Steven Kayser, PharmD


Steven R. Kayser is a clinical pharmacist at the UCSF Anticoagulation Clinic. He also holds the title of professor emeritus in the department of clinical pharmacy at UCSF. He specializes in the treatment of blood clots associated with atrial fibrillation, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, stroke and hereditary thrombophilias, as well as the perioperative management of anticoagulants. His research interests include antithrombotic drugs, perioperative management of anticoagulants and the application of new drugs to prevent blood clot problems. For over 35 years, Kayser has travelled around the world serving as a visiting professor in countries such as Japan, Thailand, England and Singapore.

Kayser earned a doctor of pharmacy (Pharm.D.) at the UCSF School of Pharmacy. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, such as the UCSF Preceptor of the Year Award, Clinical Pharmacy Residents and UCSF Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching. Kayser is a member of various professional organizations including the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.


Anticoagulation Clinic
350 Parnassus Ave., Fourth Floor, Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94143-0325
Phone: (415) 353-2143
Fax: (415) 353-2890

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Academic Title

Professor Emeritus

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Alldredge BK, Kayser SR. In reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Aug 12; 173(15):1473.
  2. Alldredge BK, Kayser SR. Bending the curve toward increased use of generic drugs. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Feb 11; 173(3):233-4.
  3. Johnson SG, Kayser SR, Attridge RL, Duvall L, Kiser TH, Moote R, Reed BN, Rodgers JE, Erstad B. Key articles and guidelines in the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension: 2011 update. Pharmacotherapy. 2012 Jun; 32(6):e134-69.

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