Dr. McKernan is a licensed physician and a board certified emergency medicine specialist. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University in 1994 and completed his medical residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital. Prior to joining Universal Health, Dr. McKernan worked as an Attending Physician at VelocityCare and Urgent Care by Carilion Clinic. He brings 27 years of experience to Universal Health’s medical team.
Universal Health offers compassionate and up-to-date medical care, exclusively to the post-acute and skilled nursing industry. Dr. McKernan has established a reputation for his detailed approach and benevolence towards his patients. He will join an already strong team of physicians who are dedicated to providing compassionate, engaged and professional care for patients.
Commenting on the appointment, Vice President of Universal Health, Joseph Park, said: “We are excited to have Dr. McKernan join the Universal Health community of healthcare providers. His experience in urgent care and emergency medicine will be a valuable asset to the patients in the skilled nursing and post-acute setting. He understands the importance of compassionate doctor-patient relationships that put the patients’ goals first.”
Dr. McKernan is pleased to be part of the medical team at Universal Health. He said: “I am proud to be associated with an organization that is dedicated to the increased quality of care for senior citizens and nursing home residents. I am looking forward to contributing to improved outcomes and better care for all of our patients.”