Roger Kerr, M.D.

Dr. Roger Kerr

Roger Kerr, M.D.

 

Dr. Kerr is a graduate of completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at the University of California San Diego. He has served as Assistant Professor of Radiology at both LA County-USC Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He also served as the Medical Director of Radiology at Orthopedic Hospital in Los Angeles, and is a Clinical Professor at the Keck-USC School of Medicine. Dr. Kerr has published 60 articles and book chapters and co-authored two textbooks on imaging of the foot and ankle. He is a member of the International Skeletal Society and the Society of Skeletal Radiology, and is a diplomat of the American Board of Radiology.

Education:

Undergraduate:
State University of New York at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, New York (1973);
Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey (1973-1975)
Medical:
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, New York (1979)
Residency:
Radiologic residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1980-1983)
Fellowship:
Musculoskeletal/Orthopaedic Radiology fellowship at University of California at San Diego School of Medicine University Hospital and VA Medical Center in San Diego, California (1983-1984)


Licensure & Certifications:

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Radiology (1984)
  • California State Medical License (1983)

Affiliations:

  • Radiological Society of North America
  • American Roentgen Ray Society
  • International Skeletal Society
  • Society of Skeletal Radiology
  • Los Angeles County Medical Association
  • California Medical Association

Publications:

1. Resnick D, Andre M, Kerr R, Pineda C, Guerra J Jr., Atkinson D: Digital arthrography of the wrist: A radiologic-pathologic investigation. AJR 1984;142:1187-1190.
2. Kerr R, Resnick D: Degenerative diseases of the spine. Australasian Radiology 1984;28:319-329.
3. Resnick D, Kerr R, Andre M, Guerra J Jr., Cone RD, Atkinson D, Pineda C: Digital arthrography in evaluation of painful joint prostheses. Invest Radiol 1984;19:432-437.
4. Kerr R, Resnick D, Pineda C, Haghighi P: Osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint: A radiographic-pathologic study. AJR 1985;144:967-972.
5. Sartoris DJ, Kursunoglu S, Pineda C, Kerr R, Pate, Resnick D: Detection of intra-articular osteochondral bodies in the knee using computed arthrotomography. Radiology 1985;155:447-450.
6. Sartoris DJ, Kerr R, Goergen T, Resnick D: Sliding screw plate fixation of proximal femoral fractures: Radiographic assessment. Skeletal Radiol 1985;14:104-110.
7. Resnick D, Pineda CJ, Weisman MH, Kerr R: Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis of the hand following human bites. Skeletal Radiol 1985;14:263-266.
8. Sartoris DJ, Devine S, Resnick D, Golbranson F, Fierer J, Witztum K, Vasquez T, Kerr R, Pineda C: Plantar compartmental infection in the diabetic foot. The role of computed tomography. Invest Radiol 1985;20:772-784.
9. Kerr R, Resnick D: Radiology of the seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Clinics in Rheumatic Diseases 1985;11:113-146.
10. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Pyogenic sacroiliitis. Orthopedics 1985;8:1028-1034.
11. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis. Orthopedics 1985;8:1426-1434.
12. Kerr R, Resnick D, Sartoris DJ, Kursunoglu S, Pineda C, Haghighi P, Greenway G, Guerra J Jr.: Computerized tomography of proximal femoral trabecular patterns. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 1986;4:45-56.
13. Kerr R: Radiology of the seronegative spondyloarthropathies. Il Reumatologo 1986;7:132.
14. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Telangiectatic osteosarcoma. Orthopedics 1986;9:246-251.
15. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Human bite infections of the hand. Orthopedics 1986;9:761-765.
16. Sartoris DJ, Schreiman JS, Kerr R, Resnik CS, Resnick D: Sternocostoclavicular hyperostosis: A review and report of 11 cases. Radiology 1986;158:125-128.
17. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone. Orthopedics 1986;9:908-913.
18. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Discoid lateral meniscus. Orthopedics 1986;9:1142-1147.
19. Resnik CS, Kerr R, Resnick D: The architecture of the proximal femur: An imaging analysis. CRC Crit Rev Diagn Imaging 1987:27:49-89.
20. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Gaucher’s disease. Orthopedics 1987;10:204-210.
21. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Shoulder impingement syndrome. Orthopedics 1987:10:634-642.
22. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Osteofibrous dysplasia. Orthopedics 1987;10:1082-1089.
23. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Stress fracture of the inferior pubic ramus. Orthopedics 1987;10:1463-1467.
24. Kerr R, Resnick D, Pineda C: CT analysis of proximal femoral trabecular pattern simulating skeletal pathology. J Comput Assist Tomogr 1988;12:227-230.
