Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Scott E. Kasner, MD, MSCE

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

Contact information
Dept of Neurology, 3W Gates Bldg.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: (215) 662-3564
Fax: 215-614-1927
Education:
B.S. (Physics & Zoology)
Duke University , 1988.
M.D. (Medicine)
Yale University, 1992.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1993.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , 1993-1996.
Fellow in Stroke and Neurocritical Care, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 1996-1997.
Certifications
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 1997.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Vascular Neurology), 2006.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), 2007.
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Description of Research Expertise

stroke (acute stroke treatment, stroke diagnosis, stroke outcome measures, stroke secondary prevention)

Description of Clinical Expertise

stroke, neurocritical care

Selected Publications

Kimmel Stephen E, French Benjamin, Kasner Scott E, Johnson Julie A, Anderson Jeffrey L, Gage Brian F, Rosenberg Yves D, Eby Charles S, Madigan Rosemary A, McBane Robert B, Abdel-Rahman Sherif Z, Stevens Scott M, Yale Steven, Mohler Emile R, Fang Margaret C, Shah Vinay, Horenstein Richard B, Limdi Nita A, Muldowney James A S, Gujral Jaspal, Delafontaine Patrice, Desnick Robert J, Ortel Thomas L, Billett Henny H, Pendleton Robert C, Geller Nancy L, Halperin Jonathan L, Goldhaber Samuel Z, Caldwell Michael D, Califf Robert M, Ellenberg Jonas H: A Pharmacogenetic versus a Clinical Algorithm for Warfarin Dosing. The New England journal of medicine Nov 2013.

Kimmel Stephen E, French Benjamin, Anderson Jeffrey L, Gage Brian F, Johnson Julie A, Rosenberg Yves D, Geller Nancy L, Kasner Scott E, Eby Charles S, Joo Jungnam, Caldwell Michael D, Goldhaber Samuel Z, Hart Robert G, Cifelli Denise, Madigan Rosemary, Brensinger Colleen M, Goldberg Suzanne, Califf Robert M, Ellenberg Jonas H: Rationale and design of the Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation through Genetics trial. American heart journal 166(3): 435-41, Sep 2013.

Levine Steven R, Khatri Pooja, Broderick Joseph P, Grotta James C, Kasner Scott E, Kim Doojin, Meyer Brett C, Panagos Peter, Romano Jose, Scott Phillip: Review, historical context, and clarifications of the NINDS rt-PA stroke trials exclusion criteria: Part 1: rapidly improving stroke symptoms. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 44(9): 2500-5, Sep 2013.

Pancioli Arthur M, Adeoye Opeolu, Schmit Pamela A, Khoury Jane, Levine Steven R, Tomsick Thomas A, Sucharew Heidi, Brooks Claudette E, Crocco Todd J, Gutmann Laurie, Hemmen Thomas M, Kasner Scott E, Kleindorfer Dawn, Knight William A, Martini Sharyl, McKinney James S, Meurer William J, Meyer Brett C, Schneider Alexander, Scott Phillip A, Starkman Sidney, Warach Steven, Broderick Joseph P: Combined approach to lysis utilizing eptifibatide and recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in acute ischemic stroke-enhanced regimen stroke trial. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 44(9): 2381-7, Sep 2013.

Mullen Michael T, Kasner Scott E, Messé Steven R: Seizures do not increase in-hospital mortality after intracerebral hemorrhage in the nationwide inpatient sample. Neurocritical care 19(1): 19-24, Aug 2013.

Kasner Scott E, Rose David Z, Skokan Alexander, Walker Michael G, Shi Jing, Streeter Jackson: Transcranial laser therapy and infarct volume. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 44(7): 2025-7, Jul 2013.

Mullen Michael T, Judd Suzanne, Howard Virginia J, Kasner Scott E, Branas Charles C, Albright Karen C, Rhodes J David, Kleindorfer Dawn O, Carr Brendan G: Disparities in evaluation at certified primary stroke centers: reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 44(7): 1930-5, Jul 2013.

Sacco Ralph L, Kasner Scott E, Broderick Joseph P, Caplan Louis R, Connors J J Buddy, Culebras Antonio, Elkind Mitchell S V, George Mary G, Hamdan Allen D, Higashida Randall T, Hoh Brian L, Janis L Scott, Kase Carlos S, Kleindorfer Dawn O, Lee Jin-Moo, Moseley Michael E, Peterson Eric D, Turan Tanya N, Valderrama Amy L, Vinters Harry V: An updated definition of stroke for the 21st century: a statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation 44(7): 2064-89, Jul 2013.

Derdeyn Colin P, Fiorella David, Lynn Michael J, Rumboldt Zoran, Cloft Harry J, Gibson Daniel, Turan Tanya N, Lane Bethany F, Janis L Scott, Chimowitz Marc I: Mechanisms of stroke after intracranial angioplasty and stenting in the SAMMPRIS trial. Neurosurgery 72(5): 777-95; discussion 795, May 2013.

Mullen Michael T, Kasner Scott E, Kallan Michael J, Kleindorfer Dawn O, Albright Karen C, Carr Brendan G: Joint commission primary stroke centers utilize more rt-PA in the nationwide inpatient sample. Journal of the American Heart Association 2(2): e000071, Apr 2013.

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