Florence, KY, March 13, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Keith Kessler, M.D., was hired by Visiting Physicians Association® (VPA®, www.visitingphysicians.com) to join its Florence, Ky., office located at 47 Cavalier Blvd. (Suite 120).
The addition of Kessler makes him among the more than 145 highly qualified physicians across 29 locations in eight states available to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of seniors. VPA, America’s leader in house call medicine and specialists in geriatric care, also has offices in Michigan, Texas, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, Wisconsin and Virginia. The Florence, Ky. office covers northern Kentucky, including Boone, Pendleton, Kenton, Campbell, Bracken, Grant and Gallatin Counties.
Kessler comes to VPA after serving as a solo practitioner in Ludlow, Ky., where he has worked since 1988. During that time, he also held a position as the medical director/staff physician (primary care) at the Boone County Detention Center.
Kessler held a similar capacity in primary care from 1987-1995 with Locum Tenens Assignments. From 1982 to 1987, he gained valuable experience in Emergency Medicine and EMT/Paramedic Training while working in the Suburban General Emergency Room, Covington Health Center and Aliquippa Hospital Emergency Room. He also served as a house physician at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in northern Kentucky during that time.
Kessler earned his medical doctorate from American University of Caribbean in 1981 and completed both his internship and professional externship at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
For more information, call 859-283-0544 or 800-546-4117, or go to www.visitingphysicians.com.
Visiting Physicians Association® (VPA®) is the nation’s leader in house call medicine with 29 locations across 8 states. VPA physicians provide comprehensive medical care in the home and specialize in the care of geriatric and home bound patients. Their services include but are not limited to physical examinations, ongoing treatment plans, medication management, coordination of home care services and reviews for authorizations. For more information, call 877-HOUSECALL or visit www.visitingphysicians.com.