25. Kerr R, Bjorkengren A, Bielecki DK, Resnick D, Feinstein EI: Destructive spondyloarthropathy in hemodialysis patients: Report of four cases and prospective study. Skeletal Radiol 1988;17:176-180.
26. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Sacroiliac joint involvement by gout and hyperparathyroidism. Orthopedics 1988;11:185-190.
27. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Osteochondral fracture of the talus. Orthopedics 1988;11:1337-1343.
28. Haller J, Resnick D, Miller CW, Schils JP, Kerr R, Bielecki D, Sartoris DJ, Gundry CR: Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis: Diagnostic significance of radiographic abnormalities of the pelvis. Radiology 1989;172:835-839.
29. Mayekawa DS, Ralls PW, Kerr R, Lee KP, Boswell WD, Halls JM: Sonographically guided arthrocentesis of the hip. J Ultrasound Med 1989;8:665-668.
30. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Eosinophilic granuloma of the spine causing neurologic deficit. Orthopedics 1989;12:309-315.
31. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Diffuse pigmented villonodular synovitis. Orthopedics 1989;12:1008-1012.
32. Kerr R: Diagnostic imaging of upper extremity trauma. Radiol Clin North Am 1989; 27:891-908.
33. Kerr R, Henry D: Radiologic case study: Posterior tibial tendon rupture. Orthopedics 1989:12:1391-1395.
34. Kerr R: Radiologic case study: Transient osteoporosis of the hip. Orthopedics 1990;13:484-486.
35. Forrester DM, Kerr R: Trauma to the foot. Radiol Clin North Am 1990;28:423-433.
36. Kerr R, Forrester DM, Kingston S: MR imaging of foot and ankle trauma. Orthop Clin North Am 1990;21:591-601.
37. Kerr R, Frey C: MR imaging in tarsal tunnel syndrome. J Comput Assist Tomogr 1991;15:280-286.
38. Cervilla V, Schweitzer ME, Ho C, Motta A, Kerr R, Resnick D: Medial dislocation of the biceps brachii tendon: Appearance at MR imaging. Radiology 1991;180:523-526.
39. Rao S, Parikh S, Kerr R: Echinococcal infestation of the spine in North America. Clin Orthop Rel Res 1991;271:164-169.
40. Kjellin I, Ho C, Cervilla V, Haghighi P, Kerr R, Vangsness CT, Friedman RJ, Trudell D, Resnick D: Alterations in the supraspinatus tendon at MR imaging: correlation with histopathologic findings in cadavers. Radiology 1991;181:837-842.
41. Colletti PM, Dang HT, Deseran MW, Kerr R, Boswell WD, Ralls PW: Spinal MR imaging in suspected metastases: correlation with skeletal scintigraphy. Magn Reson Imaging 1991;9:349-355.
42. Shellock FG, Deutsch AL, Mink JH, Kerr R: Do asymptomatic marathon runners have an increased prevalence of meniscal abnormalities? An MR study of the knee in 23 volunteers. AJR 1991;157:1239-1242.
43. Mink JH, Deutsch AL, Kerr R: Tendon injuries of the lower extremity: magnetic resonance imaging assessment. Top Magn Reson Imaging 1991;3:23-38.
44. Tehranzadeh J, Kerr R, Amster J: MR imaging of tendon and ligament abnormalities. Part I: spine and upper extremities. Skeletal Radiol 1992;21:1-9.
45. Tehranzadeh J, Kerr R, Amster J: MR imaging of tendon and ligament abnormalities. Part II: pelvis and lower extremities. Skeletal Radiol 1992;21:79-86.
46. Kerr R, Resnick D: Letter to the Editor: Condensing osteitis of the clavicle. J Bone Joint Surg 1992;74-B:163-164.
47. Tehranzadeh J, Kerr R, Amster J: MRI of trauma and sports-related injuries of tendons and ligaments. Part I: spine and upper extremities. CRC Crit Rev Diagn Imaging 1994;35:85-129.
48. Tehranzadeh J, Kerr R, Amster J: MRI of trauma and sports-related injuries of tendons and ligaments. Part II: pelvis and lower extremities. CRC Crit Rev Diagn Imaging 1994;35:130-200.
49. Vangsness CT Jr., Carter V, Hunt T, Kerr R, Newton E: Radiographic diagnosis of ankle fractures: are three views necessary? Foot Ankle 1994;15:172-174.
50. Frey C, Bell J, Teresi L, Kerr R, Feder K: A comparison of MRI and clinical examination of acute lateral ankle sprains. Foot Ankle Int 1996;17(9):533-537.
51. Kerr R, Kingston S: Imaging of sports injuries of the wrist and hand. Semin Musculoskeletal Radiol 1997;1:5-27.
52. Kerr R: MR imaging of sports injuries of the hip and pelvis. Semin Musculoskeletal Radiol 1997;1:65-82.
53. Brien EW, Mirra JM, Kerr R: Benign and malignant cartilage tumors of bone and joint: their anatomic and theoretical basis with an emphasis on radiology, pathology and clinical biology. I. The intramedullary cartilage tumors. Skeletal Radiol 1997;26:325-353.
54. Kakitsubata Y, Boutin RD, Theodorou DJ, Kerr R, Steinbach LS, Chan KK, Pathria MN, Haghighi P, Resnick D: Calcium pyrophospahate dihydrate crystal deposition in and around the atlantoaxial joint: association with type 2 odontoid fractures in nine patients. Radiology 2000;216:213-219.
55. Kerr R: Magnetic resonance imaging of the foot and ankle. Semin Roentgenol 2000;35:306-318.
56. Kerr R: MR imaging of soft tissue disorders of the ankle. Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2002;19:285-307.
57. Kerr R: Imaging of musculoskeletal complications of Hemophilia. Semin Musculoskeletal Radiol 2003;7:127-136.


