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Monisha Kumar, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program , HUP
Co-chair, Rhoads 2 Quality & Safety Initiative Nursing Quality and Practice Oversight Committee HUP
Member, PPMC Neurotrauma Transitions Team
Physician Leader, UBCL , HUP
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Department of Neurology
3 West Gates Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3396
Fax: 215-614-1927
Education:
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.
Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. - General Neurology , 2005.
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.
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Selected Publications

VanDerWerf J and MA Kumar : Diagnosis and Management of Coagulopathy-Related Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Seminars of Neurology Guest Editor: Lauren Sansing MD (eds.). Thieme, 36: 274-87, May 2016 Notes: Semin Neurol. 2016 Jun;36(3):274-87. Epub 2016 May 23.

Bar B, MacKenzie L, Hurst RW, Grant R, Weigele J, Bhalla PK, Kumar MA, Stiefel MF, Levine JM.: Hyperacute Vasospasm After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. 24(2), April 2016 Notes: Neurocrit Care. 2016 Apr;24(2):180-8. Epub ahead of print 07222015.

Young B, Burke K, Amendolia O, McNulty K, Marion B, Beckmann B, Ciocco L, Miller K, Schuele D, Maloney-Wilensky E, Frangos SG, Wright D, Balu R, Kalanuria A, Kumar MA.: Cerebral Microdialysis. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America Mar 2016 Notes: I was invited to write this article and invited HUP RNs. Upon submission, the journal would only allow 3 authors. I advocated to have all listed; after months, the eds agreed. However, they added the RNs after me (the last author).

Moyer M, Kumar MA: Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocritical Care for the Advanced Practice Provider. White J and Sheth KN (eds.). Elsevier, 2016.

VanderWerf J and MA Kumar : Management of Coagulopathy in the Neuro ICU. Handbook of Clinical Neurology EE Widjicks and A. Kramer (eds.). Springer 2016.

Preethi Ramchand; Sarah Nyirjesy ; Suzanne Frangos ; Sean Doerfler ; Kelsey Nawalinski ; Francis Quattrone ; Connie Ju ; Hiren Patel ; Nicki Driscoll ; Eileen Maloney-Wilensky ; Sherman Stein ; Joshua Levine ; Scott Kasner ; Monisha Kumar: Thromboelastography Parameter Predicts Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: An Exploratory Analysis World Neurosurgery. Dr. Benzel (eds.). Elsevier, 2016.

Chandril Chugh, MBBS Sarah C Nyirjesy, BA Kelsey Parker Nawalinski, BA Danielle K. Sandsmark, MD, PhD Suzanne Frangos, BS Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, BS Sherman C. Stein, MD Joshua M. Levine, MD Scott Eric Kasner, MD MSc Monisha A. Kumar, MD: Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Is Associated With Poor Clinical Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Pilot Study. Neurocrit Care Eelco Wijdicks, MD (eds.). Springer, 23(2): 217-24, October 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication 1/23/2015.

James E. Siegler, MD; Christy Marcaccio, BS; Nawalinski Kelsey, Quattrone F, Sandsmark DK, Eileen Maloney- Wilensky, Suzanne Frangos, Levine JM, Stein SC, Monisha Kumar, MD: Anisocytosis is Associated with Poor Functional Outcome in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Neurocrit Care. Wijdicks, EE (eds.). Springer, 2015(S2), October 2015 Notes: Presented at the International NCS Meeting as a Platform Presentation by James Siegler, MD - Penn Neurology Resident

Frontera JA, Lewin Iii JJ, Rabinstein AA, Aisiku IP, Alexandrov AW, Cook AM, Del Zoppo GJ, Kumar MA, Peerschke EI, Stiefel MF, Teitelbaum JS, Wartenberg KE, Zerfoss CL.: Guideline for Reversal of Antithrombotics in Intracranial Hemorrhage : A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine. PMID: 26714677. Neurocrit Care. Wijdicks (eds.). Springer, 2015.

Kapoor N, Kalanuria A, Kumar MA, Levine JM.: Reversible Posterior Leukoencephalopathy Syndrome After Exchange Transfusion for Sickle Cell Crisis. NCS meeting 2015 2015.

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