Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA


  1. Skolarus L, Burke J, Callaghan B, Becker A, Kerber K. Medicare payments to the neurology workforce in 2012. Neurology. 2015;84:1796-802 pubmed publisher
    ..E/M is the dominant source of payment to the majority of neurologists and should be prioritized by neurology in payment restructuring efforts. ..
  2. Kerber K, Newman Toker D. Misdiagnosing Dizzy Patients: Common Pitfalls in Clinical Practice. Neurol Clin. 2015;33:565-75, viii pubmed publisher
    ..This article discusses the evidence base describing each pitfall's frequency and likely causes, and potential alternative strategies that might be used to improve diagnostic accuracy or mitigate harms. ..
  3. Kerber K. Vertigo presentations in the emergency department. Semin Neurol. 2009;29:482-90 pubmed publisher
    ..In this article, the author emphasizes the key elements of the bedside examination and describes a method for managing vertigo patients in the emergency department. ..
  4. Kerber K, Fendrick A. The evidence base for the evaluation and management of dizziness. J Eval Clin Pract. 2010;16:186-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Future work to establish or summarize evidence in clinically meaningful ways could contribute to efforts to optimize patient care and health care utilization for one of the most common presenting symptoms. ..
  5. Kerber K, Schweigler L, West B, Fendrick A, Morgenstern L. Value of computed tomography scans in ED dizziness visits: analysis from a nationally representative sample. Am J Emerg Med. 2010;28:1030-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Use of CT scans in dizziness presentations should be a target for efforts to optimize the effectiveness and efficiency of care. ..
  6. Kerber K, Hofer T, Meurer W, Fendrick A, Morgenstern L. Emergency department documentation templates: variability in template selection and association with physical examination and test ordering in dizziness presentations. BMC Health Serv Res. 2011;11:65 pubmed publisher
    ..The optimal design and selection of templates may offer a feasible and effective opportunity to improve care delivery. ..
  7. Kerber K, Morgenstern L, Meurer W, McLaughlin T, Hall P, Forman J, et al. Nystagmus assessments documented by emergency physicians in acute dizziness presentations: a target for decision support?. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18:619-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Recorded descriptions usually conflict with the diagnosis when a peripheral vestibular diagnosis is rendered. Nystagmus assessments might be an important target in developing decision support for dizziness presentations. ..
  8. Kerber K, Meurer W, Brown D, Burke J, Hofer T, Tsodikov A, et al. Stroke risk stratification in acute dizziness presentations: A prospective imaging-based study. Neurology. 2015;85:1869-78 pubmed publisher
    ..7%). In acute dizziness presentations, the combination of ABCD(2) score, general neurologic examination, and a specialized OM examination has the capacity to risk-stratify acute stroke on MRI. ..
  9. Kerber K. Chronic unilateral vestibular loss. Handb Clin Neurol. 2016;137:231-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Causes include a viral/postviral disorder, Menière's disease, structural lesions, ischemia, and trauma. Any other systemic or genetic disorder would be expected to involve both sides at some point. ..

More Information


  1. Kerber K, Callaghan B, Telian S, Meurer W, Skolarus L, Carender W, et al. Dizziness Symptom Type Prevalence and Overlap: A US Nationally Representative Survey. Am J Med. 2017;130:1465.e1-1465.e9 pubmed publisher
    ..Symptom types correlate more strongly with each other than with other clinical or demographic variables. These findings suggest that the traditional emphasis on dizziness types is likely of limited clinical utility. ..
  2. Kerber K, Meurer W, West B, Fendrick A. Dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments, 1995-2004. Acad Emerg Med. 2008;15:744-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The objectives were to describe presentation characteristics and health care utilization information pertaining to dizziness presentations in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) from 1995 through 2004...