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Monisha Kumar, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty, Perelman School of Medicine
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 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

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. Cohen1 *, Saef Izzy2 *, Monisha A. Kumar4, Cara J. Joyce5, Stephen A. Figueroa6, Matthew B. Maas7, Christiana E. Hall6, David L. McDonagh8, David P. Lerner9, Paul M. Vespa10, Lori A. Shutter11, Eric S. Rosenthal3†: Variation in Priorities for Neurocritical Care Education Expressed Across Role Groups NEUROLOGY 2018.

Kenneth Kufta, DMD; Hossein Jazayeri; Monisha Kumar, MD; Bethany Young, MSN, RN; Neeraj Panchal, DDS, MD, MA: Macroglossia in the Critical Care Setting: A Narrative Review of Management. Neurocrit Care 2018.

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

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 Neurosurgery October 2017.

Coughlin DG, Kumar MA, Patel NN, Hoffman RL, Kasner SE.: Preventing Early Bouncebacks to the Neurointensive Care Unit: A Retrospective Analysis and Quality Improvement Pilot. Neurocritical Care Sept 2017.

Moyer, M., Young, B., Borst, J., Pino, B., LoBreglio, J., Hart, M., Zaleski, D., Maloney-Wilensky, E., Grady, M.S., Smith, M., Kung, D., Zager, E., and Kumar, M. A. : Implementation of an Early Mobility Pathway in Neuro ICU Patients with External Ventricular Devices. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing 49(2): 102-107, April 2017.

Kumar (Chief editor): Neurocritical Care of the Neurosurgical Patient. Elsevier. Co-editors - Andrew Kofke MD MBA, Joshua Levine MD, James Schuster MD PHD (eds.). March 2017.

James E. Siegler, Christy Marcaccio, Kelsey Nawalinski, Francis Quattrone, Danielle K. Sandsmark, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Suzanne Frangos, Joshua M. Levine, Sherman C. Stein, Scott E. Kasner, Monisha A. Kumar: Elevated Red Cell Distribution Width is Associated with Cerebral Infarction in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. Springer (eds.). 21(6): 26-33, February 2017.

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