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Daniel Cristancho, MD, MBE

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Primary Stroke Center Medical Director, Pennsylvania Hospital
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
3 Gates, Department of Neurology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (General Honors, Departmental Honors in Biology)
University of Miami , 2010.
MBE (Master of Bioethics)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine , 2012.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2016.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , 2016-2017.
Resident in Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , 2017-2020.
Healthcare Leadership in Quality Track Program, Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2018-2020.
Fellow in Vascular Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , 2020-2021.
Epic Physician Builder Program, University of Wisconsin, 2021-2021.
Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 2020.
Vascular Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology , 2022.
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Selected Publications

D. Cristancho, L. Stein, C. Hoey, M. Sellers: Streamlining Acute In-Hospital Stroke Evaluation by Transitioning to an Electronic Medical Record Order-Based Alerting Process. 11th Annual Neurohospitalist Society Meeting October 2023.

Khazaal O, Cox M, Grodinsky E, Dawood J, Cristancho D, Atsina KB, Ji JB, Neuhaus‐Booth E, Ramchand P, Pukenas BA, Kung D, Hurst R, Choudhri O, Burkhardt JK, Kasner SE, and Favilla CG: Highly Visible Wall‐Timer to Reduce Endovascular Treatment Time for Stroke. Stroke: Vascular and Interventional Neurology 2(6), September 2022.

Favilla CG, Ford AF, Khazaal O, Cristancho D, Grodinsky E, Dawod J, Kasner SE: Reliability of Past Medical History in a Single Hospital Participating in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Registry. Journal of the American Heart Association 11(13), July 2022.

Khazaal O, Rothstein A, Husain MR, Broderick M, Cristancho D, Reyes-Esteves S, Khan F, Favilla CG, Messé SR, Mullen MT: Dual-Antiplatelet Therapy May Not Be Associated With an Increased Risk of In-hospital Bleeding in Patients With Moderate or Severe Ischemic Stroke. Frontiers in Neurology September 2021.

Daniel Cristancho, Raymond S. Price.: 4 - Low Back Pain. Decision-Making in Adult Neurology. Brett L. Cucchiara and Raymond S. Price (eds.). Elsevier, Page: 8-9, e2, 2021 Notes: doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-63583-7.00004-7.

Siegler JE, Olsen A, Rosenberg J, Cristancho D, Pulst-Korenberg J, Raab L, Woo JH, Messé SR.: Mismatch between automated CTP and ASPECTS score in patients with anterior large vessel occlusion. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 194: 105797, Jul 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2020.105797. Epub 2020 Mar 19.

Siegler JE, Rosenberg J, Cristancho D, Olsen A, Pulst-Korenberg J, Raab L, Cucchiara B, Messé SR.: Computed tomography perfusion in stroke mimics. Int J Stroke. 15(3): 299-307, Apr 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1177/1747493019869702. Epub 2019 Aug 14.

Cristancho D and Machemehl H.: Delaying tPA Decision Impacts Overall Stroke Alert Efficiency: A Quality Improvement Initiative to Improve tPA Door to Needle Times. Neurology. Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. on behalf of the American Academy of Neurology, 94(15 Supplement): 4932, Apr 2020 Notes: https://n.neurology.org/content/94/15_Supplement/4932.

Siegler JE, Olsen A, Pulst-Korenberg J, Cristancho D, Rosenberg J, Raab L, Cucchiara B, Messé SR.: Multicenter Volumetric Assessment of Artifactual Hypoperfusion Patterns Using Automated CT Perfusion Imaging. J Neuroimaging. 29(5): 573-579, Sep 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1111/jon.12641. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

Cristancho D, George DK.: Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Secondary Stroke Prevention. Practical Neurology Jan 2019 Notes: https://practicalneurology.com/articles/2019-jan/direct-oral-anticoagulants-for-secondary-stroke-prevention.

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