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Adam C. Cuker, MD, MS

Adam C. Cuker, MD, MS Physician

Assistant Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
Clinical Director, Penn Blood Disorders Center, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Penn Comprehensive and Hemophilia Thrombosis Program
Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Medicine in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Cuker is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Hematology
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Hematology, 2009
  • Internal Medicine, 2006

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Clotting Disorders (Blood Coagulation)
  • Hemophilia
  • Von Willebrand Disease (VWD)

Description of Clinical Expertise

Clotting disorders, Bleeding disorders, Platelet disorders

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Cardiology, National American College of Physicians, National American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute, National American Society of Hematology, National American Thrombosis and Hemostasis Network, National Anticoagulation Forum, National Data Safety and Monitoring Committee, Bridging ITP Study, International Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society, National International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, International National Hemophilia Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cuker is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, Immune thrombocytopenia, Thrombosis, Anticoagulation, Platelet disorders

Selected Publications:

Cuker A, Rux AH, Hinds JL, Dela Cruz M, Yarovoi SV, Brown IAM, Yang W, Konkle BA, Arepally GM, Watson SP, Cines DB, Sachais BS: Novel diagnostic assays for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Blood 121 : 3727-3732,2013.

Cuker A, Cines DB: Protamine-induced thrombocytopenia? Blood 121 : 2818-2819,2013.

Siegal D, Cuker A: Reversal of novel oral anticoagulants in patients with major bleeding J Thromb Thrombolysis 35 : 391-398,2013.

Sood S, Cuker A, Wang C, Metjian A, Chiang E, Soucie J, Konkle B: Similarity in Joint Function Limitation in Type 3 Von Willebrand Disease and Moderate Haemophilia A Haemophilia 19 (4): 595-601,2013.

Tanhehco YC, Cuker A, Rudnick M, Sachais BS: Investigation of a potential protective mechanism against heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in patients on chronic intermittent hemodialysis Thromb Res 131 : 244-248,2013.

Cuker A, Gimotty PA, Crowther MA, Warkentin TE: Predictive value of the 4Ts scoring system for heparin-induced thromboctopenia: a systematic review and meta-analysis Blood 120 : 4160-4167,2012.

Sachais BS, Litvinov RI, Yarovoi SV, Rauova L, Hinds JL, Rux AH, Arepally GM, Poncz M, Cuker A, Weisel JW, Cines DB: Dynamic antibody binding properties in the pathogenesis of HIT Blood 120 : 1137-1142,2012.

Martinez M, Cuker A, Mills A, Lightfoot R, Fan Y, Tang W, Hazen SL, Ischiropoulos H: Nitrated fibrinogen is a biomarker of oxidative stress in venous thromboembolism Free Radic Biol Med 53 : 230-236,2012.

Cuker A, Cines DB: How I treat heparin-induced thrombocytopenia Blood 119 : 2209-2218,2012.

Lakshmanan S, Cuker A: Comtemporary management of primary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in adults J Thromb Haemost 10 : 1988-1998,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program
HUP, 3 Dulles
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 615-8012
Fax: (215) 615-6599
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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