Amy A. Pruitt, MD

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Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
HUP
3400 SPRUCE ST.
4283
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156622796
Fax: 2153495579
Education:
B.A.
Cornell University, 1970.
none (history of medicine)
University of Oxford, 1973.
M.D.
Harvard University, 1974.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Pruitt is an experienced clinical medical educator with a strong background in development of curricular materials for different educational settings including large group lectures, seminars, clinical case-based learning, and web-based resources.

Particular areas of clinical expertise are neurologic manifestations of systemic cancer, neurologic problems of long-term survivors of cancer therapies, infections in cancer patients, and CNS manifestations of systemic diseases.

Selected Publications

Amy A. Pruitt MD: Neurological Complications of Infective Endocarditis. Curr Treatment Options in Neurology (10.1007/s11940-013-0235-8), April 2013.

Pruitt AA, Graus F, Rosenfeld MR: Neurological complications of transplantation Part I: Hematopoietic cell transplantation. The Neurohospitalist 3: 24-38, January 2013 Notes: first published online August 17, 2012.

Pruitt AA, Graus F, Rosenfeld MR: Neurological complications of transplantation Part II: Solid organ transplantation. The Neurohospitalist 3(3): 152-166, published on-line 25 January 2013.

Richie MB, Pruitt AA: Spinal cord infections. Neurol Clin North America 31(1): 19-53, February 2013.

Bican O, Minagar A, Pruitt AA: Spinal cord: A Review of Functional Neuroanatomy. Neurol Clin 31(1): 1-18, February 2013 Notes: (Offered first authorship, but chose to remain corresponding author.).

Rosenfeld MR, Pruitt AA: Management of malignant glioma and primary CNS lymphoma: Standard of care and future directions. Continuum 18(2): 406-415, April 2012.

Pruitt AA: Neurologic infectious disease emergencies. Neurol Clinics North America 30: 129-159, 2012.

Balu R, Pruitt AA: Neurologic Complications of Immunosuppressive Drugs. Neurological Complications of Cancer Therapy. Quant E, Wen PY (eds.). Demos, Page: 107-124, 2012.

Pruitt AA: Central nervous system infections in patients with cancer. Continuum 18(2): 384-405, April 2012.

Pruitt AA: Immune-mediated encephalopathies with an emphasis on paraneoplastic encephalopathies. Semin Neurol 31(2): 159-169, 2011.

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Last updated: 11/18/2017
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