Mr Phil Kerr MBchB, FRCS
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialist in Hip & Knee Surgery
Phil Kerr went to school in Hertfordshire but carried out his medical training in the South West of England. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 1985, continuing as a junior doctor in Bristol, including a year teaching anatomy at the University. He carried out his specialist training on the South West Orthopaedic training scheme with clinical posts rotating through all the Bristol hospitals, as well as spells at Cheltenham and Plymouth. He also conducted a period of full time research in the Bristol University department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
He joined the East & North Hertfordshire Trust as a Consultant in 1996. His specialist interests include total hip and knee replacement, partial knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries. In recent years hip and knee replacement has formed the dominant part of his practice and he has particular experience in hip replacement for younger adults including CT based 3D planning and custom made implants. He also has extensive experience in revision hip replacement.
After 20 years as an NHS Consultant, he now practices solely through the Hertfordshire Orthopaedic Centre but continues to treat both NHS and private patients.
Outside medicine he remains a sports and fitness enthusiast, playing regular tennis and squash. He also enjoys skiing, golf, cycling and mountain climbing on a rather more intermittent basis.