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Donna Kurowski George, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Assitant Director of the Vascular Fellowship Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Neurology

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street - 3 W Gates
Department of Neurology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Health and Rehabilitation Sciences)
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008.
MD (Medicine)
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident physician in Internal Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, 2012-2013.
Resident physician in Neurology, Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA , 2013-2016.
Fellow in Vascular Neurology, Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2016-2017.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- certified in Neurology, 2016.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- certified in Vascular Neurology, 2018.
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Selected Publications

Cucchiara Brett, George Donna Kurowski, Kasner Scott E, Knutsson Mikael, Denison Hans, Ladenvall Per, Amarenco Pierre, Johnston S Claiborne: Disability after minor stroke and TIA: A secondary analysis of the SOCRATES trial. Neurology 93(7): e708-e716, Aug 2019.

Kaiser Eric A, George Donna K, Rubenstein Michael N, Berger Joseph R: Lyme myelopathy: Case report and literature review of a rare but treatable disorder. Multiple sclerosis and related disorders 29: 1-6, Apr 2019.

Daniel Cristancho, MD, MBE, Donna K. George, MD: Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Secondary Stroke Prevention: Optimal secondary stroke prevention includes reducing modifiable risk factors and providing anticoagulation for specific indications. Practical Neurology Page: 2-6, January 2019.

VanDerWerf Joshua, Kurowski Donna, Siegler James, Ganguly Taneeta, Cucchiara Brett: Combination of Intra-Hematomal Hypodensity on CT and BRAIN Scoring Improves Prediction of Hemorrhage Expansion in ICH. Neurocritical care 29(1): 40-46, Aug 2018.

Johnston S Claiborne, Easton J Donald, Farrant Mary, Barsan William, Conwit Robin A, Elm Jordan J, Kim Anthony S, Lindblad Anne S, Palesch Yuko Y: Clopidogrel and Aspirin in Acute Ischemic Stroke and High-Risk TIA. The New England journal of medicine 379(3): 215-225, Jul 2018.

Donna K. George: A Transformational Era in Stroke Care: The 2018 guidelines for treatment of acute ischemic stroke reflect great advances in patient care. Practical Neurology. Claude Nguyen, MD and Judy Jia, MD (eds.). Page: 89-92, July/August Issue 2018.

Kurowski Donna, Jonczak Karin, Shah Qaisar, Yaghi Shadi, Marshall Randolph S, Ahmad Haroon, McKinney James, Torres Jose, Ishida Koto, Cucchiara Brett: Safety of Endovascular Intervention for Stroke on Therapeutic Anticoagulation: Multicenter Cohort Study and Meta-Analysis. Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 26(5): 1104-1109, May 2017.

Perloff MD, Berlin RK, Gillette M, Petersile MJ, Kurowski D: Gabapentin in Headache Disorders: What is the Evidence? Journal of Pain Medicine 17(1): 162-71, Jan 2016.

Kurowski Donna, Mullen Michael T, Messé Steven R: Pearls & Oy-sters: Iatrogenic relative hypotension leading to diffuse internal borderzone infarctions and coma. Neurology 86(24): e245-7, 06 2016.

Kurowski, D., Spindler, M: Botulinum toxin injection unmasking Zenker’s diverticulum. Movement Disorders Clinical Practice 1(4), Nov 2014 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/mdc3.12101.

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