Stanford Neurology at ValleyCare

The Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare Neurology program offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient neurological services for patients in the TriValley region and beyond.  Stanford ValleyCare medical center is one of the few Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Centers in the area and a proud recipient of the American Heart/Stroke Association's "Get With the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award", the highest recognition possible in the first year of a medical center's stroke program. Our neurologists also provide comprehensive neurological services to our patients in the outpatient setting. Our faculty physicians collaborate with several neurological subspecialties at Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto to ensure the highest quality care for our patients as would be expected of Stanford while keeping patients locally in their communities.

Stanford Neurology at ValleyCare also provide educational opportunities for students and trainees. Our neurologists are actively involved in community outreach and have held several educational programs for members of the community over the years. 

Stanford Neurology at ValleyCare

Contact us:

Phone (925) 263-5588
Fax (650) 320-9443  

Hanna Louse Kirsch, MD
Clinical Instructor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Dr. Kirsch joined Stanford University in 2020 after residency at the University of California, San Francisco and fellowship at New York Presbyterian Columbia and Cornell Hospitals. She cares for neurologically critically ill patients in the intensive care unit and for neurology inpatients at Stanford Healthcare Valley Care Hospital. Her research interests include how best to teach and evaluate palliative care skills in neurology trainees, and how to evaluate and reduce moral distress in neurointensive care physicians. 

Prashanth Krishnamohan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Medical Director of Neurology, Stanford Health Care ValleyCare

Dr. Krishnamohan joined the Stanford Stroke Center as a Fellow in Neurocritical Care and Stroke in 2015 after completing an Internal Medicine residency in India and Neurology residency at the University of Kentucky. His clinical focus is on caring for patients with neurological illnesses in the intensive care unit. His research interest focuses on identifying predictors of brain injury severity after cardiac arrest. He is also the Medical Director of Neurology at Stanford Healthcare ValleyCare hospital where he is involved in building and expanding the Neurology program and also cares for hospitalized patients with acute strokes and other neurological diseases.

Fanglin Zhang, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Dr. Zhang is a board-certified neurologist with subspecialty board certification in clinical neurophysiology. She relocated to Stanford after completing her neurology fellowship training at UCLA medical center. Before that, she underwent neuroscience research training and then served as a research assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was a recipient of a grant Award from the National MS Society and the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications. Her passion in neurology has largely grown in her research work. After completing her research training, she pursued Neurology Residency training at the University of Miami, Miller school of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, and then fellowship training at UCLA. 

Besides a wide variety of acute and chronic neurological diseases, her clinical interests and focused training include intractable Epilepsy and neuromuscular diseases. Beyond providing patient-centered high-quality care, she values a strong alliance with her patients to overcome diseases and improve quality of life. As a clinician educator, she enjoys patient education and trainee education. Her current research interest includes clinical trials and large cohort studies on the relationship between seizures and acute stroke.