Robert A. Kerlan, MD

Memphis Medical Specialists

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6005 Park Ave, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 761-2100

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
185 Ratings


  • Undergraduate – East Tennessee State University 1961-1965
  • Graduate – University of Tennessee Medical School 1965-1969
  • Internship – City of Memphis Hospital and University of Tennessee 1969-1970 Residency – City of Memphis Hospital and University of Tennessee


  • American Board of Internal Medicine – 1987
  • Diplomate – American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review – 1998
  • Fellow – American College of Physicians – FACP
  • Fellow – American College of Gastroenterology — FACG
  • Fellow — American Gastroenterology Association — FAGA


  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate of Internal Medicine, June 1973
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate of Gastroenterology, October 1975
  • Advanced Achievement in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine, May 1987 (Same as recertification Internal Medicine)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine active participant in Maintenance of Certification Program
  • College of Physicians-Fellow American Board of Quality Assurance & Utilization Review


  • Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy – Fellow
  • American College of Gastroenterology – Fellow Tennessee Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Tennessee Alliance for Continuing Medical Education
  • American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine – FACP
  • President of UT Health and Science Medical Alumni Counsel

Military Service

  • U. S. Army, served 1973-1979; Status: Retired Reserve

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
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Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Aug 29, 2019
always friendly and welcoming.
Aug 29, 2019
Dr. Kerlan is an excellent doctor, so caring.
Aug 28, 2019
Dr Kerlan is the best doctor I have ever had and the staff is very professional and friendly
Aug 27, 2019
Always Good
Aug 27, 2019
Always Pleasant
Aug 27, 2019
I have had contacts with Dr. Kerlan for over 40 years. He treated both of my parents until their deaths. I have been his patient for a number of years. Most caring & concerned doctor anyone could ask for.
Aug 24, 2019
The dr. and staff were very courteous, as always!
Aug 20, 2019
Been a patient of *Dr. Kerlan over 26 years - wouldn't go anywhere else -
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 20, 2019
very kind and helpful
Aug 20, 2019
I feel that the staff did a very great job.
Aug 20, 2019
any questions I had, they were all addressed and answered in terms I could understand.
Aug 20, 2019
I felt I was in good hands.
Aug 20, 2019
everyone made things move smoothly.
Aug 20, 2019
I was very satisfied
Aug 19, 2019
very good
Aug 17, 2019
didn't have to wait at all
Aug 7, 2019
dr k has been my gastroenterologist for 35= yrs receiving great care always
Aug 6, 2019
This was an all around ideal appointment in every aspect.
Aug 6, 2019
The visit with the Dr. was one of the best I've had. He treated me with respect and was incredibly knowledgeable. I couldn't have asked for more.
Aug 6, 2019
All exemplary!
Aug 6, 2019
Definitely will recommend this Dr. to friends, family or coworkers.