Kerry Cho, MD


Dr. Kerry Cho is a nephrologist who cares for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, hypertension and electrolyte abnormalities. He also has an interest in amyloidosis, tuberous sclerosis, and end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis.

Cho earned his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College, now called Weill Cornell Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School, followed by a fellowship in nephrology at UCSF.

Cho is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He completed the Teaching Scholars Program through the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators at UCSF. He is a clinical professor of medicine and director of the Nephrology Fellowship Training Program at UCSF.

In his free time, Cho enjoys playing guitar and baseball, and reading nonfiction.


Nephrology and Hypertension Faculty Practice
400 Parnassus Ave., B1 Plaza Level
San Francisco, CA 94143-0532
Phone: (415) 353-2507
Fax: (415) 353-2530

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

Board Certification

Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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More about Kerry Cho


Weill Cornell Medicine 1996


University of Michigan Medical School, Internal Medicine 1999


UCSF, Nephrology 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Murray SG, Wachter RM, Cho KC, Dhaliwal G. CLINICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING. A Breakthrough Diagnosis. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 05; 373(19):1865-70.
  2. Cho KC. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Electrolyte & Acid-Base Disorders. 2012.
  3. Lin A, Cho KC. Handbook of Endovascular Peripheral Interventions. Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy. 2012; 141-150.

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