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  • Years of Continued Success in Spine Surgery and Orthopaedic Fracture-Trauma Reconstruction
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    Dr Kerr enjoys discussing (evidence-based) management options so that his patients may choose treatments that best fit their individual health goals and needs.
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Dr. KerrBoard Certified & Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stewart M. Kerr, MD is an experienced, board certified, fellowship-trained surgeon specializing both in comprehensive Spine Surgery (including neck/cervical) and Orthopaedic Fracture-Trauma Reconstruction. Dr. Kerr is highly trained; —he completed the Rothman Institute combined Neurosurgery/Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship in Philadelphia.

Stewart M. Kerr, MD
Stories from Real Patients and their Families
  • I would recommend Dr. Kerr to anyone who needs an orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Kerr operated on my back and did an excellent job and was very thorough. My surgery was very successful. Also is a great guy....Read More
  • I am happy to recommend Dr. Kerr's services! He is very compassionate and professional and works with you to get the appropriate treatment as soon as possible....Read More
  • Dr. Kerr is the kind of doctor patients hope for: confident, compassionate and communicative. While serving in Ft Bragg , CA, Dr. Kerr performed emergency surgery on me to address an infected foot wound....Read More
  • I was most pleased with my experience. Dr. Kerr treats his patients like family. He listens to you and shares different options, not always just physical therapy or just surgery. He cares, really cares and it shows.Read More
  • I was very impressed by the professionalism of the entire staff. From the ease of booking an immediate appointment to the check in and check out, all was well orchestrated....Read More
Areas Of Expertise
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) is the latest technology available to perform spinal surgeries through small, less than one-inch-long incisions.

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
    Cervical Disc replacement

    One of the more common ailments facing the general population is neck pain. While there are many reasons for neck pain, typical causes include traumatic incidents, disc herniation(s) and also "wear and tear"

  • Laminectomy
    Laminectomy

    Laminectomy refers to the removal or cutting of the lamina (roof) of the vertebral bones to provide space for the nerves to exit from the spine.

  • Discectomy and Fusion
    Discectomy and Fusion

    Anterior cervical discectomy with fusion is an operative procedure to relieve compression or pressure on nerve roots and/or the spinal cord due to a herniated disc or bone spur in the neck.

  • Spinal Injections
    Spinal Injections

    Epidural spinal injection is a non-surgical treatment option utilized for relieving back pain. Certain spine conditions such as herniated disc, spinal stenosis and many others may induce back pain due to the

Publications & Presentations
  • Implementation of a multidisciplinary program for active duty personnel seeking care for low back pain in a U.S. Navy Medical Center: a feasibility study

    The aim of the pilot study was to evaluate a multidisciplinary program for nonspecific

  • Trends in epidemiology and management of type II odontoid fractures: 20-year experience at a model system spine injury tertiary referral center

    Medical records of 263 consecutive type II Odontoid fractures from June 1985 to July 2006 were retro

  • Early complications of surgical versus conservative treatment of isolated type II odontoid fractures in octogenarians: a retrospective cohort study

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Patient Educational Resources

Learn more about the various conditions affecting your musculoskeletal system and its treatment options.

You can also find more information to help you familiarize with Dr. Kerr’s practice.

  • Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
  • The University of California
  • Navy Medicine
  • Veteran Owned Business
  • Ao Spine
  • Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus
  • Backbone Healthworks
Locations & Directions

2409 N 45th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

5350 Tallman Ave
NW Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98107