Dr. Kern, a native southern Californian, graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He attended the University of Southern California School of Medicine for medical school training and Internal Medicine residency, then spent a year in Boston, studying the mechanism of skin aging at the U.S.D.A. Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. His research has led to several publications. He attended the Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery residency at the University of California at San Diego where Dr. Kern served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Kern is a board certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who was in private practice in San Diego, California, since 1991. He relocated to Park City, UT in 2006.
Dr. Kern is a member of numerous medical societies. His curriculum vitae and references are available upon request.