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Specializes in Rheumatology • Female • Age 57

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Dr. Kerr's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Calvert Memorial Hospital
100 Hospital Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
MedStar Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street North West
Washington, DC 20010

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kerr

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER
VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER
50 IRVING ST NW
Washington, DC 20422
Howard University Hosp Rhumtlgy
Howard University Hosp Rhumtlgy
2041 Georgia Ave NW Ste 2303
Washington, DC 20060
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    Dr. Kerr's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    2
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Arthritis
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dry Eyes
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Takayasu's Arteritis
    • Vasculitis
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of The West Indies / Faculty of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Spanish Town Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University College West Indies
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    National Institute Of Health
    Complete in 1990
    Va Med Center Georgetown University
    Complete in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kerr & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Kerr's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Kerr has admitting privileges:

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    • Calvert Memorial Hospital

    • Howard University Hospital

    • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

    • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Kerr

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerr to family and friends

    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Kerr's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 2 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Kerr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kerr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER
    50 IRVING ST NW
    Washington, DC 20422
    (202) 745-8100 (Office)
    (202) 745-8293 (Fax)
    B
    Howard University Hosp Rhumtlgy
    2041 Georgia Ave NW Ste 2303
    Washington, DC 20060
    (202) 865-6723 (Office)
    C
    Howard University Hospital
    2041 Georgia Ave NW Ste 5000
    Washington, DC 20060
    (202) 865-3290 (Office)
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    Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    50 Irving St NW Ste 3A163
    Washington, DC 20422
    (202) 745-8154 (Office)
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    Under 10 minutes
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
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