Anthony Kim, MD
|Title||Assistant Professor in Residence|
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||675 Nelson Rising Lane|
San Francisco CA 94158
Dr. Kim is currently Assistant Professor of Neurology and is Medical Director of the UCSF Stroke Center.
He completed his undergraduate education at Brown University and received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. He then completed his medicine internship and Neurology residency. After a co-chief resident year, he remain at UCSF on clinical staff at San Francisco General Hospital. He subsequently completed fellowship training in Vascular Neurology (stroke) at UCSF and he received a Master's Degree in Clinical Research from the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He sees patients on the inpatient Neurovascular Service and the outpatient Stroke Clinic and leads quality improvement and accreditation efforts for UCSF Stroke Center.
His research interests are focused on developing strategies to improve the diagnosis and cost-effective management of stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) and reducing the global impact of stroke. He is the recipient of a American Heart Association Award to develop clinical prediction rules for assessing the risk of stroke in Emergency Department patients who present with dizziness and vertigo symptoms. He is also principal investigator for the National Stroke Association-sponsored WebTIA project (http://tia.ucsf.edu/), an innovative web-based study that is designed to develop and validate a patient-centered tool for assessing self-reported symptoms of possible TIA. Finally, he is co-investigator for the NIH-sponsored Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke (IRIS) Trial (http://www.iristrial.org), a randomized clinical trial for the secondary prevention of stroke.
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