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Elton Kerr - MD

Elton Kerr, MD FACOGFellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (FACOG)

Dr. Kerr is a Board Certified Ob/Gyn at Lourdes West Pasco Women's Health and a Fellow at the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has special expertise in vaginal surgery, laparoscopy and treatment of female incontinence.

After completing college in Tennessee and England, Dr. Kerr attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California where he received his M.D. degree. Subsequently, he completed four years of Specialty training in Gynecology & Obstetrics at the University of Florida Health Sciences Center. Dr. Kerr’s extensive clinical experience includes serving as a member of the OB/GYN faculties at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN and Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Kerr has experience in private practice and has served as a physician in Central Africa.

Please call (509) 546-8400 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Kerr.

Publications
Evidence-based Epidural Mnemonic Provides Quick Referral; Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, June 2003

Treatment Focus Areas:

Family-Centered Obstetrics

- Treatment for High-risk pregnancy that can include Ante-partum fetal testing to ensure the health of the fetus as well as the mother.

- The Lourdes Women’s Health Clinic has onsite diagnostic ultrasound for your comfort and convenience.

Gynecology & Menopausal Management
- Evaluation of pelvic pain and Endometiosis using less invasive laser and laparoscopic treatment when possible to reduce pain and healing time.

- Endometrial ablation.

- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).

- Hormone replacement therapy including bio-identical and natural hormones.

- Female urinary incontinence (pelvic organ prolapse) treatment.

Preventative Care
Dr. Kerr is very interested in finding and treating serious female conditions such as breast cancer, fibrocystic conditions and osteoporosis as early as possible. 

  • - Breast cancer screening and prevention.
  • - Bone density screening for osteoporosis evaluation.
  • - Abnormal pap smear evaluation.

Patient Testimonials

On our staff:

"I was amazed that Dr. Kerr's office fit me in the next day when I first called for an appointment. I walked in and just "clicked" with his whole staff. They were all so friendly caring. They made me feel at home - like I belong there."

On Dr. Elton Kerr, Ob/Gyn:

"Dr. Kerr is honest, straight forward and has a wonderful sense of humor. Ellie was my first child and he always took ample time to answer all my questions thoroughly."
-- Lindsey, Pasco, WA

"Dr. Kerr and his staff made me comfortable from the start. The atmosphere in the office in competent and professional, but extremely warm and friendly at the same time - a rare combination. I love the fact that my whole family can go to the same building and get pediatric, family, imaging and women's care...it make's life so much easier!"
-- Lisa, Richland, WA

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