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Kessler Primary Care: (913) 257-5401

St. Joseph Medical Center Expands into Overland Park With Affiliation of Dr. Alan Kessler

Meet Alan Kessler, D.O.

JeremyDr. Kessler is a longtime Kansas City resident with over 20 years of practice as a Doctor of Osteopathy, specializing in family medicine. Dr. Kessler enjoys the interaction with patients and their families. “I am looking forward to joining the high-quality healthcare team at St. Joseph Medical Center,” he says.

Jodi Fincher, the hospital’s CEO, says that Dr. Kessler has the highest recommendations as a physician who listens and cares for each individual patient. “Dr. Kessler treats patients with the utmost kindness,” she says. “His patients regularly commend him as knowledgeable and personable, bringing a wonderful sense of humor while being wholly and personally committed to their care.”

After earning his D.O. from the University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Kessler completed his internship at the University of Kansas Medical Center Internal Medicine and his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Family Medicine. Dr. Kessler is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, a 2020 Healthgrades Honor Roll recipient, and one of the few doctors in the state of Kansas who is board certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. He is a proud member of the American Academy of family physician and Obesity Medical Association. He was a lead investigator in the ‘90s for Tamiflu, one of the first drugs to treat Influenza B.

A 5-Year Honoree of the Compassionate Doctor Award, Dr. Kessler has been recognized with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the nation based on experiences shared by patients. Dr. Kessler is also an 8-time recipient of the Patients’ Choice Award — given to only 1% of all doctors in the United States who have received near perfect scores by patients who credit them with making a difference in their lives.

Meet Annie Gorham, APRN

JeremyAnnie Gorham, APRN FNP-BC is a family nurse practitioner, board certified by the AANP. She received her bachelor of science degree from Walden University and her master of science in nursing, from Graceland University. Her philosophy of care is combining lifestyle changes, medical and pharmaceutical management to obtain optimal wellness for patients. Practice interests include family practice and care for acute and chronic disease processes for all ages. Annie was raised in Northern rural Missouri, however she has lived and worked in the Kansas City Metro area for the past 5 years. In her free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with family, weight lifting and Muay Thai low kick boxing.

Dr. Kessler and Annie are accepting new patients. You can schedule an appointment by calling 913-257-5401.

Kessler Primary Care
6740 W 121st St #300
Overland Park, KS 66209