Kenneth Allen Kesler


Titled Professor (2014)
Harris B. Schumacker Professor of Surgery
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
School of Medicine
Department of Surgery


Dr. Kenneth Kesler is a Professor in the Department of Surgery and serves as the Surgical Director of the Thoracic Oncology Program. His main research interests are esophageal cancer, lung cancer, thymoma, and germ cell tumors. As a nationally and internationally recognized thoracic surgery with multiple publications in esophageal cancer research, he has spearheaded gene expression and biomarker studies in esophageal cancer.