Dr. Kristine Yaffe MD Neurologist

Dr. Kristine Yaffe is a neurologist in San Francisco, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 18 years. She is one of 31 doctors at San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 127 at UCSF Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

UCSF Medical Center
Ranked #5 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Psychiatry, 1993 - 1995

University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1990 - 1993

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1990

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Mitochondrial DNA sequence associations with dementia and amyloid-β in elderly African Americans.
Tranah, G. J.,Yokoyama, J. S.,Katzman, S. M.,Nalls, M. A.,Newman, A. B.,Harris, T. B.,Cesari, M.,Manini, T. M.,Schork, N. J.,Cummings, S. R.,Liu, Y.,Yaffe, K.

Reduced heart rate variability is associated with worse cognitive performance in elderly mexican americans.
Zeki Al Hazzouri, A.,Haan, M. N.,Deng, Y.,Neuhaus, J.,Yaffe, K.

Posttraumatic stress disorder and cognitive function: findings from the mind your heart study.
Cohen, B. E.,Neylan, T. C.,Yaffe, K.,Samuelson, K. W.,Li, Y.,Barnes, D. E.

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