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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 of Neurology

Dr. Kofke is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Andrew Kofke

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology - Critical Care, 1986
  • Anesthesiology, 1983

Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuroanesthesia, Neuro ICU

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 6 Dulles 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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 UCNS co-chair certification committee, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kofke is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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:

Kofke WA: Neuropathophysiology Textbook of Critical Care : 2005.

Kofke WA, Blissitt P, Rao H: Remifentanil-induced hippocampal and thalamic activation in normal volunteers Neurocritical Care Society : 2005.

Kofke WA: University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety Celebrates Grand Opening AUA Update : 2005.

Augoustides JC, Hosalkar HH, O'Reardon, Kofke WA, Datto CJ: Customized anesthetic preservation of ictal threshold in electroconvulsive therapy: role of adjunctive remifentanil with etomidate J Ect 21 (2): 128-131,2005.

Kofke WA, Konitzer P, Meng QC, Guo J, Cheung AT: Effect of Apolipoprotein E Genotype on NSE and S-100 Levels After Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Anesth Analg 99 : 1323-5,2004.

Kofke WA, Lam A: Ad Hoc Meeting Report of the Neurocritical Care Society Meeting, J Neurosurg Anesth : 2004.

Rie MA, Fahey BG, Kofke WA: Letter to the editor re: Suarez JI, et al: Effect of human albumin administration on clinical outcome and hospital cost in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurosurgery 101 : 564-566,2004.

JGT Augoustides, McGarvey M, Weiner J, Pinchasik D, Bavaria JE, Cheung AT, Kofke WA: Stroke after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: Mechanisms and opportunities for intervention AUA : 2004.

Sullivan PM, Sinz EH, Gudel E, Kofke WA: A retrospective comparison of remifentanil versus methohexital for anesthesia in electroconvulsive therapy J of ECT 20 ((4)): 219-224,2004.

Attallah AF, Kofke WA: Neurological Monitoring In: Wilson WC, Grande CM, Hoyt DB: Trauma: Resuscitation, Anesthesia, and Critical Care : 2004.

Academic Contact Info

HUP - 7 Dulles
34th and Spruce Street
4283

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8993
Fax: (215) 615-3898

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