Geoffrey Kerchner, MD, PhD

Memory disorders specialist

4.8 out of 5
56 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Memory Disorders Center

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  • Fellowship: Univ of California San Francisco (2009) CA
  • Residency: Univ of California San Francisco (2007) CA
  • Internship: Univ of California San Francisco (2004) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2008)
  • MD/PhD, Washington University, Neuroscience (2003)
  • Medical Education: Washington University School Of Medicine (2003) MO
  • AB, Harvard College, Biochemical Sciences (1994)

Honors & Awards

  • Medical Student Prize, American Academy of Neurology (2003)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha (2003-now)
  • Member, Phi Beta Kappa (1993-now)
  • Awardee, Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Research Grant (2011-2013)
  • Awardee, SINTN / Johnson & Johnson New Neurosciences Innovations Initiative (2011-2013)
  • Awardee, Paul B. Beeson Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award in Aging (2012-2017)
  • Awardee, McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award (2013-2016)

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4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.8

Listens

4.8

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.2

Wait times

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

We think Dr. Kerchner really cares about his patients, and listens carefully about reaction, or lack of to medications he prescribes. He has changed strengths of meds if they seem to be ineffective or too strong.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kerchner is excellent neurologist: thorough, kind & took sufficient time w/my mother.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Kerchner is a remarkably compassionate and caring physician,who shows a genuine concern for me and how I'm doing. He is an excellent listener and gives clear, detailed feedback about the issues we are discussing. I have great confidence in him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

All good and attentive.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He is the BEST ever. I am hoping he accepts to be my regular provider.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Kerchner - Exceptional!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He is great!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I was a volunteer for a study; excellent responses.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very professional, thoughtful, courteous, personable.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

No bad experiences.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Kerchner is, by far the best doctor I have taken my mother to.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very knowledgeable; understanding & great input; great listener.

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4.8 out of 5
56 Patient Ratings
16 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Jul 2016

We think Dr. Kerchner really cares about his patients, and listens carefully about reaction, or lack of to medications he prescribes. He has changed strengths of meds if they seem to be ineffective or too strong.

SHC Patient, May 2016

Dr. Kerchner is excellent neurologist: thorough, kind & took sufficient time w/my mother.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

Dr. Kerchner is a remarkably compassionate and caring physician,who shows a genuine concern for me and how I'm doing. He is an excellent listener and gives clear, detailed feedback about the issues we are discussing. I have great confidence in him as my doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2016

All good and attentive.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He is the BEST ever. I am hoping he accepts to be my regular provider.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Kerchner - Exceptional!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

He is great!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

I was a volunteer for a study; excellent responses.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very professional, thoughtful, courteous, personable.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

No bad experiences.

SHC Patient, Jun 2014

Dr. Kerchner is, by far the best doctor I have taken my mother to.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Very knowledgeable; understanding & great input; great listener.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Kerchner is more than we could possibly hope for in a doctor.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

He is a great doctor!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

I received very good attention and care from all the people.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Good.