Kwan Leung Ng, M.D., Ph.D. for UC Davis Health

Kwan Leung Ng, M.D., Ph.D.

Vice Chair of Inpatient Neurology

Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology

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Locations and Contact

UC Davis Midtown Ambulatory Care Center

Midtown Neurology Clinic
3160 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816

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Phone: 916-734-3588

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

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



Undergraduate School

B.S., UC Davis, Davis CA 1995

Medical School

M.D., UC Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine CA 2008

Other School

Ph.D., Pharmacology, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 2006


Internal Medicine, UC San Francisco-Fresno Medical Educational Program, Fresno CA 2008-2009


Neurology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD 2010-2012


Clinical Stroke, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2013-2014


Clinical Neuro-Rehabilitation, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 2014-2015

Ready Senior Residents Appreciation Award for outstanding contributions to resident education, UC Davis Department of Neurology, 2019

Nursing Excellence Award:Friends of Nursing, UC Davis Health, 2019

Durocher M, Knepp B, Yee A, Jickling G, Rodriguez F, Ng K, Zhan X, Hamade F, Ferino E, Amini H, Carmona-Mora P, Hull H, Ander BP, Sharp FR, Stamova B. Molecular Correlates of Hemorrhage and Edema Volumes Following Human Intracerebral Hemorrhage Implicate Inflammation, Autophagy, mRNA Splicing, and T Cell Receptor Signaling. Transl Stroke Res. 2021 Oct;12(5):754-777. doi:10.1007/s12975-020-00869-y. Epub 2020 Nov 18. PMID:33206327.

Stamova B, Ander BP, Jickling G, Hamade F, Durocher M, Zhan X, Liu DZ, Cheng X, Hull H, Yee A, Ng K, Shroff N, Sharp FR. The intracerebral hemorrhage blood transcriptome in humans differs from the ischemic stroke and vascular risk factor control blood transcriptomes. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2019 Sep;39(9):1818-1835. doi:10.1177/0271678X18769513. Epub 2018 Apr 13. PMID:29651892.

Swor DE, Maas MB, Walia SS, Bissig DP, Liotta EM, Naidech AM, Ng KL. Clinical characteristics and outcomes of methamphetamine-associated intracerebral hemorrhage. Neurology. 2019 Jul 2;93(1):e1-e7. doi:10.1212/WNL.0000000000007666. Epub 2019 May 29. PMID:31142634.

Badea A, Ng KL, Anderson RJ, Zhang J, Miller MI, O'Brien RJ. Magnetic resonance imaging of mouse brain networks plasticity following motor learning. PLoS One. 2019 May 8;14(5):e0216596. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0216596. PMID:31067263.

Durocher M, Ander BP, Jickling G, Hamade F, Hull H, Knepp B, Liu DZ, Zhan X, Tran A, Cheng X, Ng K, Yee A, Sharp FR, Stamova B. Inflammatory, regulatory, and autophagy co-expression modules and hub genes underlie the peripheral immune response to human intracerebral hemorrhage. J Neuroinflammation. 2019 Mar 5;16(1):56. doi:10.1186/s12974-019-1433-4. PMID:30836997.

Shroff N, Ander BP, Zhan X, Stamova B, Liu D, Hull H, Hamade FR, Dykstra-Aiello C, Ng K, Sharp FR, Jickling GC. HDAC9 Polymorphism Alters Blood Gene Expression in Patients with Large Vessel Atherosclerotic Stroke. Transl Stroke Res. 2019 Feb;10(1):19-25. doi:10.1007/s12975-018-0619-x. Epub 2018 Apr 13. PMID:29651704.

Johnston SC, Easton JD, Farrant M, Barsan W, Conwit RA, Elm JJ, Kim AS, Lindblad AS, Palesch YY; Clinical Research Collaboration, Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials Network, and the POINT Investigators. Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. N Engl J Med. 2018 Jul 19;379(3):215-225. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1800410. Epub 2018 May 16. PMID:29766750.

Bissig D, Manjunath R, Traylor BR, Richman DP, Ng KL. Acute Stroke Despite Dabigatran Anticoagulation Treated with Idarucizumab and Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2017 Jun;26(6):e102-e104. doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2016.12.037. Epub 2017 Apr 14. PMID:28416406.

Nunez S, Doroudchi MM, Gleichman AJ, Ng KL, Llorente IL, Sozmen EG, Carmichael ST, Hinman JD. A Versatile Murine Model of Subcortical White Matter Stroke for the Study of Axonal Degeneration and White Matter Neurobiology. J Vis Exp. 2016 Mar 17;(109):53404. doi:10.3791/53404. PMID:27023377.

Shapiro LA, Ng K, Zhou QY, Ribak CE. Subventricular zone-derived, newly generated neurons populate several olfactory and limbic forebrain regions. Epilepsy Behav. 2009 Jan;14 Suppl 1(Suppl 1):74-80. doi:10.1016/j.yebeh.2008.09.011. Epub 2008 Oct 26. PMID:18849007.