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Department Cerebrovascular Center
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Japanese
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.636.5860
Desk:
216.445.4073
Fax:
216.636.2061

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Neurology

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
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Appointment:
216.636.5860
Desk:
216.445.4073
Fax:
216.636.2061
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cerebrovascular Neurology
  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Neurovascular Ultrasound
  • Stroke Epidemiology
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Acute Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Basilar Artery Disease
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Stroke
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vertebral Artery Disease
View all 21 Specialties +
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Biography

About Ken Uchino, MD

Ken Uchino, MD, is a stroke neurologist at Cerebrovascular Center at Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is the Director of Research and Education at Cerebrovascular Center and is the program director of Vascular Neurology Fellowship. He is a Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Dr Uchino’s interest cover a range from acute stroke treatment and causes of strokes and prevention and sees patients in hospital with acute stroke and in outpatient clinic.

He graduated from New York University School of Medicine, and trained in neurology at University of Washington, Seattle. He completed a two-year fellowship in cerebrovascular diseases at University of Texas-Houston. He was on the faculty at University of Pittsburgh for 6 years and since 2009 has been a staff physician at Cleveland Clinic Cerebrovascular Center.

Dr Uchino has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers. He has research interests in particular in acute stroke treatment and intracranial stenosis (narrowing of brain arteries).

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2009

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Texas Affiliated Hospitals
Vascular Neurology
Houston, TX USA
2003

Residency - University of Washington Medical Center
Neurology
Seattle, WA USA
2001

Internship - University of Washington Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Seattle, WA USA
1998

Medical Education - New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY USA
1997

Certifications

  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology

Specialty Interests

acute stroke treatment, carotid artery disease, carotid artery stenosis, cerebrovascular disease, cerebrovascular neurology, hemorrhagic stroke, intracranial stenosis, ischemic stroke, neurovascular ultrasound, secondary stroke prevention, stroke, stroke epidemiology and risk factor modification, stroke outcomes, vasculitis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ken Uchino, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/6/2023, Dr. Uchino has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

72 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Very confident in the care I received from Dr Uchino.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

I felt very relaxed during my visit. Dr Ouchino was very helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. Uchino took an extraordinary amount of time with me which was most appreciated. He explained my MRI by showing my images to me. He was very personable, knowledgeable, and thorough in his explanations. It was a great appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Uchino carefully listens to my concerns and advises what to do with the situation.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr. Uchino spent a lot of time explaining to us the results of the MRA, his thought process in assessing my condition and his explanation of why there should be no cause for concern. My wife and I were very grateful for the time he spent with us.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

My experience was very helpful. Dr Uchino is a kind and professional person who cares about your health.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Uchino was very thorough and didn't rush through my visit, Answered our questions and concerns in easy to understand wording. Would definitely recommend him! Thank you for great care that I hadn't gotten at home.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr Uchino was very patient and caring.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

Outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Really like Dr. Uchino. He takes his time to explain everything and answer questions and is a very caring doctor

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

The doctor was exceptionally good.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Uchino is wonderful. Very competent, analytical, thoughtful and attentive to detail. He clearly had reviewed my file and was familiar with my case. He took time with me and I felt very cared for as a patient. A first class physician.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

I saw Dr. Uchino for a pre op clearance due to history of silent stroke. He was very reassuring, listens very well and even addressed other issues I mentioned. He is caring, professional and makes the patient his complete focus. I am grateful for his care.

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