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Christine Fox


Pediatric vascular neurologist
Director, Pediatric Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease Center, San Francisco
Researcher, cyclist and mom of three

Dr. Christine Fox is a pediatric neurologist who specializes in childhood stroke.

Fox's research focuses on risk factors for childhood stroke and how seizures affect outcomes for pediatric stroke patients. She also has a special interest in neurological intensive care.

Fox earned her medical degree at UCSF. She completed a residency in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, followed by a residency in pediatric neurology and a fellowship in vascular neurology at UCSF. She also has a master of advanced study degree in clinical research from UCSF.

Fox has received numerous prestigious awards, including the Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (part of the National Institutes of Health). She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Child Neurology Society and American Heart Association.

  • Education

    UCSF, MAS, Clinical Research, 2012

    UCSF, MD, 2004

  • Residencies

    UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, Pediatrics, 2007

    UCSF, Pediatric Neurology, 2009

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Vascular Neurology, 2011

  • Board Certifications

    Child Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

I'm inspired by my patients and their families. I love being part of a team that helps children recover from injury and maintain brain health.

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