Genna J. Waldman, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Assistant Director of the Epilepsy Fellowship Program, University of Pennsylvania
EMU (Epilepsy Monitoring Unit) Director, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

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3400 Spruce St
Philadlephia, PA 19104
Office: 2156623606
Fax: 2153495579
BS (Movement Science)
University of Michigan, School of Kinesiology, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008.
MAMS (Master of Arts: Medical Science)
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2009.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
Rush Medical College, Rush University, Chicago IL, 2015.
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Selected Publications

Kulick-Soper, C.V., Waldman, G.: Epilepsy Management in Transgender and Gender Diverse People. Current Treatment Options in Neurology 10 2023.

Castano VG, Spotnitz M, Waldman GJ, Joiner EF, Choi H, Ostropolets A, Natarajan K, McKhann GM, Ottman R, Neugut AI, Hripcsak G, Youngerman BE: Identification of patients with drug-resistant epilepsy in electronic medical record data using the Observational Medical Outcomes Partnership Common Data Model. Epilepsia 63(11): 2981-2993, November 2022.

Waldman, G. Benson, R: Epilepsy Care in Transgender Patients. . Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2022 Notes:

Matthew Spotnitz, Anna Ostropolets, Karthik Natarajan, Victor G. Castano, Genna J. Waldman, Michael Argenziano, Ruth Ottman, Hyunmi Choi, Brett E. Youngerman.: Characterization of Antiepileptic Drug Treatment Pathways with the Common Data Model: Pilot Results from Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Global OHDSI Symposium. Sep 2021 Notes: poster session.

Waldman G, Spotnitz M, Ostropolets A, Natarajan K, Castano V, Argenziano M, Ottman R, Choi H, Youngerman B.: Patient Characteristics and Antiseizure Medication Pathways in Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy: Feasibility and Pilot Results Using the Common Data Model in a Single Center Electronic Medical Record Database. American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting. Sep 2021 Notes: poster session.

Michalak A., Waldman G., Postelnik A., Brigham D., Bazil C.: Reducing unrecognized seizure-related adverse events using real-time seizure detection software in the epilepsy monitoring unit. New York Presbyterian Hospital Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Poster Session May 2021 Notes: poster session.

Waldman GJ, Thakur KT, Der Nigoghossian C, Spektor V, Mendiratta A, Bell M, Bautista AE, Lennihan L, Willey JZ, Claassen J.: Multidisciplinary Guidance to Manage Comatose Patients with Severe COVID-19. Ann Neurol. 88(4): 653-655, Oct 2020.

Waldman G, Mayeux R, Claassen J, Agarwal S, Willey J, Anderson E, Punzalan P, Lichtcsien R, Bell M, Przedborski S, Ulane C, Roberts K, Williams O, Lassman AB, Lennihan L, Thakur KT.: Preparing a neurology department for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): Early experiences at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and the New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. Neurology. 94(20): 886-891, May 2020.

Spotnitz M, Ostropolets A, Castano VG, Natarajan K, Waldman GJ, Argenziano M, Ottman R, Hripcsak G, Choi H, Youngerman BE.: Patient characteristics and antiseizure medication pathways in newly diagnosed epilepsy: Feasibility and pilot results using the common data model in a single-center electronic medical record database. Epilepsy Behav. 129: 108630, Apr 2020.

Shi H, Waldman G, Tobochnik S, Kuo SH, Pack A.: Clinical Reasoning: Refractory status epilepticus in a primigravida. Neurology. 92(20): 972, May 2019.

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