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Michael Kessel, MD

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Dr. Michael Kessel is a provider at Dayton Children's urgent care locations. As a Dayton native and graduate of Miami University and The Ohio State University, he has a long history of treating pediatric patients in the Dayton region. When he's not treating patients, he volunteers in his community as a soccer coach. His patients appreciate his kindness, knowledge, and the time he dedicates to each family. 

education and training

  • medical school- The Ohio State University
  • internship- University of Louisville
  • residency- University of Louisville, Pediatrics

awards, honors or organizations

honors and awards: 

8/01-5/05     Dean’s List, Miami University

8/01-5/05     Miami University Honors & Scholars Program

5/05               Phi Beta Kappa

6/06-8/06     Samuel J. Roessler Memorial Medical Scholarship

2/07               Landacre Honor Society

9/08               Letter of Commendation, Sub-Internship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

2/09               Letter of Commendation, Child Abuse/Child Advocacy

6/09               Honors, Individual Study in Medical Education

7/09               Honors, Clinical Dermatology

8/09               Letter of Commendation, Pediatric Cardiology

6/11               Most Productive PGY-1 Practitioner 2010-2011

6/12               Most Productive PGY-2 Practitioner 2011-2012

publications and presentations


3/11               Department of Pediatrics Chairman’s Conference

                        Case presentation of adenovirus infection

9/11               Department of Pediatrics Tumor Board

                        Case presentation of Wilms tumor

3/12               Department of Pediatrics Chairman’s Conference

                        Case presentation of paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria

8/12               Department of Pediatrics Chairman’s Conference

                        Case presentation of seizure associated with ganglioglioma

11/17             Quoted in Dayton Parent Magazine in the article “Selecting a Potential Pediatrician”

9/21               PriMED Division of Pediatrics

                        Presentation on Mental Health Affected by COVID-19

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

children are the best patients!

I like working with kids because...

they’re challenging in several ways. Every day in Pediatrics is different and fun!

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

it gives me an opportunity to care for children throughout our community with a plethora of resources.

Dayton Children's is special because...

it’s a growing medical community with a great reputation.

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