Anthony Kim, MD, MS

Medical director of the UCSF Stroke Center

Dr. Anthony S. Kim is a vascular neurologist and medical director of the UCSF Stroke Center. He specializes in stroke prevention, management of transient ischemic attack and stroke, and management of cerebral aneurysms. Kim primarily cares for patients in the hospital, including the Neurointensive Care Unit. He also provides follow-up care, initial consultations and second opinions for patients with complex neurovascular disorders in the UCSF Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center. Conditions he treats include stroke, arteriovenous and cavernous malformations, carotid stenosis, and intracerebral and subarachnoid hemorrhage.

In his research, Kim's interests include stroke epidemiology, prevention and diagnosis; acute management of stroke; and the use of information technologies to improve the quality of health care. Kim earned an undergraduate degree at Brown University and a medical degree at UCSF, where he completed a neurology residency and served as co-chief resident. He completed a fellowship in vascular neurology and earned a master's degree in clinical research at UCSF. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Heart Association, and American Stroke Association. Kim is an associate professor of Neurology at UCSF.

Clinics

Neurovascular Disease and Stroke Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-8897
Fax: (415) 353-8705

Hours: Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Anthony Kim

Education

UCSF School of Medicine 2002

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, Neurology 2006

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Vascular Neurology 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Tseng ZH, Olgin JE, Vittinghoff E, Ursell PC, Kim AS, Sporer K, Yeh C, Colburn B, Clark NM, Khan R, Hart AP, Moffatt E. Prospective Countywide Surveillance and Autopsy Characterization of Sudden Cardiac Death: POST SCD Study. Circulation. 2018 Jun 19; 137(25):2689-2700.
  2. Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY. Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. N Engl J Med. 2018 May 16.
  3. Epstein KA, Viscoli CM, Spence JD, Young LH, Inzucchi SE, Gorman M, Gerstenhaber B, Guarino PD, Dixit A, Furie KL, Kernan WN. Smoking cessation and outcome after ischemic stroke or TIA. Neurology. 2017 Oct 17; 89(16):1723-1729.

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