Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Nova Panebianco, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
EM333 EM Ultrasound Clerkship Director, University of Pennsylvania
Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Director, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Emergency Ultrasound , University of Pennsylvania
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Ground Floor, Ravdin Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8506
Fax: 215-662-3953
BS (Biology)
SUNY Binghampton, 1999.
MPH (Clinical Epidemiology)
SUNY Albany School of Public Health, 2004.
MD (Medicine)
SUNY Stonybrook School of Medicine, 2004.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern to Dr. Antonia Novello, New York State Commissioner of Health and former United States Surgeon General., 1999-2000.
Emergency Medicine Residency , North Shore University Hospital, 2004-2007.
Fellowship, Emergency Medicine Ultrasound, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2007-2008.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2004.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2004.
Basic Cardiac Life Support, 2004.
Advanced Trauma Life Support, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2008.
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Description of Research Expertise

emergency ultrsound
bedside ultrasound
ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement
critical care ultrasound

Description of Clinical Expertise

emergency ultrsound
bedside ultrasound
ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous catheter placement
critical care ultrasound
point-of-care ultrasound

Selected Publications

Baston C,Wallace P., Chan W; Dean A., Panebianco N. : "Innovation through Collaboration: The creation of a combined Emergency and Internal medicine point of care ultrasound fellowship" - Accepted for publication. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 3B(8): 2209-2215, August 2019.

Felipe Teran, Anthony J. Deana, Claire Centeno, Nova L. Panebianco, Amy J. Zeidan, Wilma Chan and Benjamin S. Abella.: Evaluation of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest using Transesophageal Echocardiography in the Emergency Department. Resuscitation 137: 140-47, Apr 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.02.013.

Panebianco N, Shofer F, O'Conor K, Wihbey T, Mulugeta L, Suzuki E, Alghamdi A, Dean A. : Emergency Department Patient Perceptions of Transvaginal Ultrasound for Complications of First-Trimester Pregnancy. J Ultrasound Med 37(8): 1965-1975, August 2018 Notes: doi: 10.1002/jum.14546. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

Hall EA, Showaihi I, Shofer FS, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ.: Ultrasound evaluation of the airway in the ED: a feasibility study. Crit Ultrasound J. (eds.). 10(1): 3, January 2018.

Vinograd A., Fasina A., Dean A.J., Shofer F., Panebianco N., Lewiss R., Rao R., Henwood P.: An evaluation of non-commercial ultrasound gels for use in resource-limited settings Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine - epub ahead of print 2018 Notes:

Lin E., Chen A., Panebianco N., Conlon T., Ju N., Carlson D., Kopenitz J., Nishisaki A.: The effect of inhalational anesthetics and positive pressure ventilation on ultrasound assessment of the great vessels: A prospective study at a children's hospital. Anesthesia 124(4): 870-7, February 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001032.

Fields JM, Fischer JI, Anderson KL, Mangili A, Panebianco NL, Dean AJ. : The ability of renal ultrasound and ureteral jet evaluation to predict 30-day outcomes in patients with suspected nephrolithiasis. Am J Emerg Med. 33(10): 1402-6, Oct 2015.

Panebianco NL, Shofer F, Fields JM, Anderson K, Mangili A, Matsuura AC, Dean AJ.: The utility of transvaginal ultrasound in the ED evaluation of complications of first trimester pregnancy. Am J Emerg Med. 33(6): 743-8, Jun 2015.

Conlon TW, Himebauch AS, Fitzgerald JC, Chen AE, Dean AJ, Panebianco N, Darge K, Cohen MS, Greeley WJ, Berg RA, Nishisaki A. : Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care Focused Bedside Ultrasound Training Program in a Large Academic Pediatric ICU. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 16(3): 219-26, Mar 2015.

Panebianco NL, Shofer F, Cheng A, Fischer J, Cody K, Dean AJ. : The effect of supine versus upright patient positioning on inferior vena cava metrics. Am J Emerg Med. 32(11): 1326-9, Nov 2014.

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