Faculty Profiles

Kerry 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

2012   [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine, 2012-2016
2012   Top Doctor, US News & World Report, 2012
2012   Exceptional Physician Award, UCSF Medical Center, 2012
2007   Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF, 2007
1995   Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell University Medical College, 1995
1991   Phi Beta Kappa, Williams College, 1991

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Recent Articles (13)

Murray SG, Wachter RM, Cho KC, Dhaliwal G. CLINICAL PROBLEM-SOLVING. A Breakthrough Diagnosis. N Engl J Med. 2015 Nov 05; 373(19):1865-70.

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.

Coca SG, Cho KC, Hsu CY. Acute kidney injury in the elderly: predisposition to chronic kidney disease and vice versa. Nephron Clin Pract. 2011; 119 Suppl 1:c19-24.

Lao D, Parasher PS, Cho KC, Yeghiazarians Y. Atherosclerotic renal artery stenosis--diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Jul; 86(7):649-57.

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.

Tichy M, Garg JP, Cho KC, Chertow GM. Bone disease and bottle caps. J Ren Nutr. 2005 Apr; 15(2):257-9.

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.

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