Dr. Brian Kerr, MD

Dr. Brian Kerr, MD

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Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
(22)

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Dr. Brian Kerr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1997 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery.

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4340 W Newberry Rd Ste 301

Gainesville, FL 32607
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • State Farm
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kerr "Although I am a Head and Neck Surgeon my approach is conservative. I enjoy educating patients about their condition, discussing options and developing treatment strategies that fit their goals. For instance, I feel it is important to identify and treat significant allergies, if they are present, before proceeding directly to sinus surgery. Conversely, some conditions, such as concern for cancer, warrant an aggressive approach to provide diagnosis, staging and treatment plans. I value the relationships I have with my patients - whether for just a few visits or for several years."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • La St University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kerr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kerr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerr to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kerr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Gainesville, FL
Dr. Kerr worked with me over several months. He was always attentive when I described my symptoms, and thorough in his evaluation. He took time to educate me on what he was looking at, and why it was important, and to answer my questions. Within the bounds of reasonable options, he was always...more
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in Gainesville, FL
He is the BEST ENT/Specialist in town! One of the few doctors I actually enjoy going to see. He knows his stuff, he listens, and has a great sense of humor. I've had allergies (and nasal polyps) for years, and he has helped me through some very difficult times. Thank you so much Dr. Kerr to you...more
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