After graduating from medical school he completed a one-year General Surgery internship at University Hospital in San Antonio. Dr. Kern completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in June, 2010. Following his residency, Dr. Kern completed a one year fellowship with an emphasis in Orthognathic (Corrective Jaw) and Reconstructive Surgery in Charlotte, North Carolina. Austin Oral Surgery was pleased to have him join our team in July 2011.
Dr. Kern has presented at multiple local and regional meetings on topics including maxillofacial trauma, dental implants, and orthognathic surgery. While he enjoys the complete scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, his clinical interests particularly include orthognathic surgery, bone grafting, and dental implantology. Born and raised in Austin and a graduate of McCallum High School, Dr. Kern is excited to provide compassionate care and further develop relationships with patients and colleagues in the Austin area. Dr. Kern practices at our North Central Austin office with Dr. Tom Weil and at our Marble Falls location.