David Kerr

David Kerr

David Kerr (1927-2014)


David Kerr was Professor of Medicine in Newcastle and later Dean at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital.

In Newcastle he was one of the UK pioneers in establishing chronic haemodialysis in the early 1960s. The first effective CAPD programme in the UK was started in his unit under the leadership of Ram Gokal in the late 1970s.

Read David Kerr’s obituary

Read a personal recollection of David Kerr in Newcastle by Ram Gokal

Read a personal reminiscence of David Kerr at Hammersmith Hospital by Chris Winearls

Last Updated on May 17, 2023 by John Feehally