Faculty ProfilesKerry Cho, MD
533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall
San Francisco, CA 94143
College: Williams College, BA
Medical School: Cornell University Medical College, MD
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Michigan
Fellowship: Nephrology, University of California San Francisco
Post-graduate: Teaching Scholars Program, Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF
My clinical interests include end-stage renal disease, acute kidney injury, amyloidosis, and continuous renal replacement therapy. As the nephrology fellowship program director, I monitor our nephrology fellows through clinical and research training at UCSF. I am interested in medical education at all levels including medical students, residents, and fellows.
Education and Training
|Location||Degree or Training||Specialty||Date|
|University of California, San Francisco||Clinical Fellowship||School of Medicine - Nephrology|
Awards and Honors
 Top Doctor, Marin Magazine, 2012-2016
Top Doctor, US News & World Report, 2012
Exceptional Physician Award, UCSF Medical Center, 2012
Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2007
Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell University Medical College, 1995
Phi Beta Kappa, Williams College, 1991
Related Web Sites
- Clinical Profile at UCSF Medical Center
- UCSF Nephrology Fellowship Program
- Biography at UCSF Nephrology Division
Recent Articles (13)
Cho KC. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Electrolyte & Acid-Base Disorders. 2012.
Lin A, Cho KC. Handbook of Endovascular Peripheral Interventions. Prevention of Contrast-Induced Nephropathy. 2012; 141-150.
Cho KC. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment. Electrolyte & Acid-Base Disorders. 2011; 841-868.
Cho KC, Chertow GM. Primer on Kidney Diseases. Management of Acute Kidney Injury. 2009; 305-311.
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.
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.
Hospital Medicine; Wachter RM, Goldman L, Hollander H, eds. Common Electrolyte Disorders. 2005; 1045-1053.
Cho KC, Chertow GM. Primer on Kidney Diseases; Greenberg A, ed. Management of Acute Renal Failure. 2005; 315-321.