Book Chapters:

1. Kerr R: “Psoriatic Spondylitis” in Bone Disease (Fourth Series) Test and Syllabus, American College of Radiology, Reston, Virginia, 1989, p.351-373.
2. Sartoris DJ, Mink J, Kerr R: “Foot and Ankle” in MRI of the Musculoskeletal System – A Teaching File. Edited by Mink JH and Deutsch AL, Raven Press, New York, NY, 1990: p.389-449.
3. Kerr R, Sartoris DJ, Fix CE, Resnick D: Imaging of the Diabetic Foot in Frykberg R: The High Risk Foot in Diabetes Mellitus, Churchill Livingstone, New York, 1991: p.79-102.
4. Kerr R, Wollman, Sartoris DJ: Imaging of Bone Tumors in the Shoulder in Sartoris DJ: Imaging of the Shoulder, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1995, p. 193-226.


Books:

1. Forrester DM, Kricun ME, Kerr R: Imaging of the Foot and Ankle, Aspen Press, Gaithersburg, MD, 1988.
2. Deutsch AL, Mink JH, Kerr R: MR Imaging of the Foot and Ankle. Raven Press, New York, 1992.


Presentations:

1. Digital arthrography of the wrist: A radiologic-pathologic investigation. April 9, 1984 at the 84th annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Las Vegas, Nevada.
2. Degenerative disease of the glenohumeral joint: A radiographic-pathologic investigation. April 12, 1984 at the 84th annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Las Vegas, Nevada.
3. Digital arthrography in the evaluation of painful joint prostheses. May 9, 1984 at the annual meeting of the Association of University Radiologists, Irvine, California.
4. The normal and abnormal trabecular pattern of the femoral head and neck: An imaging and pathologic investigation. November 27, 1984 at the 70th scientific assembly and annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Washington, D.C.
5. Evaluation of the lumbar spine by computed tomography. October 11, 1985 at the annual meeting of the California Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association, Anaheim, California.
6. Radiographic and scintigraphic patterns of seronegative polyarthritis. October 18, 1986 at the Eular Symposium, Rome, Italy, Oct. 16-18, 1986.
7. Radiology of the Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies. May 1, 1987 at the 1987 Spring Symposium of the American Back Society, Anaheim, California.
8. Refresher Course #408 – Radiology of the Foot and Ankle. December 1, 1987 at the 73rd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, Nov. 29-Dec. 4, 1987.
9. InstructionalCourse #107 – Radiology of the Foot and Ankle. May 9, 1988 at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, San Francisco, California, May 8-13, 1988.
10. Advanced Imaging of the Foot and Ankle, May 6, 1989 at the Symposium on Advanced Imaging of Musculoskeletal Disorders. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
11. MR and CT Evaluation of Musculoskeletal Tumors. June 26, 1989 at the Challenge ‘89 Symposium. London, England, June 25-29, 1989.
12. MR and CT Evaluation of the Foot and Ankle. June 26, 1989 at the Challenge ‘89 Symposium. London, England, June 25-29, 1989.
13. MR Imaging of the Foot and Ankle. October 21, 1989 at the 16th annual symposium of the Society of Graduate Radiologists. Dana Point, California, Oct. 20-22, 1989.
14. Current Applications of Computed Tomography in Foot and Ankle Disorders. April 21, 1990 at the Symposium on Advanced Imaging of the Lower Extremity: Emphasis on the Foot and Ankle. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
15. Tumors of the Foot: The Role of Advanced Imaging. April 21, 1990 at the Symposium on Advanced Imaging of the Lower Extremity: Emphasis on the Foot and Ankle. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California.
16. MR Imaging of the Knee and Shoulder. August 13, 1990 at the University of Southern California Postgraduate Refresher Course, Kauai, Hawaii.
17. MR vs. CT in Evaluating Musculoskeletal Disorders. August 15, 1990 at the University of Southern California Postgraduate Refresher Course, Kauai, Hawaii.
18. MR Imaging of the Foot and Ankle. August 16, 1990 at the University of Southern California Postgraduate Refresher Course, Kauai, Hawaii.
19. Radiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis and the Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies. August 17, 1990 at the University of Southern California Postgraduate Refresher Course, Kauai, Hawaii.
20. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Foot and Ankle Disorders. February 2, 1991 at the 43rd Annual Midwinter Radiological Conference, Los Angeles, California.
21. Contemporary Imaging Approach to the Elbow: Instructional Course #327. March 11, 1991 at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Anaheim, California.
22. MR Imaging of Achilles tendon injuries. August 6, 1992 “Health report”: KNBC News, Los Angeles, CA.
23. MRI of Entrapment Neuropathies of the Foot and Ankle. Sept. 20, 1992 at the Los Angeles Fall Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging conference, Los Angeles, California.
24. MRI of Soft Tissue Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. March 28, 1993 at the 1993 Annual Meeting of the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Medicine, San Francisco, California.
25. Case Report: Florid Reactive Periostitis. August 18, 1993 at the Closed Meeting of the 20th Annual Meeting of the International Skeletal Society, Toronto, Canada.
26. MRI of Entrapment Neuropathies of the Foot and Ankle. August 20, 1993 at the Refresher Course of the 1993 Annual Meeting of the International Skeletal Society, Toronto, Canada.
27. MRI of Soft Tissue Disorders of the Foot and Ankle. Oct. 24, 1993 at the Los Angeles Fall Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging conference, Los Angeles, California.
28. MRI of the Foot and Ankle. Sept. 24, 1994 at the Los Angeles Fall Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging conference, Los Angeles, California.
29. New techniques in Musculoskeletal Imaging. Jan. 14, 1995 at Current Issues in Joint Replacement – An Educational Forum. Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, California.
30. MRI of the Hip – Recent Developments. Sept. 30, 1995 at the Los Angeles Fall Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging conference, Los Angeles, California.
31. MRI of the Foot. Sept 30, 1995 at the Los Angeles Fall Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Imaging conference, Los Angeles, California.
32. Case #34 – Massive CPPD Crystal Deposition Disease at the Anterior Atlanto-axial Articulation. Oct. 17, 1995 at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Skeletal Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.
33. MRI of Entrapment Neuropathies of the Lower Extremity. Oct. 20, 1995 at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the International Skeletal Society, New Orleans, Louisiana.
34. MR Imaging of the Foot and Ankle. May 23, 1999 at the 8th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
35. Case Report: Primary Lymphoma of Bone Arising in the Patella. March 10, 2004 at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society of Skeletal Radiology, Tucson, Arizona.
36. Imaging of Osteochondral Lesion of the Talar Dome. September 26, 2009 at the 8th Annual OCPMA Annual Advancements in Foot & Ankle Surgery Seminar, Huntington Beach, California.


Exhibits:

1. Resnik CS, Kerr R, Resnick DL, Sartoris DJ, Pineda C, Haghighi P, Guerra J Jr., Kursunoglu S: Femoral Trabecular Analysis by Computed Tomography. Exhibited at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Washington, D.C., November 25-30, 1984 and at the 85th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 21- 26, 1985. Designated for Category I CME Credit.
2. Murphey MD, Kerr R, Resnick DL, Kaplan P, Wetzel L, Bramble JM: Destructive Spondyloarthropathy in Hemodialysis Patients. Exhibited at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 29 – December 4, 1987 and at the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 7 – 12, 1989.
Designated for Category I CME Credit.
3. Tehranzadeh J, Kerr R, Amster J: MR Imaging of tendon and ligament abnormalities. Exhibited at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, Illinois, November 29 – December 4, 1992. Designated for Category I CME Credit.


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