Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Nova Panebianco, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Director of Emergency Ultrasound, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Interim Emergency Ultrasound Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Floor, Ravdin Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8506
Fax: 215-662-3953
BS (Biology)
SUNY Binghampton, 1999.
MPH (Clinical Epidemiology)
SUNY Albany School of Public Health, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY Stonybrook School of Medicine, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Master of Public Health , State University of New York at Albany, 1999-2004.
Intern to Dr. Antonia Novello, New York State Commissioner of Health and former United States Surgeon General., 1999-2000.
Medical Education, State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2000-2004.
Emergency Medicine Residency , North Shore University Hospital, 2004-2007.
Emergency Medicine Ultrasound, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2007-2008.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2004.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2004.
Basic Cardiac Life Support, 2004.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

emergency ultrsound
bedside ultrasound
ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement
critical care ultrasound

Description of Clinical Expertise

emergency ultrsound
bedside ultrasound
ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement
critical care ultrasound
point-of-care ultrasound

Selected Publications

Lin E., Chen A., Panebianco N., Conlon T., Ju N., Carlson D., Kopenitz J., Nishisaki A.: The effect of inhalational anesthetics and positive pressure ventilation on ultrasound assessment of the great vessels: A prospective study at a children's hospital. Anesthesia February 2016 Notes: E-Publication ahead of print.

Fields JM, Fischer JI, Anderson KL, Mangili A, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ. : The ability of renal ultrasound and ureteral jet evaluation to predict 30-day outcomes in patients with suspected nephrolithiasis. Am J Emerg Med. 33(10): 1402-6, Oct 2015.

Panebianco NL, Shofer F, Fields JM, Anderson K, Mangili A, Matsuura AC, Dean AJ.: The utility of transvaginal ultrasound in the ED evaluation of complications of first trimester pregnancy. Am J Emerg Med. 33(6): 743-8, Jun 2015.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, Chen AE, Dean AJ, Panebianco N, Darge K, Cohen MS, Greeley WJ, Berg RA, Nishisaki A. : Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care Focused Bedside Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic Pediatric ICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 16(3): 219-26, Mar 2015.

Panebianco NL, Shofer F, Cheng A, Fischer J, Cody K, Dean AJ. : The effect of supine versus upright patient positioning on inferior vena cava metrics. Am J Emerg Med. 32(11): 1326-9, Nov 2014.

Anderson KL, Jenq KY, Fields JM, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ.: Point-of-care ultrasound diagnoses acute decompensated heart failure in the ED regardless of examination findings. Am J Emerg Med. 32(4): 385-8, Apr 2014.

Ball C, Crawford I, McBeth P, Blaivas M, Panebianco N, Tiruta C, Shuster M, Sewell L, Lautner D, Nicolaou S, Dente C, Kirkpatrick A. : Help is in Your Pocket: The Potential Accuracy of Smartphone and Laptop Based Remotely Guided Resuscitative Tele-Sonography. Telemed J E Health. 19(12): 924-30, Dec 2013.

Anderson, K.L., Jenq, K.Y, Fields, J.M., Panebianco, N.L., Dean, A.J.: Diagnosing Heart Failure Among Acutely Dyspneic Patients with Cardiac, Inferior Vena Cava, and Lung Ultrasonography. Am J Emerg Med. 31(8): 1208-1214, Aug 2013.

Marin JR, Dean AJ, Bilker WB, Panebianco NL, Brown NJ, Alpern ER.: Emergency ultrasound-assisted examination of skin and soft tissue infections in the pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 20(6): 545-53, June 2013.

Anderson KL, Fields JM, Panebianco NL, Jenq KY, Marin J, Dean AJ. : Inter-rater reliability of quantifying pleural B-lines using multiple counting methods. J Ultrasound Med. 32(1): 115-20, Jan 2013.

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