Miss Hui-Ling Kerr

Consultant Spinal Surgeon in Gloucester

FRCS MSc Med Ed (Hons)

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Miss Hui-Ling Kerr is a highly respected consultant spinal surgeon based in Longford, Gloucester. She is renowned for her expertise in sciatica, spondylolisthesis and spinal surgery and also specialises in spinal cord compression, back pain and neck pain.

After completing a bachelor’s degree in speech science and communication at the University of London, Miss Kerr qualified in medicine in 2004 from Imperial College London. She completed her orthopaedic training in the Bristol deanery where she attained her Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2017. She then undertook several specialist fellowships in Ontario, Canada and Cardiff, Wales, during which time she gained invaluable experience and expertise in degenerative and trauma spine surgery and conducted research on chronic lumbar disc herniations and biomechanical treatment of high grade spondylolisthesis. Miss Kerr was appointed as a consultant orthopaedic spinal surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where she continues her specialist practice in adult degenerative spine and general orthopaedic trauma. She sees private patients at the Winfield Hospital in Longford, Gloucester.

Miss Kerr is actively involved in education and is a qualified ATLS instructor, having taught on more than sixteen provider courses. In 2013, she was awarded a Master’s in medical education with distinction from the University of Nottingham and in 2020, also completed the British Orthopaedic Association’s esteemed ‘Future Leaders’ programme. As well as training fellow medical professionals, Miss Kerr has been involved in the teaching of medical trainees at the University of Nottingham and students on the Royal College of Surgeons spinal course in Bristol and Cardiff.

Miss Kerr was the first elected female member of the British Association of Spinal Surgeonsexecutive committee and currently serves as the society’s membership representative, having previously held the position of diversity representative. She is a passionate promoter of inclusion in surgery and organised the first ‘Women in Spine’ educational meeting in the UK, amongst many other events. She has travelled internationally as an invited speaker on careers in spinal surgery and has given numerous presentations at key conferences of fellow spine specialists worldwide. Miss Kerr has authored twelve academic papers which are published in peer-reviewed journals.

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02/04/2024

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I can’t recommend Miss Kerr enough. Her confident and friendly manner helps to assuage any stress or anxiety you might be feeling. Her in-depth knowledge of her specialist field and her clarity when answering your questions is second to none.

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02/04/2024

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Absolutely fantastic surgeon.would pleased with the whole outcome and couldn’t thank surgeon anothe for what they did for me through whole process

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28/03/2024

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Miss Kerr has provided high quality excellent care from start to finish. She explained my surgical options clearly. Her bedside manner is warm but honest. I felt very safe in her hands and the outcome of my surgery has enabled me to get on with my life without pain.

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12/03/2024

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I honestly cannot thank Miss Kerry enough. She has given me my life back. From being in pain for two years to having none. I'm forever grateful. She's very kind and understanding. I was really scared to have the surgery but Miss Kerr put my mind at ease. Thank you so much!


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