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Donna Kurowski George, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Neuro Emergency Committe, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Stroke Governance Committe, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center, 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

Ankita Brahmaroutu MD, Donna K. George MD: Ace the Case: An 80-Year-Old Man With Sudden Onset of Left-Sided Hemiparesis. Healio December 2022.

Matthews A, Yui J, Chiang EY, Pishko AM, Cuker A, Cucchiara BL, George DK, Sayani F, Mullen MT: Cerebral Infarction due to Severe ADAMTS-13 Deficiency with Normal Hematological Parameters: A Cause of Cryptogenic Stroke. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease 31(16), June 2022.

Ford, A.F., George, D.K: Ace the Case: A 34-year-old woman with numbness, weakness, and vision loss. Healio 2021.

Donna K. George, Sahily Reyes Esteves: Ace the Case: A 60-Year-Old Woman With Sudden-Onset Dysarthria and Left-Sided Weakness. Healio November 2020.

Donna K. George, Aaron Rothstein: Ace the Case: A 58-Year-Old Man With COVID-19, Sudden-Onset Weakness, and Altered Mental Status. Healio September 2020.

Donna K. George: Chapter 53: Restarting Antithrombotic Therapy After Intracerebral Hemorrhage. Decision-Making in Adult Neurology. Elsevier, 2020.

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.

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