Dr. Michael W. Kessler MD, Hand Surgeon
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Dr. Michael W. Kessler MD

Hand Surgeon | Surgery of the Hand

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest Main Hospital Buildi Washington District of Columbia, 20007



Michael W. Kessler, MD, MPH, works at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington DC.  Dr. Kessler specializes in hand, elbow, and wrist conditions and surgery.  These include arthroscopies, reconstruction, and tendon and nerve trauma.  Dr. Kessler also serves as an Assistant Professor, Center for Hand & Elbow, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery for Georgetown.  Among his many accolades, Dr. Kessler was nominated for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Charles Neer Award, as well as the Joseph H. Boyes Award from the American Society for the Hand. He was also published in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, as well as other medical publications. 

Education and Training

Albany Medical College

Albany Medical College - Union University 2005

Board Certification

Board Eligible- Orthopedic Surgery

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 18 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Hand Surgery

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Hosted a Webinar for the American Society of Hand Therapists -


  • Trigger Finger
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Pain
  • Ganglion Cyst


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center (General Surgery)


  • Philadelphia Hand Center/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (Hand Surgery)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Association for Hand Surgery

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard Work

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Medical Mission to Uganda and Kenya

Dr. Michael W. Kessler MD's Practice location

3800 Reservoir Road Northwest Main Hospital Buildi -
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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New patients: 202-444-0659, 202-444-6881, 202-444-8766

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