About the Doctor
Originally from Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Kessler completed his medical training at The University of the Witwatersrand and his residency at the University of Colorado. Dr. Kessler is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecologists and is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
For over 30 years Dr. Kessler has been in private practice in Santa Monica. Dr. Kessler is specially trained to treat and manage high-risk pregnancies. Furthermore, Dr. Kessler specializes in minimally invasive surgeries and menopause management.
At St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Dr. Kessler currently serves as chairman of the Surgical Services Review Committee. He has previously served as chairman of the Ob-Gyn Committee, chairman of the Perinatal Committee, and as a member of the Board of Directors at St. John’s Health Center. Dr. Kessler was named a “Southern California Super Doctor” from 2007 to 2011.
Dr. Kessler is currently a member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Association of Gynecological Laparoscopy, North American Menopause Society, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, and Los Angeles County Medical Association.