Kerry Cho, MD

Nephrologist

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.

Clinics

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

Academic Title

Professor

More about Kerry Cho

Education

Weill Cornell Medicine 1996

Residencies

University of Michigan Medical School, Internal Medicine 1999

Fellowships

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.
  4. Coca SG, Cho KC, Hsu CY. Acute kidney injury in the elderly: predisposition to chronic kidney disease and vice versa. Nephron Clin Pract. 2011; 119 Suppl 1:c19-24.
  5. Lao D, Parasher PS, Cho KC, Yeghiazarians Y. Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis--diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Jul; 86(7):649-57.
  6. Cho KC. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Electrolyte & Acid-Base Disorders. 2011; 841-868.
  7. Cho KC, Chertow GM. Primer on Kidney Diseases. Management of Acute Kidney Injury. 2009; 305-311.
  8. Cho KC, Himmelfarb J, Paganini E, Ikizler TA, Soroko SH, Mehta RL, Chertow GM. Survival by dialysis modality in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2006 Nov; 17(11):3132-8.
  9. Chertow GM, Soroko SH, Paganini EP, Cho KC, Himmelfarb J, Ikizler TA, Mehta RL. Mortality after acute renal failure: models for prognostic stratification and risk adjustment. Kidney Int. 2006 Sep; 70(6):1120-6.
  10. Tichy M, Garg JP, Cho KC, Chertow GM. Bone disease and bottle caps. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Apr; 15(2):257-9.
  11. Hospital Medicine; Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander H, eds. Common Electrolyte Disorders. 2005; 1045-1053.
  12. Cho KC, Chertow GM. Primer on Kidney Diseases; Greenberg A, ed. Management of Acute Renal Failure. 2005; 315-321.

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