PORT JEFFERSON, NY – Joshua Howard Kern, MD, has been named the Medical Director of Imaging Services at Mather Hospital.

Dr. Kern was formerly Medical Director of Northwell Imaging at Bay Shore at the Imbert Cancer Center, and Medical Director, Northwell Imaging at Great South Bay. Prior to joining Northwell Health in 2013 he was a partner in NRAD Medical Associates in Garden City.

Dr. Kern received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York and completed an internal medicine internship at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. He was chief resident during his radiology residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and fellow of the year for his body imaging fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Kern, who is certified by the American Board of Radiology, also completed the Northwell Health Physician Leadership Development Program and serves on several Northwell committees at the regional and enterprise level.

He resides in Woodbury with his wife, Amy, and two children.


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About Mather Hospital

Mather Hospital is an accredited 248-bed, non-profit community teaching hospital dedicated to providing a wide spectrum of high-quality healthcare services to Suffolk County residents, showing compassion and respect and treating each patient in the manner we would wish for our loved ones. Mather has twice earned the prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice. Mather has received 15 “A” ratings for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. For further information about Mather Hospital, visit www.matherhospital.org or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/matherhospital.


About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 77,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.