Julie T. Kerr, MD
Dr. Kerr graduated from Princeton University where she was the female Scholar- Athlete of her graduating class. She then joined the Army in 1996 and graduated Valedictorian of her medical school, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 2000. After completing medical school, Dr. Kerr spent 5 years training in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington. Here she was honored to be one of the top three residents in all surgical specialties to complete her training in 2005.
Dr. Kerr then served for 7 years as Chief of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Here she attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. She cared for not only the soldiers but their dependents as well – children and spouses (the larger part of her patient population). She received the award for Most Family Oriented Physician for her compassionate care of her patients and their families. She also always achieved the highest scores for patient satisfaction throughout her tenure. She received a Bronze Star Medal for her service to our soldiers, local nationals, POWs, and Afghanistan National Army while serving as the only Army Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgeon in Afghanistan in 2010-2011. After proudly serving in the Army for 16 years, Dr. Kerr moved with her husband, Dr. Glenn Kerr, an Orthopedic Surgeon, and their three children to Richmond to join Dr. Patrick Gibbons and Dr. Matthew Bridges at Commonwealth Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists. Dr. Kerr has been recognized in Richmond Magazine by her peers as a Richmond Top Doc.
Dr. Kerr is Board Certified in General Otolaryngology. She specializes in management of diseases of the ears, nose and throat for both children and adults.