Dr Kerr graduated from Queen's University Belfast in 2002, with distinction. He completed higher training in Geriatric Medicine and Stroke Medicine in Northern Ireland and Edinburgh, Scotland. He took up his first consultant post in Altnagelvin Hospital in January 2011 and subsequently Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast in August 2012, specialising in Stroke Medicine. He has won numerous prizes for clinical care.
Dr Kerr has a strong background in research, acting as RVH principal investigator in international clinical trials. He has presented research posters at national and international conferences and has published numerous papers in high impact journals, including British Medical Journal and International Journal of Stroke.
Dr Kerr is a lecturer at Queen's University Belfast and is lead for the 'Ageing and Health' module in Year 4, QUB. He is currently, 2021, completing a Master's degree in Clinical Education.
Dr Kerr acted as a voluntary advisor and governance board member to Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke between 2012 and 2017.
Dr Kerr is proud to provide high-quality, patient-centred care in conjunction with The Ulster Independent Clinic.