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.

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.

The 3pm to 5pm 'walk-in clinic' without an appointment is being replaced with appointment only until the Covid issue subsides. If you need to come in then phone the cell : +39 335 8361682 or send a WhatsApp to the same number

'Google opening-times' 9.00am to 5.45pm M-F. This refers to the best times to phone to make an appointment. Until the Covid problem is over the receptionist may not always be available. Just phone or Whatsapp to make an appt in advance.

Covid testing:
Rapid Antigen tests can be done at Dr Kerr's office Mon-Fri, not Sat or Sun
The result is ready in 15 mins.
Cost is €50 and includes a certificate in English or Italian that can be made immediately.

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). However if you enter the address (rather than this website) into google maps it puts the marker onto the right (west) side of the square about 200ft away.

To make an appointment:

Phone: +39 335 8361682

The call connects directly with the doc so no problems communicating.


Monday to Friday : until 5pm, but phone first.
The doc is never in on Sat or Sun.

For routine phone calls, please phone between 8am and 6pm.
If possible, it is helpful if first-time patients arrive 10 minutes prior to their appt. time to complete some paperwork.

Upcoming Holidays:

Wed 8th Dec, the office will be closed in the afternoon

Saturday 25th Dec, the office will be closed for the Christmas break and reopen on Monday 10th Jan 2022
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