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Stuart Kessler

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
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    Dr. Stuart Kessler is a Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  He also serves in the capacity of Director of the Emergency Department at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Kessler is residency trained in both emergency medicine and internal medicine and board certified in emergency medicine. Dr. Kessler joined the Mount Sinai Program in 1995. He has built a strong, academic and clinical program at the Elmhurst Hospital Center Emergency Department by assembling a vibrant faculty with a commitment to clinical training. Dr. Kessler is a highly regarded member of the Elmhurst Medical Faculty and a former President of the Medical Executive Committee.  He continues to serve actively on the Board and Chairs the Hospital's Utilization Review/Case Management Committee. Dr. Kessler has been elected to the New York chapter of the Amercian College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Board of Directors.  His area of expertise includes trauma, informatics, and Emergency Medicine practice.

    Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:

    NYACEP Board of Directors

    Practice Management Committee, NYACEP

    NYACEP Representative to MSSNY House of Delegates

    Councilor NYACEP

    Co-Chair, HHC Trauma Council

    National ACEP Emergency Medicine Practice Committee



  • 2005 -
    Physician of the Year
    Elmhurst Hospital Center

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Kessler did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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