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David K. Kung, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Neurosurgery

Contact information
Department of Neurosurgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3rd floor Silverstein
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3486
Fax: 215-349-5534
BS (Neurobiology and Biochemistry)
University of Washington, 2001.
MD (Special Distinction for Research in Cerebrovascular Physiology)
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa School of Medicine, 2006-2013.
Chief Resident, Neurosurgery, University of Iowa School of Medicine , 2011-2012.
Fellow, Neurovascular Surgery & Endovascular Neurosurgery, Jefferson Medical College, Department of Neurological Surgery, 2013-2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Cerebrovascular diseases

Description of Research Expertise

Mechanisms of Cerebral Aneurysm Growth and Rupture

Selected Publications

Kritikos M, Sharma N, Sedora-Roman N, Choudhri O, Pukenas B, Hurst R, Kung D.: Duplication of the vertebral artery: A series of four cases. Interv Neuroradiol. 24(6): 596-600, Dec 2018.

Goel NJ, Mallela AN, Agarwal P, Abdullah KG, Choudhri OA, Kung DK, Lucas TH, Isaac Chen H.: Complications Predicting Perioperative Mortality in Patients Undergoing Elective Craniotomy: A Population-Based Study. World Neurosurg 118: e195-e205, Oct 2018.

Goel NJ, Abdullah KG, Choudhri OA, Kung DK, Lucas TH, Chen HI.: The Effect of Underlying Liver Disease on Perioperative Outcomes Following Craniotomy for Tumor: An American College of Surgeons National Quality Improvement Program Analysis. World Neurosurg 115:e85-e96, July 2018.

Kritikos ME, Sharma N, Sedora-Roman N, Pukenas BA, Hurst RW, Choudhri OA, Kung DK.: Complete spontaneous regression of cerebral arteriovenous malformation: A case report and review of the literature. Clin Imaging 52: 146-151, July 2018.

Cox M, Sedora-Román NI, Pukenas B, Kung D, Hurst R: Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: an important non-aneurysmal cause of thunderclap headaches and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Intern Emerg Med. 13(1): 135-136. Jan 2018.

Chitale R, Kung DK, Tjoumakaris S, Jabbour P, Rosenwasser RH: Endovascular Management of intracranial Aneurysms. Kumar et al [ed.] Neurocritical Care Management of the Neurosurgical Patient Elsevier Inc. 2018.

Morris J, Na YJ, Zhu H, Lee JH, Giang H, Ulyanova AV, Baltuch GH, Brem S, Chen HI, Kung DK, Lucas TH, O'Rourke DM, Wolf JA, Grady MS, Sul JY, Kim J, Eberwine J.: Pervasive within-Mitochondrion Single-Nucleotide Variant Heteroplasmy as Revealed by Single-Mitochondrion Sequencing. Cell Rep. 21(10): 2706-2713, Dec 2017.

Miyamoto T, Kung DK, Kitazato KT, Yagi K, Shimada K, Tada Y, Korai M, Kurashiki Y, Kinouchi T, Kanematsu Y, Satomi J, Hashimoto T, Nagahiro S.: Site-specific elevation of interleukin-1β and matrix metalloproteinase-9 in the Willis circle by hemodynamic changes is associated with rupture in a novel rat cerebral aneurysm model. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 37(8): 2795-2805, August 2017.

Oselkin M, Sedora-Roman NI, Pukenas BA, Kung D, Hurst RW: Loading and elution characteristics of quadrasphere microspheres loaded with bevacizumab. Ther Deliv. 8(9):747-751, Aug 2017.

Kumar M, Cao W, McDaniel JK, Pham HP, Raju D, Nawalinski K, Frangos S, Kung D, Zager E, Kasner SE, Levine JM, Zheng XL: Plasma ADAMTS13 activity and von Willebrand factor antigen and activity in patients with subarachnoid haemorrhage. Thromb Haemost 117(4): 691-699, April 2017.

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