Specializing in mesothelioma treatment, specifically extrapleural pneumonectomy and pleurectomy/decortication, Dr. Kernstine graduated from Duke University. Dr. Kemp Kernstine studied as a resident in general thoracic track at Harvard Medical School. He was also a general surgery resident at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Kernstine is currently the Chairman of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Care Center and specializes in the treatment of mesothelioma, esophageal and lung cancers. Dr. Kernstine’s focus is on robotic interventions and similar minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Kernstine was a professor and medical doctor at the Beckman Research Institute in Duarte, California, the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Iowa College of Medicine.
Duke University - 1982
University of Minnesota and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
University of Minnesota
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Care Center
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Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery in Lung Cancer Resection: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Controlled Trials.
Cheng D1, Downey RJ, Kernstine K, Stanbridge R, Shennib H, Wolf R, Ohtsuka T, Schmid R, Waller D, Fernando H, Yim A, Martin J.See more >>
A practical guide of the southwest oncology group to measure malignant pleural mesothelioma tumors by RECIST and modified RECIST criteria.
Tsao AS1, Garland L, Redman M, Kernstine K, Gandara D, Marom EM.See more >>
High-resolution mapping of DNA methylation in lung cancer with tiling microarrays.
Tibor A. Rauch,* Xueyan Zhong,* Xiwei Wu,† Melody Wang,* Kemp H. Kernstine,‡ Zunde Wang,* Arthur D. Riggs,*§ and Gerd P. Pfeifer*§See more >>
Society of Surgical Oncology
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Thoracic Society
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Western Thoracic Surgical Association