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    May Anne Kim-Tenser, MD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Clinical Neurology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressCHP 209 C
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089-9207
    Phone+1 323 442 5710
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      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.

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      1. Chang JJ, Kim-Tenser M, Emanuel BA, Jones GM, Chapple K, Alikhani A, Sanossian N, Mack WJ, Tsivgoulis G, Alexandrov AV, Pourmotabbed T. Minocycline and matrix metalloproteinase inhibition in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: a pilot study. Eur J Neurol. 2017 Sep 20. PMID: 28929560.
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      2. Sanossian N, Rosenberg L, Liebeskind DS, Starkman S, Eckstein M, Stratton S, Pratt FD, Hamilton S, Kim-Tenser M, Sharma LK, Restrepo L, Valdes-Suieras M, Conwit R, Saver JL. A Dedicated Spanish Language Line Increases Enrollment of Hispanics Into Prehospital Clinical Research. Stroke. 2017 May; 48(5):1389-1391. PMID: 28389617.
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      3. Wen T, Attenello FJ, Cen SY, Khalessi AA, Kim-Tenser M, Sanossian N, Giannotta SL, Amar AP, Mack WJ. Impact of the 2003 ACGME Resident Duty Hour Reform on Hospital-Acquired Conditions: A National Retrospective Analysis. J Grad Med Educ. 2017 Apr; 9(2):215-221. PMID: 28439356.
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      4. Poblete R, Zheng L, Raghavan R, Cen S, Amar A, Sanossian N, Mack W, Kim-Tenser M. Trends in Ventriculostomy-Associated Infections and Mortality in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Data From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. World Neurosurg. 2017 Mar; 99:599-604. PMID: 28034809.
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      5. Ramirez L, Kim-Tenser M, Sanossian N, Cen S, Wen G, He S, Mack WJ, Towfighi A. Trends in Transient Ischemic Attack Hospitalizations in the United States. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Sep 24; 5(9). PMID: 27664805.
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      6. Ramirez L, Kim-Tenser M, 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 May 11; 5(5). PMID: 27169548; PMCID: PMC4889194.
      7. 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. PMID: 27199887; PMCID: PMC4844925.
      8. Inouye S, Jin D, Cen S, Nguyen P, Renda N, Amar AP, Mack WJ, Kim-Tenser M. Trends in the use of pulmonary artery catheterization in the aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage population. J Clin Neurosci. 2016 Sep; 31:133-6. PMID: 27068011.
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      9. 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. PMID: 26658446; PMCID: PMC4909489 [Available on 01/01/17].
      10. 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. PMID: 26265130; PMCID: PMC4920547 [Available on 10/01/16].
      11. 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 Apr 15; 350:h1460. PMID: 25876878; PMCID: PMC4398994.
      12. 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. 2016 Apr; 8(4):373-7. PMID: 25765950.
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      13. 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. PMID: 25175276.
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      14. Wen T, Attenello FJ, He S, Cen Y, Kim-Tenser M, 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. PMID: 24662507.
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      15. 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. PMID: 25035758; PMCID: PMC4100858.
      16. 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. PMID: 24972123.
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      17. 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. PMID: 23500337.
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      18. Groysman LI, Emanuel BA, Kim-Tenser M, Sung GY, Mack WJ. Therapeutic hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke. Neurosurg Focus. 2011 Jun; 30(6):E17. PMID: 21631218.
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      19. Kapetanovic S, Kim MA. Hemorrhagic stroke in a patient recently started on mixed amphetamine salts. Am J Psychiatry. 2010 Oct; 167(10):1277-8. PMID: 20889668.
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      20. Samaniego EA, Kim MA, Wijman CA. Fatal massive cerebral air embolism in a lung transplant patient. Neurocrit Care. 2009 Dec; 11(3):381-3. PMID: 19649748.
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