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Dr. Robert Kerlan, MD

Gastroenterology
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54 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Robert Kerlan, MD

Dr. Robert Kerlan, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Memphis, TN. They specialize in Gastroenterology, has 54 years of experience, and is board certified in Gastroenterology. They graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital.

Dr. Kerlan works at Memphis Medical Specialists, Inc. in Memphis, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Abdominal Pain and Arthritis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Kerlan's Office Locations

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    Memphis Medical Specialists, Inc.
    6005 Park Ave Ste 200, Memphis, TN 38119 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (901) 761-2100

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  • Saint Francis Hospital

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    About Dr. Robert Kerlan, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 54 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1881697696
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • Memphis City Hosp
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • East Tenn. University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Kerlan has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Kerlan has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kerlan works at Memphis Medical Specialists, Inc. in Memphis, TN. View the full address on Dr. Kerlan’s profile.

    Dr. Kerlan has seen patients for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Abdominal Pain and Arthritis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kerlan on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    73 patients have reviewed Dr. Kerlan. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kerlan.

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