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Jeremy David Kukafka, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Anesthesiologist, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania - 6 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.S. (Physics)
University of Rochester, 1999.
UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2003-2004.
Resident in Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2007.
Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
American Board of Anesthesiology, 2008.
National Board of Echocardiography, 2008.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesiology, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Description of Other Expertise


Selected Publications

Vernick WJ, Szeto WY, Li RH, Atluri P, Augoustides JG, Kukafka JD, Patel PA, Gutsche JT: The utility of atrioventricular pacing via pulmonary artery catheter during transcatheter aortic valve replacement. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth January 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Kukafka JD, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia. Surgery Review, 3rd Edition. Cooper M, Makary MA (eds.). Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Page: 491-504, 2013.

Vernick WJ, Cheung AT, Kukafka JD, Savino JS: Cardiac anesthesia. Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, 4th Edition. Cohn LH (eds.). McGraw Hill, 2012 Notes: Chapter 10.

Kukafka JD: Book review for “International Anesthesiology Clinics- Education in Anesthesia” Anesthesiology 111(2): 458, Aug 2009.

Kukafka JD, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia. General Surgery Review, 2nd Edition. Makery MA (eds.). Ladner-Drysdale, Page: 393-406, 2008.

Kukafka J: Generalization of the Perrin-Lorentz planar oscillator model: applications to the optical anisotropy of biomolecules. Thirteenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research Conference Proceedings April 1999.

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Last updated: 11/19/2014
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