Dr. Kerley received his bachelor’s degree in Biology (Molecular) and Ethics (Philosophy and Religious Studies) at Rice University in Houston, Texas where he was a National Merit Scholar. He then trained and taught at Baylor College of Medicine with residencies in Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology, including chief residencies in both as well as a fellowship in Medical Oncology. He also has received additional training in Targeted External Beam Radiation and Brachytherapy Radiation Therapy. During his career, Dr. Kerley has served as a Chancellor and President of the American College of Radiation Oncology. For over ten years, he served on the Board of Directors at Texas Oncology. Dr. Kerley has also served as a Medical Director of Texas Oncology and was Chair of Radiation Oncology for US Oncology for four years.
He is an active member of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO), the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), the American Brachytherapy Society, and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He joined the Cancer Centers in May 2014 after over 30 years of experience in Texas. Dr. Kerley is board certified in all three specialties, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kerley treats patients at the Lawton and Duncan facilities.
The Kerley farm houses 5 daughters, 1 son, 1 grandson, 3 horses, 15 cows, 1 bull, 2 pigmy goats, 4 cats, 2 dogs and over 20 chickens.