Richard Todd Kershen , MD

Urological Surgery and Urogynecology

(860) 947-8500

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
85 Seymour St Ste 416
Hartford, CT 06106


Dr. Richard Kershen is Board Certified Urologist with sub-specialty Board Certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. His entire career has been dedicated to alleviating urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction in both women and men. After spending nearly nine years at the the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont where he served as clinician, researcher, and educator at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Surgery/Division of Urology, Dr. Kershen moved to Connecticut to join Hartford Hospital's prestigious Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute. In Vermont, Dr. Kershen pioneered the development of, and served as Medical Director for Fletcher Allen Healthcare'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. 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 American Urological Association and the New England Section of the AUA. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology with sub-specialty certification in female pelvic medicne and reconstructive surgery. He is a regionally recognized expert in the fields of Female Urology and Urogynecology, Voiding Dysfunction in both Men an Women, Male Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence, Prosthetic Urology (Implantation of Artificial Urinary Sphincters and Inflatable Penile Prosthetics), Urethral Reconstruction for stricture disease, Urodynamics, and Treatment of Neurogenic Bladder. He is an expert at treatment of complications related to vaginal mesh implantation. Dr. Kershen prides himself on the individualized and sensitive care he provides to each of his patients.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 27 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

Graduation Date: in 1994

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Midstate Medical Center

Specialties: Urological Surgery and Urogynecology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
  • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
  • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare Choice
  • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Connecticare Passage
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • HealthyCT
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Premier HMO - Individuals
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Kershen's Office Information

Fax: (860) 052-4864
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:00 PM

Doctor Kershen's Other Office Information

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
399 Farmington Ave Ste 200
Farmington, CT 06032
(860) 947-8500

Fax:(860) 052-4864
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM

Fax:(860) 052-5788
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:


West Hartford Surgical Center
65 Memorial Rd Ste 500
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 586-8655

Fax:(860) 023-1618
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon6:00 AM-4:00 PM
Tue6:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wed6:00 AM-4:00 PM
Thu6:00 AM-4:00 PM
Fri6:00 AM-4:00 PM

Hartford Healthcare Medical Group Urology
(860) 947-8500

Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM