Biomagnetic Imaging Laboratory
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
United States of America
Dr. Heidi Kirsch is a neurologist who specializes in the treatment of epilepsy. Kirsch has a special interest in identifying where seizures originate and mapping functional regions of the brain tKirsch completed her medical degree at UCSF, followed by a residency in neurology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She then completed a fellowship in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She also earned a master's degree in health and medical sciences from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health.Kirsch is a professor of clinical neurology and radiology and biomedical imaging at UCSF. She serves on the Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California's board of directors.o help improve surgical outcomes.
Kirsch studies new methods of mapping the brain and how seizures spread in the brain, along with how epilepsy affects cognitive function. She also participates in designing new curricula for the UCSF School of Medicine.