Dr. Craig Martin Kessler, MD

Dr. Craig Martin Kessler, MD

Dr. Craig Martin Kessler, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 444-1229

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Specialties
  • Hematology
Conditions I Treat
  • adverse effects to anticoagulants
  • amyloidosis
  • anemia
  • anemia and bone marrow disorders
  • anemia of chronic disease
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Procedures I Perform
  • anticoagulation
  • bone marrow biopsy
About the Provider

Dr. Craig Kessler is a professor, Department of Medicine and Pathology, in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also the Director, Coagulation Laboratory, Division of Laboratory Medicine, in the Department of Pathology.

He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital and Clinic. He completed his fellowship in hematology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Kessler is an expert in internal medicine and hematology and has special interests in anemias, bleeding disorders, coagulation and platelet disorders, hematologic malignancies, myeloproliferative diseases, thrombophilias and hemophilias, and treatment of hematologic diseases.

Education
  • Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1978)
  • Residency Program: Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus (1976)
  • Medical School: Tulane School of Medicine (1973)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Insurance
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital