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Richard T. Kershen, MD
Women's Health Services
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group - Urology

85 Seymour Street
Suite: #416
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 947-8500
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Female Pelvic Medicine
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Hartford HealthCare Medical Group - Urology

85 Seymour Street
Suite #416
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 947-8500
Fax: (860) 524-8643
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330 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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About Richard Kershen

Hartford Specialists and Hartford Hospital are happy to welcome Dr. Richard Kershen, Urologic Surgeon. Dr. Kershen comes to us from 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 Clinical Fellowship in Female Urology, Voiding Dysfunction, Neurourology and Urodynamics at The Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.


Professional Organizations
American Board of Urology, Diplomat
Society of Urodynamics, Member
Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction, Member
International Continence Society, Member
American Urological Association, Member
Areas Of Interest
Botox for Overactive Bladder
Botox Treatment
Erectile Dysfunction
Female Urology
Genito-Urinary Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Robotic Surgery
Urinary Incontinence - Female
Urinary Incontinence - Male
Women's Health
Undergraduate:  State University of New York at Albany -1990 Biology
Medical School:  Albert Einstein College of Medicine 1990-1994 MD
Internship:  Boston University School of Medicine 1994-1995 Surgery
Residency:  Boston University School of Medicine 1995-1996 General Surgery (PGY 2)
   Boston University School of Medicine 1997-2001 Urology
Fellowship:  Children’s Hospital of Boston 1996-1997 Pediatric Urology
   Baylor College of Medicine 2001-2003 Scott Department of Urology Female Urology & Voiding Dysfunction, Neurourology & Urodynamics
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Dr. Kershen is well published in scientific and medical journals and has presented original research at national and international conferences. He is 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.

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