Faculty & Staff

Bryan A Pukenas, MD

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Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Radiology

Contact information
219 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662 6865
Fax: 215 662 3283
Education:
BA (Biology)
West Virginia University, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2003-2004.
Resident, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2008.
Fellow in Diagnositic Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2008-2009.
Fellow in Interventional Neuroradiology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010.
Visiting Fellow in Interventional Neuroradiology, Johns Hopkins University, 2010-2010.
Certifications
American Board of Radiology, 2008.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Neuroradiology (spinal and intracranial)
Aneurysms
Arteriovenous Malformations
Arteriovenous Fistula
Carotid Stenosis
Intracranial Stenosis
Angioplasty
Stenting
Intracranial and spinal embolization
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Interventional spinal pain management
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

Description of Research Expertise

Canine intracranial vasospasm
Canine stroke
Radiation exposure to patients undergoing diagnostic radiology procedures
Vascular ultrasound
Contrast enhanced ultrasound for evaluation of brain tumors

Selected Publications

Ramchan, Pukenas: “Thromboelastography Determines A Transient Late Hypercoagulable State After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage” Pennsylvania Convention Center, in Philadelphia, PA. American Academy of Neurology 66th Annual Meeting April 2014

Faught Ryan W F, Satti Sudhakar R, Hurst Robert W, Pukenas Bryan A, Smith Michelle Janine: Heterogeneous practice patterns regarding antiplatelet medications for neuroendovascular stenting in the USA: a multicenter survey. Journal of neurointerventional surgery 6(10): 774-9, Dec 2014.

Sayeed Y, Plastaras C, Appasamy M, McLaughlin C, Charles J, Joshi A, Macron D, Pukenas B, : Fluoroscopy procedure and equipment changes to reduce staff radiation exposure in the interventional spine suite. Poster Presentation, New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Annual Meeting, Newton ,MA. December 2014.

Nguyen CT, Mohan S, Pukenas BA, Mamourian A, Hurst RW : Emergent CTA: A Primer - Tips/Pitfalls and What the Clinician Needs to Know. Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL. November 2014.

Michael LaBagnara, Ajay S. Hira, Bryan A. Pukenas, Michael Stiefel: Cervical Carotid Pseudoaneurysms. Neurointerventional Techniques: Tricks of the Trade. L. Fernando Gonzalez, Felipe Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall (eds.). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. October 2014.

Bryan A. Pukenas and Michael Stiefel: Double-Lumen Balloon-Assisted Coil Embolization (Ascent Balloon). Neurointerventional Techniques: Tricks of the Trade. L. Fernando Gonzalez, Felipe Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall (eds.). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. October 2014.

Shaikh Hamza, Thawani Jayesh, Pukenas Bryan: Needle-in-Needle Technique for Percutaneous Retrieval of a Fractured Biopsy Needle during CT-Guided Biopsy of the Thoracic Spine. Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences 20(5): 646-9, Oct 2014.

Schwartz Adam B, Siddiqui Gina, Barbieri John S, Akhtar Amana L, Kim Woojin, Littman-Quinn Ryan, Conant Emily F, Gupta Narainder K, Pukenas Bryan A, Ramchandani Parvati, Lev-Toaff Anna S, Tobey Jennifer D, Torigian Drew A, Praestgaard Amy H, Kovarik Carrie L: The accuracy of mobile teleradiology in the evaluation of chest X-rays. Journal of telemedicine and telecare Oct 2014 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Ajay S. Hira, Michael LaBagnara, Bryan A. Pukenas, Michael Stiefel: Case for Stenting with Dissection. Neurointerventional Techniques: Tricks of the Trade. L. Fernando Gonzalez, Felipe Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall (eds.). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. October 2014.

Michael Stiefel, Bryan A. Pukenas, Felipe Albuquerque: Subclavian Stent/Innominate Stenosis for Subclavian Steal. Neurointerventional Techniques: Tricks of the Trade. L. Fernando Gonzalez, Felipe Albuquerque, Cameron McDougall (eds.). Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc. October 2014.

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Last updated: 12/10/2014
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