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Monisha Kumar, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Physician Leader, UBCL , HUP
Department: Neurology

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Department of Neurology
3 West Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3396
Fax: 215-614-1927
BA, Honors (Women's Health & Women's Studies)
University of Michigan, 1996.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, 2000-2001.
Residency, Neurology, MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine, 2001-2004.
Fellowship, Neurocritical Care & Vascular Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2004-2006.
Certificate, Program in Clinical Effectiveness, Harvard School of Public Health, 2006-2006.
Diplomate of the United Council of Neurological Subspecialties - Neurocritical Care , 2007.
American Heart Association - Advanced Cardiac Life Support , 2009.
American College of Surgeons - Advanced Trauma Life Support , 2010.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology , 2011.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. - General Neurology , 2017.
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Selected Publications

Rick Gill, Brett Cucchiara and Monisha Kumar : Chapter 24. Acute Brain Injury in ICU: Role of TCD in the Vertebrobasilar circulation approach. Neurosonology in Neurocritical Care Camilo N. Rodríguez MD (Colombia) - Jorge Mejía MD (Colombia) - Marek Czosnyka MD, PhD (UK) - Corina Puppo MD (Uruguay) - José I. Suárez MD (USA) - Claudio Baracchini MD (Italy) (eds.). Elsevier, 2019.

Sanam Baghshomali and Monisha Kumar : Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. Uncommon Causes of Stroke, 3rd Ed Louis R. Caplan (Editor), Julien Bogousslavsky (Editor) (eds.). Cambridge University Press 2018

Abigail S. Cohen, Saef Izzy, Monisha A. Kumar, Cara J. Joyce, Stephen A. Figueroa, Matthew B. Maas, Christiana E. Hall, David L. McDonagh, David P. Lerner, Paul M. Vespa, Lori A. Shutter, Eric S. Rosenthal: Variation in Priorities for Neurocritical Care Education Expressed Across Role Groups Neurology 2018 Notes: In press.

Aleksey Tadevoysan, Izad Yar-Rasheed, Jovany Cruz-Navarro and Monisha A. Kumar : Chapter 18:Hematologic management of neurologic patient. Textbook of Neuroanesthesia and Neurocritical Care: Vol 2, Neurocritical Care. Eds: Hemanshu Prabhakar, Zulfiqar Ali. Eds: Hemanshu Prabhakar, Zulfiqar Ali (eds.). Springer 2018.

Danielle K. Sandsmark, Monisha A. Kumar, Ramon Diaz-Arrastia: Chapter 9. Biomarkers. Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 3rd edition Jonathan M. Silver, M.D., Thomas W. McAllister, M.D., and David B. Arciniegas M.D., Eds (eds.). American Psychiatric Association, 2018.

Kvint S, Schuster J, Kumar MA.: Neurosurgical applications of viscoelastic hemostatic assays. Neurosurg Focus. 43(5), November 2017

Kumar MA, Levine J, Faerber J, Elliott JP, Winn HR, Doerfler S, Le Roux P: The Effects of Red Blood Cell Transfusion on Functional Outcome after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. World Neurosurg 108: 807-816, December 2017 Notes: Epub 2017 Oct 14.

Bethany C. Young1, Monisha Kumar1, Kathryn Kessler2: Macroglossia as an Airway Safety Risk in the Neurointensive Care Unit. Neurocrit Care (2017) 27:S219. Springer, 27(S2): S219, December 2017 Notes: Presented as a poster at the annual Neurocritical Care Society 2017 Waikoloa Village, HI.

Sanam Baghshomali, Swarna Rajagopalan, Monisha A. Kumar : Hematology. The NeuroICU Board Review 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. Saef Izzy, David P. Lerner, Kiwon Lee (eds.). McGraw HIll Publishing, November 2017.

Sanam Baghshomali, Swarna Rajagopalan and Monisha A. Kumar : Hematological Consideration in Neurocritical Care. Board Review: Neurocritical Care Saef Izzy, MD (eds.). 1, October 2017.

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