Donna Kurowski George, MD
Department of Neurology
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Health and Rehabilitation Sciences)
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 2008.
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, 2012.
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.
Selected PublicationsCucchiara 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.