Kiran M. Kanth, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Kiran M. Kanth, M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor

To see if Kiran M. Kanth is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).








Locations and Contact

UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

Midtown Neurology Clinic
3160 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

Get Directions

Phone: 916-734-3588

Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Kanth's primary goal is to provide the best care possible for her patients. She believes in open and honest communication, teamwork, and thorough investigation to find the right diagnosis and treatments for her patients. She strives to educate her patients about their conditions so that they can make their own decisions about medical care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kanth is a general adult neurologist with subspecialty training in epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology. She has a special clinical interest in epilepsy surgery evaluations for drug resistant epilepsy, which determines if a patient with epilepsy may be a candidate for surgery, and in care for woman with epilepsy.



Center/Program Affiliation

Center for Neuroscience

Undergraduate School

B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 2009

Medical School

M.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 2013


Internal Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 2013-2014


Neurology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 2014-2017


Clinical Neurophysiology-EEG, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 2017-2018


Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN 2018-2019

Teaching Award issued by the Neurology Residents, 2020, 2021

Kanth KM, Clark S, Britton JW. Antiseizure Medication Therapy. Cascino GD, Sirven JI, Tatus WO (eds.). Epilepsy Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell. 2021;11:179-215.  

Kanth K, Park K, Seyal M. Severity of Peri-ictal Respiratory Dysfunction With Epilepsy Duration and Patient Age at Epilepsy Onset. Front Neurol. 2020 Dec 18;11:618841. doi:10.3389/fneur.2020.618841. PMID:33391175.

Park K, Kanth K, Bajwa S, Girgis F, Shahlaie K, Seyal M. Seizure-related apneas have an inconsistent linkage to amygdala seizure spread. Epilepsia. 2020 Jun;61(6):1253-1260. doi:10.1111/epi.16518. Epub 2020 May 11. PMID:32391925.

Kanth KM, Solorzano GE, Goldman MD. PML in a patient with myasthenia gravis treated with multiple immunosuppressing agents. Neurol Clin Pract. 2016 Apr;6(2):e17-e19. doi:10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000202. PMID:27104071.