NEW YORK, NY – 01-01-2019 ( — For his dedication and excellence in patient care, Patient Preferred Physicians and Practitioners proudly named 

Dr. Robert G. Kerr, MD,PhD, FRCPSC a  Patient Preferred Physician representing Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery 

in the state of New York.

With over a decade of achievements in his specialty, Dr. Kerr is a sought after surgeon serving patients at Northwell Health Partners at Huntington in Greenlawn, New York. Dr. Kerr also serves on staff at Huntington Hospital, Syossett Hospital and the Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute. He can further be seen sharing his knowledge and expertise as an assistant professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York.

An expert in his field, Dr. Kerr treats patients for all facets of his specialty including concussion, brain tumors, brain tumor evaluation, minimally invasive endoscopic skull base surgery for pituitary and skull base tumors, spine surgery, and trigeminal neuralgia pain. Dr. Kerr has been rated five-stars from patients who applaud his knowledge, compassion and bed-side manner.

“Dr. Kerr was careful, compassionate, extremely knowledgeable and spent time discussing my condition,” read a patient review conducted by the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. “Reviewing MRI (with me) and carefully explaining going forward treatment options. This was an outstanding medical experience!”

Dr. Kerr’s medical journey began upon receiving his medical degree from Queen’s University School of Medicine in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1998. He then completed a postgraduate residency for neurosurgery at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, as well as his skull base surgery fellowship performed at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine/University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Moreover, Dr. Kerr received a PhD in Experimental Surgery from the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2007.

To stay abreast of the latest technologies in his field, Dr. Kerr is a respected member of the Canadian Medical Association, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Medical Council of Canada, and a fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Society for Neuro-Oncology.

Dr. Kerr has several publications and citations pertaining to his field and has received many awards including the Patient’s Choice Award, 2016-2017; the Compassionate Doctor Award, 2016-2018, the Top Doctor Award, 2018 and now because of his unwavering dedication to his field and for the outstanding treatment of his patients, he is named 2019’s Patient Preferred Physician.

“Dr. Kerr is the most professional and kindest doctor I have ever encountered. 

I have said to friends and family that every doctor should be like him.”

To make and appointment with Patient Preferred Neurological and Spine Surgeon, Dr. Robert G. Kerr, MD, PhD, FRCPSC, please visit

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