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

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cerebrovascular Neurology
  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis And Treatment
  • Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)
  • Neurovascular Ultrasound
  • Stroke Epidemiology
  • Thrombolysis
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Acute Stroke
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Basilar Artery Disease
  • Brain Hemorrhage
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Cerebral Vasculitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Intracranial Atherosclerosis
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage, Cerebral Hemorrhage, & Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Intracranial Stenosis
  • Moya Moya Disease
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Secondary Stroke Prevention
  • 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 an Associate 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 100 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 School of Med.
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

Undergraduate - Harvard University
Biology
Cambridge, MA USA
1990

Certifications

  • Neurology
  • 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

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/2/2019, 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

56 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Great care by your staff and Dr. Uchino.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

The doctor has ALWAYS been top notch!

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Dr Uchono always takes his time with us and answers our questions in a way we can understand.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

Doctor was forthcoming with responses to my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2019

Dr. Uchino was very patient and took a lot of time answering our questions and listening to our concerns.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

I appreciate that Dr. Uchino always provides an AVS- After Visit Summary at the end of the visit.

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

it always goes well with doctor Uchino. he is very understanding and explains every thing I need to know about my health issues.

Reviewed on May 2, 2019

I definitely would recommend this doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

Dr Uchinos wealth of knowledge both academic and clinical was impressive. He listened with compassion and understanding and offered explanations as to the etiology of my neurological event. I will be following up with Dr Uchino for my lifetime.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

The Doctor was so kind and patience with me.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

Whereas, there was a long wait time, we felt OK about that since the doctor spent time with us and did not rush us.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018

I never had a health provider spend as much time as was given to me on October 25. The doctor was outstanding and informative.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2018

Dr. Uchino and his staff has provided excellent care to me since my stroke 3 years ago...I see him twice a year for ultrasound and consultation never a problem scheduling, always on time visits, appointments shifted to late morning more recently because of an hour drive to the clinic. Excellent physician surrounded by competent staff!

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