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David O. Kessler, MD, MSc

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Education & Training

  • MD, 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • 2004 Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Bellevue Hospital Center

About David Kessler

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Research

EVER TRIED. EVER FAILED. NO MATTER. TRY AGAIN. FAIL AGAIN. FAIL BETTER. -SAMUEL BECKETT

Research Interests

  • Leveraging novel technology to improve education and care (Virtual Reality, Natural Language Proc
  • Novel point-of-care ultrasound uses (Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning)
  • Simulation-based systems improvement and change management

Grants

IDENTIFYING CHILDHOOD PNEUMONIA ON PORTABLE ULTRASOUND DEVICE (Private)

Jan 27 2020 - Jun 30 2020

INSPIRE NETWORK TRAINING FOR PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE (Private)

Apr 10 2015 - Apr 9 2019

THE VIROME OF MANHATTAN: A TESTBED FOR RADICALLY ADVANCING UNDERSTANDING AND FORECAST OF VIRAL RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS (Federal Gov)

Jan 1 2016 - Mar 6 2019

USING LEADERBOARDS TO IMPROVE CPR SIMULATION PRACTICE AMONG HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS (Private)

Jul 1 2015 - Jun 30 2017

MOBILE PEDIATRIC SIMULATION (Private)

Oct 1 2014 - Mar 1 2016

ASSESSING AND IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF CPR DELIVERED DURING SIMULATED PEDIATRIC CARDIAC ARREST USING (Private)

Jun 15 2011 - Nov 30 2014

MOBILE PEDIATRIC SIMULATION: ASSURING HIGH QUALITY PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE WHENEVER & WHEREVER IT IS NEEDED (Private)

Feb 1 2013 - Sep 30 2013

PATIENT OUTCOMES IN SIMULATION EDUCATION (Private)

Feb 1 2011 - Jan 31 2012