasive Surgery
Completion Year: 2000

University of North Carolina
Completion Year: 1994
Board Certification  
American Board of Surgery
Clinical Interest
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Digestive System Surgeries
  • Abdominal Masses
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Malignant Lesions
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Colectomy
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Kidney Transplant
  • Adrenal surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Gall Bladder Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Inguinal Hernias
  • Nephrectomy
  • Spleen Removal
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Splenectomy
Biography Kent Kercher, MD, specializes in minimally invasive solid organ, gastrointestinal and hernia repair surgery. His clinical interests include laparoscopic nephrectomy for benign and malignant kidney diseases, refinement of techniques for minimally invasive hernia repair and research in the use of biomaterials for hernia repair.

Dr. Kercher has been recognized by his peers as one of the Top Surgeons in North Carolina for eight consecutive years. He has written 12 book chapters, co-authored more than 160 peer reviewed publications and reviews manuscripts for several professional journals. Dr. Kercher lectures nationally and internationally, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and serves on the Board of Governors for the American Hernia Society.