Dr Stephen Kerr, English doctor in Florence, Italy - Dr Kerr, English doctor in Florence, Italy

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Welcome to the site of Dr Stephen Kerr.

Sat & Sun the office is closed.
To make an appt for next week please send an email to kerr@iol.it

Dr Kerr has been looking after the medical needs of Anglophones here in Florence since 1998.

He is a family physician / general practitioner, while trained in London, has built a practice for ex-pats, tourists and study-abroad students here in Florence.

For kids under 16 years, best to see a paediatrcian

Paxlovid - Dr Kerr can't prescribe Paxlovid. It may be available through the public hospital system.


There is no walk-in clinic to see Dr Kerr. It is important to make an appointment before you arrive.

Making an appointment:
to contact the doc during office hours (9am-5pm Mon-Fri):
send an email to kerr@iol.it or
send a WhatsApp to the cell +39 335 8361682 or
phone the cell +39 335 8361682
The doc doesn’t use SMS or iMessage.

If the office is closed, please send an email to kerr@iol.it
The doc will reply the next working day. Check for a reply in the morning (inc spam folder).

Appointment slots are from 10am to 12.20pm and 2pm to 4.20pm Monday to Friday.

Saturday and Sunday, the office is closed
The office is located right in the historic centre of Florence just a few minutes walk north of the Ponte Vecchio and just south of Piazza Repubblica.
The official address is Piazza Mercato Nuovo 1 [studio medico del cinghiale].
The locals refer to this piazza as La Loggia del Porcellino. It has a small leather market and on the South side is the famous statue of the bronze boar. The office is on the East side of the square (there is also the ice-cream / chocolate shop Venchi with it's chocolate waterfall a few feet to the south of the entrance.
The map below shows the exact position on the piazza (east side of the square).

For routine phone calls, please phone between 9am and 5pm.
If possible, it is helpful if first-time patients arrive 10 minutes prior to their appt. time to complete some paperwork.

Upcoming Holidays:

The office will be closed on Thursday 22nd Feb 2024
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