Kendall Nash, MD

Pediatric neurologist

Dr. Kendall Nash is a pediatric neurologist whose primary focus is the delivery of the highest quality neurological care for hospitalized children. As a pediatric "neurohospitalist" with specialty training in epilepsy, her special interests range from quality improvement work to EEG monitoring in critically ill children.

Nash received her medical degree at UCSF. Subsequently, she completed a residency in child neurology and fellowship in epilepsy, also at UCSF. She is board certified in neurology, with added qualifications in child neurology. Nash is the recipient of numerous awards, including the UCSF Exceptional Physician Award. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society.

Board Certification

Neurology - Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

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UCSF School of Medicine 2004


UCSF Medical Center 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. McBain KL, Payne ET, Sharma R, Frndova H, Abend NS, Sánchez SM, Gallentine WB, Cornett KM, Nash KB, Snead OC, Parshuram CS, Hutchison JS, Hahn CD. Strategies to Maximize Enrollment in a Prospective Study of Comatose Children in the PICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar; 17(3):246-50.
  2. Sands TT, Nash K, Tong S, Sullivan J. Focal seizures in children with anti-NMDA receptor antibody encephalitis. Epilepsy Res. 2015 May; 112:31-6.
  3. Yang A, Arndt DH, Berg RA, Carpenter JL, Chapman KE, Dlugos DJ, Gallentine WB, Giza CC, Goldstein JL, Hahn CD, Lerner JT, Loddenkemper T, Matsumoto JH, Nash KB, Payne ET, Sánchez Fernández I, Shults J, Topjian AA, Williams K, Wusthoff CJ, Abend NS. Development and validation of a seizure prediction model in critically ill children. Seizure. 2015 Feb; 25:104-11.

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