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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations


Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

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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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


Education & Fellowships

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

Residency - University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Internship - University of Washington Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Seattle, WA United States

Medical Education - New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY United States


  • 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

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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.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

97 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 4.9
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2024

I cannot give enough praise to the care that has been provided to me by Dr. Uchino. It is a rare case to find a doctor who has a wonderfully kind and attentive personality along with the ability to provide the highest degree of professional and scientific care. Dr. Uchino's honesty, attention to detail, and the desire to educate his patients about their individual health care needs serves us as patients and the reputation of the Cleveland Clinic to the highest degree.

Reviewed on May 31, 2024

Dr Uchino was great. He asked how I was doing and listened to me. He discussed future visits if I had increase in problems, test we could go then and possible treatments. I will continue to follow up with him. I would definitely recommend him!

Reviewed on May 7, 2024

Best of the best. Wonderful, caring doctor

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Uchino is fantastic

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr Ken Uchino was very AWESOME he was very helpful he answered all my questions and after speaking with him I felt so much better and reassured about my health

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

The doctor was very thorough and friendly. He really took the time and treated me as a person rather than a number.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

Dr. Uchino had reviewed my case prior to coming into the room and answered all my questions gave me some good advice, but never pushed it on me. It was things that I could think about to improve my health and cardiovascular situation. I was very pleased and so was my son who had accompanied me.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr Uchino always very attentive. Answers all questions. Is friendly and patient.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr Uchino is a best in class physician. His knowledge and experience enable him to make highly confident diagnoses even In situations that are not straightforward. He takes the time to explain things extremely well to the patient. His outstanding analytical and diagnostic skills elicit great trust and confidence from the patient.

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.

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