Nerissa Ko, MD

Neurointensivist

Dr. Nerissa Ko is a neurointensivist, or a neurologist with critical care training, who specializes in the care of hospital patients undergoing neurovascular treatment. She earned her medical degree at John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii. She completed a residency in neurology and fellowships in critical care medicine and neurocritical care at UCSF Medical Center She is a member of several medical associations, including the American Heart Association, Neurocritical Care Society and Bay Area Stroke Society. Ko's research interests include the study of clinical outcomes of patients who suffer from subarchnoid hemorrhages.

Clinics

HHT Center of Excellence
185 Berry St., Suite 180, Lobby 6
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: (415) 353-8867
Fax: (415) 353-4503

Hours: Monday to Friday,
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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

Professor

More about Nerissa Ko

Education

University of Hawaii 1995

Residencies

UCSF Neurology Department, Neurology 1999

Fellowships

UCSF, Critical Care Medicine 2000
UCSF, Neurovascular/Critical Care 2001

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Ryu J, Ko N, Hu X, Shadden SC. Numerical Investigation of Vasospasm Detection by Extracranial Blood Velocity Ratios. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017; 43(5-6):214-222.
  2. Arroyo-Palacios J, Rudz M, Fidler R, Smith W, Ko N, Park S, Bai Y, Hu X. Characterization of Shape Differences Among ICP Pulses Predicts Outcome of External Ventricular Drainage Weaning Trial. Neurocrit Care. 2016 12; 25(3):424-433.
  3. van 't Hof FN, Ruigrok YM, Lee CH, Ripke S, Anderson G, de Andrade M, Baas AF, Blankensteijn JD, Böttinger EP, Bown MJ, Broderick J, Bijlenga P, Carrell DS, Crawford DC, Crosslin DR, Ebeling C, Eriksson JG, Fornage M, Foroud T, von Und Zu Fraunberg M, Friedrich CM, Gaál EI, Gottesman O, Guo DC, Harrison SC, Hernesniemi J, Hofman A, Inoue I, Jääskeläinen JE, Jones GT, Kiemeney LA, Kivisaari R, Ko N, Koskinen S, Kubo M, Kullo IJ, Kuivaniemi H, Kurki MI, Laakso A, Lai D, Leal SM, Lehto H, LeMaire SA, Low SK, Malinowski J, McCarty CA, Milewicz DM, Mosley TH, Nakamura Y, Nakaoka H, Niemelä M, Pacheco J, Peissig PL, Pera J, Rasmussen-Torvik L, Ritchie MD, Rivadeneira F, van Rij AM, Santos-Cortez RL, Saratzis A, Slowik A, Takahashi A, Tromp G, Uitterlinden AG, Verma SS, Vermeulen SH, Wang GT. Shared Genetic Risk Factors of Intracranial, Abdominal, and Thoracic Aneurysms. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 14; 5(7).

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