Faculty Profile

Dr. Kathryn F. Kirchoff-Torres, M.D.

Kathryn F. Kirchoff-Torres, M.D.

Assistant Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Critical Care)

Professional Interests

Dr. Kirchoff-Torres joined the neurology faculty in 2010 after completing her training in neurology and vascular neurology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  She is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Neurovascular Interpretation of carotid and transcranial ultrasound by the American Society of Neuroimaging.  He interests include acute ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, vascular malformations of the central nervous system, cerebrovascular disorders of pregnancy, hypercoagulable disorders and stroke education.  She is an attending neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center and sees outpatients at the Stern Stroke Center.

Selected Publications

Baffour FI, Kirchoff-Torres KF, Einstein FH, Karakash S, Miller TS. Bilateral internal carotid artery dissection in the postpartum period.Obstetrics & Gynecology 2012 Feb;119(Part 2):489-492.

Zach V, Zhovtis S, Kirchoff-Torres KF, Weinberger JM. Common carotid artery dissection: a case report and review of the literature. Journal of Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases 2012 Jan;21(1):52-60.

Goulart JM, Yoo JY, Kirchoff-Torres KF, Delman BN, Tuhrim S. Ischemic stroke in an adult with Glycogen Storage Disease Type I. J Clin Neurosci 2010 Nov;17(11):1467-9.

Katz M, Lesko J, Kirchoff-Torres KF, Zach V, Levine SR. Cerebrovascular disease and pregnancy. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review 2010; 21:2 114–162.

Kirchoff-Torres K, Levine SR. Antiphospholipid antibodies: pinning risk on a moving target. Lancet Neurology 2009;8(11):971-3.

Kirchoff KF. Travelogue. Contexts: A Forum for Medical Humanities. 2001;9(4):5-7.

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