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Kerry Cho



Dr. Kerry Cho is a nephrologist (a specialist in kidney disorders) who cares for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, hypertension or electrolyte abnormalities. He also has particular interests 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, and he directs the UCSF Nephrology Fellowship Training Program.

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

  • Education

    Weill Cornell Medicine, 1996

  • Residencies

    University of Michigan Medical School, Internal Medicine, 1999

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Nephrology, 2002

  • Board Certifications

    Nephrology, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Academic Title


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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    80 Ratings
    About our process
    Jan 27, 2022
    Excellent care.
    Jan 13, 2022
    Great doctor! Really great balance of incredible knowledge patient-centeredness in care.
    Dec 16, 2021
    Dr. Cho is an outstanding doctor who listens to you and explains everything well.
    Dec 11, 2021
    Wonderful informative and respectful visit.
    Sep 23, 2021
    Professor Cho is one of the best nephrologists in the nation!
    Jul 02, 2021
    Please thank Dr Kerry Cho for the wonderful care he has provided both physically and psychologically Dr. Cho has talked me through some anxious moments and has always answered my messages on MyHealth UCSF. His care is greatly appreciated.
    Jul 02, 2021
    May 27, 2021
    Dr. Kerry Cho is one of the best doctors at UCSF. He is very knowledgeable and an excellent listener. I wish there are more like him.
    Feb 27, 2021
    dr. Cho is a wonderful man and nephrologist.
    Feb 02, 2021
    I only got good things to say about Dr. Cho
    Jan 14, 2021
    Sep 17, 2020
    Dr. Cho has a great "bedside" manner and engages well. Give a good feeling of confidence.

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    Our stories: A normal life