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Jonathan Kessler, M.D.

Clinical Expertise
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

With certification in both diagnostic and interventional radiology, Jonathan Kessler, M.D., helps detect and treat a wide variety of cancers.

Dr. Kessler joined City of Hope in 2012. He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania and completed his training at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA and University of California, Los Angeles.

A prolific lecturer and author since his internship days, Dr. Kessler has delivered papers and presentations on colon, liver and lung cancer.


City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road

Duarte, CA 91010

  • Schoellhammer HF, Goldner B, Merchant SJ, Kessler J, Fong Y, Singh G. Colorectal liver metastases: making the unresectable resectable using irreversible electroporation for microscopic positive margins: a case report BMC Cancer 2015
  • Kessler J, Hathout G. Dominant posterior-variant alien hand syndrome after acute left parietal infarction.  Clin Neurol Neurosurg 2009 Sep; 111 (7): 633-5.
  • Kessler J, Levine MS, Rubesin SE, Rombeau JL, Laufer I. Accuracy of retrograde ileostomy radiographic examination for detecting small bowel abnormalities. AJR 2008 Feb; 190 (2): 353-360.
  • Kessler J, Trerotola SO. Use of the Amplatzer vascular plug for embolization of a large retroperitoneal shunt during TIPS for gastric variceal bleeding. Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2006 Jan;17 (1) :135-40.
  • Ross HM, Li C, Rosenthal J, Kessler J. Laparoscopic colon resection for polyps: A good novice case?  Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2006 June; 49 (6): 879-882.
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