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May Anne Kim-Tenser, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Neurology
CHP 209 C Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 5710

Overview

Dr. Kim is board certified in Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Neurocritical Care. She specializes in the diagnosis and management of patients with stroke and those who are neurocritically ill requiring admission into the neurosciences ICU (ie: GBS, SE, myasthenic crises, SAH, ICH, AVM’s, spinal cord injury).

Dr. Kim’s research interests include the management of intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke outcome/genetics, subarachnoid hemorrhage, hypothermia, and neuroprotection in stroke.

Publications

Inouye S, Jin D, Cen S, Nguyen P, Renda N, Amar AP, Mack WJ, Kim-Tenser MA. Trends in the use of pulmonary artery catheterization in the aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage population. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 31:133-6. View in: PubMed

Ramirez L, Kim-Tenser MA, Sanossian N, Cen S, Wen G, He S, Mack WJ, Towfighi A. Trends in Acute Ischemic Stroke Hospitalizations in the United States. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016; 5(5). View in: PubMed

Kim DH, Saver JL, Starkman S, Liebeskind DS, Ali LK, Restrepo L, Kim-Tenser M, Valdes-Sueiras M, Eckstein M, Pratt F, Stratton S, Hamilton S, Conwit R, Sanossian N. Enrollment Yield and Reasons for Screen Failure in a Large Prehospital Stroke Trial. Stroke. 2016 Jan; 47(1):232-5. View in: PubMed

Ravikumar S, Poysophon P, Poblete R, Kim-Tenser M. A Case of Acute Motor Axonal Neuropathy Mimicking Brain Death and Review of the Literature. Front Neurol. 2016; 7:63. View in: PubMed

Sanossian N, Liebeskind DS, Eckstein M, Starkman S, Stratton S, Pratt FD, Koenig W, Hamilton S, Kim-Tenser M, Conwit R, Saver JL. Routing Ambulances to Designated Centers Increases Access to Stroke Center Care and Enrollment in Prehospital Research. Stroke. 2015 Oct; 46(10):2886-90. View in: PubMed

Attenello FJ, Reid P, Wen T, Cen S, Kim-Tenser M, Sanossian N, Russin J, Amar A, Giannotta S, Mack WJ, Tenser M. Evaluation of time to aneurysm treatment following subarachnoid hemorrhage: comparison of patients treated with clipping versus coiling. J Neurointerv Surg. 2015 Mar 12. View in: PubMed

Attenello FJ, Wen T, Cen SY, Ng A, Kim-Tenser M, Sanossian N, Amar AP, Mack WJ. Incidence of "never events" among weekend admissions versus weekday admissions to US hospitals: national analysis. BMJ. 2015; 350:h1460. View in: PubMed

Attenello FJ, Wang K, Wen T, Cen SY, Kim-Tenser M, Amar AP, Sanossian N, Giannotta SL, Mack WJ. Health disparities in time to aneurysm clipping/coiling among aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage patients: a national study. World Neurosurg. 2014 Dec; 82(6):1071-6. View in: PubMed

Wen T, He S, Attenello F, Cen SY, Kim-Tenser M, Adamczyk P, Amar AP, Sanossian N, Mack WJ. The impact of patient age and comorbidities on the occurrence of "never events" in cerebrovascular surgery: an analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. J Neurosurg. 2014 Sep; 121(3):580-6. View in: PubMed

Wen T, Attenello FJ, He S, Cen Y, Kim-Tenser MA, Sanossian N, Amar AP, Mack WJ. Racial and socioeconomic disparities in incidence of hospital-acquired complications following cerebrovascular procedures. Neurosurgery. 2014 Jul; 75(1):43-50. View in: PubMed

Hanks N, Wen G, He S, Song S, Saver JL, Cen S, Kim-Tenser M, Mack W, Sanossian N. Expansion of u. s. Emergency medical service routing for stroke care: 2000-2010. West J Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 15(4):499-503. View in: PubMed

Kim-Tenser M, Mack WJ. Anticoagulation in the setting of intracerebral hemorrhage: controversies in resuming therapy. World Neurosurg. 2014 May-Jun; 81(5-6):669-70. View in: PubMed

Groysman LI, Emanuel BA, Kim-Tenser MA, Sung GY, Mack WJ. Therapeutic hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Jun; 30(6):E17. View in: PubMed

Kapetanovic S, Kim MA. Hemorrhagic stroke in a patient recently started on mixed amphetamine salts. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Oct; 167(10):1277-8. View in: PubMed

Samaniego EA, Kim MA, Wijman CA. Fatal massive cerebral air embolism in a lung transplant patient. Neurocrit Care. 2009 Dec; 11(3):381-3. View in: PubMed

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