Physician Detail
Richard Todd Kershen, MD
Urology
Practice
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

65 Memorial Drive
Suite 430
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: (860) 947-8500
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harthosp.org/RichardKershen
Specialty
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive Urology
Urology
Practice
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group

Office(s)
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
65 Memorial Drive
Suite 430
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: (860) 947-8500
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
201 North Mountain Road
Suite 201
Plainville, CT 06062
Phone: (860) 223-3810
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About Richard Kershen
Dr. Richard Kershen, a Board Certified Urologic Surgeon with subspecialty fellowship certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery and expertise in urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction and reconstructive pelvic surgery in both women and men. Prior to joining Hartford Healthcare, Dr. Kershen practiced at the University of Vermont College of Medicine where he served as clinician, researcher, and educator at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Surgery/Division of Urology. In Vermont, he pioneered the development of, and served as Medical Director for Fletcher Allen Hospital’s Continence Center, the first multi-disciplinary center for the treatment of male and female pelvic disorders in New England. Dr. Kershen completed his Residency in Urologic Surgery at The Boston University School of Medicine followed by a two-year Fellowship in Female Urology, Voiding Dysfunction, Neurourology and Urodynamics at The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kershen is well published in scientific and medical journals and has presented original research at national and international conferences. He has participated in numerous clinical trials including studies of botulinum toxin (Botox) for the treatment of overactive bladder as well as novel injectable urethral bulking agents for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. His most recent research has involved understanding lower urinary tract dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease as well as the prevention and treatment of complications related to vaginal mesh. Dr. Kershen is a member of the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction, the International Continence Society, the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons, the American Urological Association and the New England Section of the AUA. He prides himself on providing expert and compassionate care to his patients.
Language
English
Areas Of Interest
Advance Male Sling
Artificial Urinary Sphincter
Botox
Cancer
Cystocele
Erectile Dysfunction
Fecal Incontinence
Female Urinary Incontinence
Female Urology
Fistula
Interstim
Male Stress Incontinence
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neurogenic Bladder
Overactive Bladder
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Prolapse
Rectocele
Robotic Surgery
Robotic Surgery - Urogynecology
Stress Incontinence
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Urethral Diverticulum
Urethral Stricture Disease
Urge Incontinence
Urinary Incontinence
Urodynamic Testing
Uterine Prolapse
Vaginal Bulge
Vaginal Mesh Complications
Vaginal Prolapse
Womens Health
Education
Medical School:  Albert Einstein School of Medicine 1990-1994
Internship:  Boston University Medical Center 1994-1996
Residency:  Boston University School of Medicine 1997-2001
Fellowship:  Children's Hospital (Boston) 1996-1997
   Baylor College of Medicine 2001-2003 Female Urology, Neurology, Voiding Dysfunction
Faculty Appointments
University of Vermont College of Medicine, Surgery, Associate Professor
University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Urology, Assistant Professor

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