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Alexander Proekt, MD, PHD Physician

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Proekt is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2011

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA), National Society for Neuroscience, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Proekt is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • 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.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Neuroscience, Neurophysiology, Computational Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience

Selected Publications:

Alex Proekt, Hugh Hemmings: Mechanisms of Drug Action Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia 2 (19): 2019.

Alex Proekt: Emergence Delirium Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorders : 2019.

Alonso LM, Solovey G, Yanagawa T, Proekt A, Cecchi GA, Magnasco MO.: Single-trial classification of awareness state during anesthesia by measuring critical dynamics of global brain activity. Scientific reports. : 2019.

BP Shortal, LB Hickman, RA Mak-McCully, W Wang, C Brennan, H Ung, B Litt, V Tarnal, E Janke, P Picton, S Blain-Moraes, HR Maybrier, MR Muench, N Lin, MS Avidan, GA Mashour, AR McKinstry-Wu, MB Kelz, BJ Palanca, A Proekt: Duration of electroencephalogram suppression does not predict recovery time or degree of cognitive impairment after general anaesthesia British Journal of Anaesthesia : 2019.

A Proekt, A.E. Hudson: A stochastic basis for neural inertia in emergence from general anaesthesia British Journal of Anaesthesia 121 (1): 86-94,2018.

Brenna P. Shortal1, Sarah L. Reitz1, 2, Adeeti Aggarwal1, Qing C. Meng2, Andrew R. McKinstry-Wu 2, Max B. Kelz2, Alex Proekt2*: Development and Validation of Brain Target Controlled Infusion of Propofol in Mice PLOS One 13 (4): 2018.

A Proekt, M.B. Kelz: Schrödinger's cat: anaesthetised and not! British Journal of Anesthesia 120 (3): 2018.

Richardson AG, Liu X, Weigand Pauline K, Hudgins Eric D, Stein Joel M, Das Sandhitsu R, Proekt Alexander, Kelz Max B, Zhang Milin, Van der Spiegel Jan, Lucas Timothy H: Hippocampal gamma-slow oscillation coupling in macaques during sedation and sleep. Hippocampus 27 : 1125-1139,2017.

Wasilczuk Andrzej Z, Proekt Alexander, Kelz Max B, McKinstry-Wu Andrew R: High-density Electroencephalographic Acquisition in a Rodent Model Using Low-cost and Open-source Resources. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE (117): 2016.

Thengone Daniel, Gagnidze Khatuna, Pfaff Donald, Proekt Alex: Phase-Amplitude Coupling in Spontaneous Mouse Behavior. PloS one 11 (9): e0162262,2016.

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Academic Contact Info

Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania
331 John Morgan Building

Philadelphia, PA 19104