Monisha Kumar, MD

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

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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.
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Selected Publications

Ghenbot Y, Kumar MA, Schuster JM. : Anticoagulation Holiday: resumption of DOACs for atrial fibrillation in patients with index traumatic intracranial hemorrhage. World Neurosurgery 2022 Notes: in-press.

Aleksey Tadevosyan, Sanam Baghshomali, Francisco Gomez and Monisha A. Kumar: Neurological Complications of Platelet Disorders and Disorders of Coagulation Textbook of Neurohematology, 1st Ed. Tracy Batchelor, Josh Klein, Lisa DeAngelis and Andres Ferreri (eds.). Oxford University Press 2022 Notes: in-press.

Monisha A. Kumar, MD : Coagulopathy after Traumatic Brain Injury. Clinical Key. Elsevier, 2021

Nathan CL, Stein L, George LJ, Young B, Fuller J, Gravina B, Dubendorf P, Kasner SE, Kumar MA: Standardized Transfer Process for a Neurointensive Care Unit and Assessment of Patient Bounceback. Neurocrit Care Page: 1–9. Nov 17 2021 Notes: doi:10.1007/s12028-021-01385-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34791596; PMCID: PMC8598102.

David Y. Chung1,2* , Bradford B. Thompson3, Monisha A. Kumar4, Ali Mahta3, Shyam S. Rao3, James H. Lai1,2, Aleksey Tadevosyan4, Kathryn Kessler4, Joseph J. Locascio5, Aman B. Patel6, Wazim Mohamed7, DaiWai M. Olson8, Sayona John9 and Guy A. Rordorf1: Association of External Ventricular Drain Wean Strategy with Shunt Placement and Length of Stay in Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Prospective Multicenter Study Neurocritical Care. Diringer, Michael (eds.). Springer, Sept 2021.

Jessy Walia MBBS and Monisha Kumar MD : Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure. Decision Making in Clinical Neurology, 1st Ed. Brett Cucchiara MD and Raymond Price MD (eds.). Elsevier, 1, 2021.

Cannon JW, Chreiman K, Kumar MA, Schuster JM, Atweh M, Kim P, Reilly P, Rudnick M. : Thromboelastography-guided resuscitation changes management and contributes to improved risk-adjusted survival in patients with hemorrhagic shock and severe traumatic brain injury. American College of Surgeons 2021 Notes: Abstract ID: 1049941 Abstract Competitions: Abstract Submission Abstract Status: Complete.

Svetlana Kvint, Alexis Gutierrez, Anya Venezia, BA, Eileen Maloney, ACNP, MSN, James Schuster, MD, PhD, Monisha A. Kumar, MD : Pragmatic Trial of TEG-Platelet Mapping Algorithm to Guide Reversal of Antiplatelet Agents in Elderly Patients with Mild-to-Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. Crit Care Med 2021.

Alfonso Lopez, Mohamed Elsaadani, Hailong Song, Christina Jacovides, Ana Georges, Monisha Kumar, Lewis J. Kaplan, Douglas H. Smith, Jose L. Pascual: Beta Blockade After Severe TBI Improves Neurocognitive Recovery: Particularly effects on Cued and Spatial Learning as Well as on Memory. Neurocritical Care 2021.

João D. Dias, PhD, Medical Affairs & Clinical Development, Haemonetics S.A., Signy, Switzerland Jeremy W. Cannon, MD, SM, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Monisha A. Kumar, MD, Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Mark Walsh, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, South Bend, Notre Dame Campus, Mishawaka, IN, USA Bryan A. Cotton, MD, Department of Surgery, McGovern Medical School, UTHealth, Houston, TX, USA James Schuster, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA Susan Evans, MD, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA Jacob R. Speybroeck, BS, Indiana University School of Medicine, South Bend, Notre Dame Campus, Mishawaka, IN, USA Martin Schreiber, MD, Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery, School of Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, USA Elisabeth Adam, MD, Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Frankfurt, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Germany Kai Zacharowski, MD, PhD, Department of Anesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany Lewis J. Kaplan, MD, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Jan Hartmann, MD, Medical Affairs & Clinical Development, Haemonetics Corporation, Braintree, MA, USA *Herbert Schöchl, MD, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, AUVA Trauma Centre Salzburg, Academic Teaching Hospital of the Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria; Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, Vienna, Austria : Use of thromboelastography in the evaluation and management of patients with traumatic brain injury: a systematic review. Critical Care Explorations. Accepted 7/24/2021, 2021.

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