Get to know Otolaryngologist Dr. Marc M. Kerner, MD, FACS, who serves the population of California.
Dr. Marc Kerner, MD is an Otolaryngologist (ear, nose & throat) in Northridge, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat and facial plastic & reconstructive surgery.
Marc Kerner, MD, FACS is one of only 850 who obtained double board certification by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and The American Board of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Dr. Kerner began his medical career when he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California School of Medicine. While studying there, he received the Outstanding Student Research Award, Dean’s List honors, and was elected to the all-university honor society along with the Skull and Dagger Society for outstanding contributions to the university. He was the co-founder of the USC Journal of Medicine, a student-run, peer-reviewed journal that published articles from both faculty and students, and had a distribution of over 25,000 each quarter.
Driven to further his career in medicine, Dr. Kerner completed his surgical training at UCLA under the guidance of Paul Ward, MD, a pioneer in head and neck surgery. Furthermore, he completed a Fellowship in surgical research under a joint appointment with the Department of Molecular Pathology, as well as advanced microsurgical techniques with the Department of Plastic Surgery. Following the completion of his formal training, Dr. Kerner attended mini-fellowships in facial plastic surgery, sinus surgery, and minimally invasive thyroid surgery.
Currently, Dr. Kerner is on the clinical faculty at UCLA teaching medical students and residents at the Olive View-UCLA medical center as well as providing yearly instructional courses for advanced sinus and facial plastic surgical techniques.
In addition to his many contributions to the medical field, Dr. Kerner has written numerous articles, developed a number of cutting edge surgical techniques and instruments, and has lectured nationally and internationally. Dr. Kerner has been recognized as the best ENT by the Los Angeles Daily News, the California State Assembly, the California State Senate, and received numerous awards from national societies.
Dr. Kerner was the first to use computer-aided image guided technology for sinus surgery in southern California, the first to introduce powered instrumentation in sinus surgery to UCLA and the community, and balloon sinus technology, as well as the introduction of platelet gel technology in maxillofacial and facial plastic surgery.
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