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L. Joel J. Kessler, M.D.

Languages: Spanish, English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Kessler's philosophy is simple: Personalized patient care results in better treatment and outcomes. Together with his patients, Dr. Kessler endeavors to build cooperative relationships that foster a supportive and therapeutic environment. We do not take for granted the trust of our patients and we endeavor to earn that trust each day through our dedication and quality of care. Dr. L Joel Kessler is a board certified obstetrician and gynecologist and Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr Kessler's Santa Monica practice specializes in, but is not limited to, high risk pregnancies as well as peri and post menopause. For over 30 years, Dr. Kessler has built a practice that combines outstanding patient care and individualized treatment. Dr. Kessler's many awards and appointments at St. John's Health Center attest to his prodigious experience and expertise. In his many years in private practice, Dr. Kessler has consistently demonstrated his dedication to his patients and to his profession.
University Of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Medical School
University Of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
University Of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clinical Interests
  • Birth Control
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Menopause
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Women's Health
2021 Santa Monica Boulevard
Suite 240E

Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 453-2832
Affiliated Facilities
Providence Saint John's Health Center