Department of Neurology

Department of Neurology
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Monisha Kumar, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Faculty, Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program , HUP
Co-chair, Rhoads 2 Quality & Safety Initiative Nursing Quality and Practice Oversight Committee HUP
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
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.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. - General Neurology , 2005.
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.
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Selected Publications

Bar B, MacKenzie L, Hurst RW, Grant R, Weigele J, Bhalla PK, Kumar MA, Stiefel MF, Levine JM.: Hyperacute Vasospasm After Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocrit Care. Jul 22. [Epub ahead of print] 2015

Chandril Chugh, MBBS Sarah C Nyirjesy, BA Kelsey Parker Nawalinski, BA Danielle K. Sandsmark, MD, PhD Suzanne Frangos, BS Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, BS Sherman C. Stein, MD Joshua M. Levine, MD Scott Eric Kasner, MD MSc Monisha A. Kumar, MD: Red Blood Cell Distribution Width Is Associated With Poor Clinical Outcome After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Pilot Study. Neurocrit Care Eelco Wijdicks, MD (eds.). Springer, 23(2): 217-24, October 2015 Notes: Accepted for publication 1/23/2015.

James E. Siegler, MD; Christy Marcaccio, BS; Nawalinski Kelsey, Quattrone F, Sandsmark DK, Eileen Maloney- Wilensky, Suzanne Frangos, Levine JM, Stein SC, Monisha Kumar, MD: Anisocytosis is Associated with Poor Functional Outcome in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Neurocrit Care. Wijdicks, EE (eds.). Springer, 2015(S2), October 2015.

Bar B, Grant R, Kadakia P, Mackenzie L, Hurst R, Kumar MA, Stiefel MF, Levine JM: Hyperacute Vasospasm after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage. Neurocritical Care. Springer (eds.). 07 2015.

Monisha Kumar, Wenjing Cao, Kelsey Nawalinski , Katherine Murphy, Joshua Levine, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Michelle J Smith, David Kung, Eric Zager, James Schuster, X Long Zheng : Elevated Plasma Levels of von Willebrand Factor Antigen May Be Associated With Increased Mortality In Patients with Subarachnoid Hemorrhage NCC journal 2015.

Moyer M, Young B, Squitiere M, Pino B, Lobriglio J, Marisa ?, Derek ?, Maloney-Wilensky E, Kung D, Zager E, Smith MJ, fellow?, Kumar M: Implementation of an Early Mobilization Protocol for Patients with an External Ventricular Device in the Neuro ICU Neurocritical Care journal 2015.

Monisha Kumar, Wenjing Cao, Kelsey Nawalinski , Katherine Murphy, Joshua Levine, Eileen Maloney-Wilensky, Michelle J Smith, David Kung, Eric Zager, James Schuster, X Long Zheng : Plasma von Willebrand Factor Antigen Levels Are Elevated Early After Acute Brain Injury Neurocritical Care 2015.

Danielle K. Sandsmark, Monisha A. Kumar, Catherine Woodward, Miranda Lim, Sarah Schmidt, and Soojin Park: Sleep features on continuous EEG predict neurological recovery after severe traumatic brain injury. Neurocrit Care Supplement: S155, September 2014.

R. Choi1, R. Muralidharan1, Pukenas?, Nawalinksi K, Roy-Paladhi U, C. Ju1, F. Quattrone2, S. Frangos2, E. Maloney-Wilensky2, P. Kim4, J. Levine1, W. Kofke5, S. Kasner1, P. LeRoux6, M. Kumar1 : Antiplatelet Agent Use Is Associated With Increased Intracranial Hemorrhage Volumes, But Not Progressive Hemorrhagic Injury, After Tramatic Brain Injury e-Poster presentation at the 12th Annual Neurocritical Care Society Meeting, which is being held in Seattle, Washington, September 11 – 14, 2014, at the Seattle Westin. September 2014.

Monisha A. Kumar • Andrew M. Naidech • The Participants in the International Multidisciplinary 6 Consensus Conference on Multimodality Monitoring: Monitoring of Hematological and Hemostatic Parameters in Neurocritical Care Patients Neurocritical Care Journal. Eelco Wijdicks (eds.). Springer, September 2014 Notes: ISSN 1541-6933 Neurocrit Care DOI 10.1007/s12028-014-0023-7

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