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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Andrew Kofke

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

Clinical Specialties


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


American College of Critical Care Medicine (elected), National American Medical Association, National American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, National American Society of Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists, National American Society of Neurochemistry, National Association of University Anesthesiologists (elected), National Closed and Low Flow Anesthesia Systems Society, 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 Liaison Committee, National NeuroCritical Care Society, National Patent Policy Appeals Advisory Board, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Pennsylvania Society of Critical Care Medicine (1986-95, 2001-present), Local Philadelphia Neuroscience Society, Local Pittsburgh Neuroscience Society, Local Society for Medical Simulation, National Society for Neuroscience, National Society for Neurotrauma, National Society of Critical Care Medicine, National Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care , National UCNS co-chair certification committee , National West Virginia State Medical Association, Local West Virginia State Society of Anesthesiologists, Local

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.


Description of Research Expertise:

Physiology, rodents, anesthetic neurotoxicity

Selected Publications:

Neuropathophysiology Textbook of Critical Care : 2005.

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

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

Augoustides JC, Hosalkar HH, O'Reardon, Kofke WA: 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: Effect of Apolipoprotein E Genotype on NSE and S-100 Levels After Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Anesth Analg 99 : 1323-5,2004.

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

Rie MA, Fahey BG: 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: Stroke after deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: Mechanisms and opportunities for intervention AUA : 2004.

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

Attallah AF: 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

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

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