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Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM

Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM Physician

Director, Neuroanesthesiology and Critical Care Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Professor C-E Professor C-E

Dr. Kofke is employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Andrew Kofke

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009 - 2012, 2015 - 2018

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology - Critical Care, 1986
  • Anesthesiology, 1983

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuroanesthesia, Neuro ICU

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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: University of Pittsburgh
Residency: UPMC Mercy
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital

Memberships

American College of Critical Care Medicine (elected), National American Medical Association, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Neurochemistry, National Association of University Anesthesiologists (elected), National International Neuroanesthesia Research Group, International John Morgan Society (elected), National Massachusetts General Hospital Alumni Association, National National Healthcare Cost and Quality Association, National NeuroCritical Care Society, National Patent Policy Appeals Advisory Board, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Pennsylvania Society of Critical Care Medicine (1986-95, 2001-present), Local Philadelphia Neuroscience Society, Local Society for Medical Simulation, National Society for Neuroscience, National Society of Critical Care Medicine, National Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kofke is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: 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:

Physiology, rodents, anesthetic neurotoxicity

Selected Publications:

DeYoung, T.P., Li, J.C., Tang, X., Ward, C.G., Dworkin, B.R., Eckenhoff, M.F., Kofke, W.A.: Absence of Neuropathology With Prolonged Isoflurane Sedation in Healthy Adult Rats Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology : 2017.

Baker WB, Parthasarathy AB, Gannon KP, Kavuri VC, Busch DR, Abramson K, He L, Mesquita RC, Mullen MT, Detre JA, Greenberg JH, Licht DJ, Balu R, Kofke WA, Yodh AG: Noninvasive optical monitoring of critical closing pressure and arteriole compliance in human subjects. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 8 (37): 2691-2705,2017.

Chitra Sivasankar, Todd Miano, Guy Kositratna, Robert Hurst, Andrew Kofke: Anesthetic Variation and Potential Impact of Anesthetics Used During Endovascular Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery 8 (11): 1101-1106,2016.

Marlon Schwarz, Giovanni Rivera, Mary Hammond, Zmira Silman, Kirk Jackson, W. Andrew Kofke: Acousto-Optic Cerebral Blood Flow Monitoring During Induction of Anesthesia in Humans Neurocritical Care Society 24 (3): 436-441,2016.

Kosty JA, LeRoux PD, Levine J, Park S, Kumar MA, Frangos S, Maloney-Wilensky E, Kofke WA: Comparison of Clinical and Research Practices in Measuring Cerebral Perfusion Pressure (CPP): A Literature Review and Practitioner Survey Anes Analg 117 (3): 694-8,2013 .

Bohman LE, Pisapia J, Sanborn MR, Frangos S, Lin E, Callahan D, Kumar M, Park S, Kofke WA, Stiefel MF, LeRoux PD, Levine JM: Response of brain oxygen to therapy correlates with long term outcome in patients with aneurysm subarachnoid hemorrhage Neurocritical Care 19 (3): 320-328,2013 .

Nelson P, Nelson JA, Chen AJ, Kofke WA: An Alternative Position for the BIS-Vista Montage in Frontal Approach Neurosurgical Cases J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 25 (2): 135-142,2013.

Kosty, J.A., Leroux, P.D., Levine, J., Park, S., Kumar, M.A., Frangos, S., Maloney-Wilensky, E., Kofke, W.A.: A comparison of clinical and research practices in measuring cerebral perfusion pressure: A literature review and practitioner survey Anesthesia and Analgesia : 2013.

Nelson, P., Nelson, J.A., Chen, A.J., Kofke, W.A.: An alternative position for the bis-vista montage in frontal approach neurosurgical cases Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology : 2013.

Kosty J, Kofke WA, Maloney-Wilensky E, Frangos S, Levine JM, LeRoux PD, Zager E: Physiologic Effects of Xenon in Xenon-CT Cerebral Blood Flow Studies on Comatose Patients Translational Stroke Research 3 (3): 375-380,2012 .

Academic Contact Info

HUP - 7 Dulles
34th and Spruce Street
4283

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8993
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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