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Dr. Bradley Kessler

Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Babylon, NY
40 years experience male

Locations

Pediatric Specialty Care Center

Babylon, NY

Address

655 Deer Park Ave, Babylon, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(631) 321-2186

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Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Yes: There are many serotypes(genetic variations) of the virus so depending on what serotype you were exposed to another serotype can cause reoccurrence of... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Bowel obstruction: When bowel telescopes into bowel this is an intussusception. Examples include colon into colon, small bowel into colon or colon into small bowel or sm... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Try alternatives: I use a fodmap diet for many of my ibs patients especially ibs-d. Anticholinergics help as well at time such as levsin (hyoscyamine).
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Post operative pain: It is common to have incision pain after surgery. Pain in the groin can be also caused by nerve entrapment, and scar tissue that forms. If there is vo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Giardia: Giardia can be a trigger for ibs as can any infection. Giardia usually involves the small bowel and not the colon.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
EoE: EoE is a mixed form of allergy T and B cell mediated. If a person is allergic to wheat(gluten) then it should be avoided completely to improve the E... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Possibly: There are some forms of gerd that are familiar or genetic. However there are non-familiar or non-genetic causes/risks including obesity and smoking.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Yes: Apple are a highly ferment able fruit and should be avoided. Look up a fodmop diet. This should helped.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Yes and no: Sibo is a difficult diagnosis and can be attributed to many GI symptoms. The diagnosis is usually made by breath test or intubation of the small bowel... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Yes: There are some risks in that previous surgery can let to scar tissue formation and this can make the fundoplication surgery more difficult for the sur... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Reflux: Lying on your stomach can lead to increased stomach pressure which can then lead to more stomach material (bile, acid, enzymes) refluxing into your e... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
GI reflux(GER): Ger can be acute, intermittent or chronic. Sometimes life style issues can contribute such as being overweight, smoking, alcohol and eating habits. A ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Diarrhea: Celiac disease does not cause fever. I do not worry about color unless the stools have blood, tarry color, or acholic ie without color. C diff usuall... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
This sounds like IBS: While the history suggests ibs other conditions such as celiac disease should be ruled out. Nausea can be part any parcel of functional dyspepsia whic... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
No problem: Only worry about color if there is red-blood, no color ie pale or white or tarry black. Color changes based on what you eat.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
No it does not: IBS is a functional GI disorder which causes abdominal pain with alteration of bowel pattern. It does does not leave tenderness as one had a muscular ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Kessler
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Extraintestinal: There are many extra intestinal manifestation of ulcerative colitis including the eye and the joints. This can include arthritis and arthralgia. Ey... Read More

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Dr. Kessler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Northshore
Completed 1985

Awards

2001- 2012 Castle & Connolly's America's Top Doctors List (annual)
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