Felicia Chow, MD

Neuro-infectious diseases specialist

Dr. Felicia Chow is a board-certified neurologist and neuro-infectious diseases physician who specializes in caring for patients with a wide range of neurological infections. These include brain abscesses, neurocysticercosis, neurosyphilis and neurological complications of HIV, as well as infectious causes of meningitis, encephalitis and myelitis. She directs the UCSF Neuro-Infectious Diseases Clinic at the Parnassus campus and also sees patients at San Francisco General Hospital.

Her research focuses on the epidemiology of infections of the nervous system and neurological complications of infectious diseases, with the goal of developing and implementing diagnostic tools and interventions to improve the outcomes of patients with neuro-infectious diseases worldwide.

She earned her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed an internship in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital followed by residency in neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, where she was selected to serve as chief resident. She completed fellowship training in neuro-infectious diseases and HIV neurology and earned a master's degree in clinical research from UCSF.

Chow is an assistant professor of neurology and has a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Neurology. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, Infectious Diseases Society of America and HIV Medicine Association.

Clinics

Infectious Disease at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0327
Phone: (415) 353-2626
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Thursday
8:20 – 11:40 a.m.

Neuro-Infectious Diseases Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2626

Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Friday, 8:30 a.m. – noon

Board Certification

Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Felicia Chow

Education

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2007

Residencies

Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital 2011

Fellowships

UCSF, Neuro-Infectious Diseases and HIV Neurology 2014

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Chow FC, Wilson MR, Wu K, Ellis RJ, Bosch RJ, Linas BP. Stroke incidence is highest in women and non-Hispanic blacks living with HIV in the AIDS Clinical Trials Group Longitudinal Linked Randomized Trials cohort. AIDS. 2018 Jun 01; 32(9):1125-1135.
  2. Wilson MR, O'Donovan BD, Gelfand JM, Sample HA, Chow FC, Betjemann JP, Shah MP, Richie MB, Gorman MP, Hajj-Ali RA, Calabrese LH, Zorn KC, Chow ED, Greenlee JE, Blum JH, Green G, Khan LM, Banerji D, Langelier C, Bryson-Cahn C, Harrington W, Lingappa JR, Shanbhag NM, Green AJ, Brew BJ, Soldatos A, Strnad L, Doernberg SB, Jay CA, Douglas V, Josephson SA, DeRisi JL. Chronic Meningitis Investigated via Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing. JAMA Neurol. 2018 Apr 16.
  3. Abdallah A, Chang JL, O'Carroll CB, Musubire A, Chow FC, Wilson AL, Siedner MJ. Stroke in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-infected Individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): A Systematic Review. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018 Apr 05.

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