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Bryan A. Pukenas, MD

Bryan A. Pukenas, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Dr. Pukenas is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Radiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Diagnostic Radiology, 2008
  • Neuroradiology, 2014

Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Neuroradiology (spinal and intracranial)
Aneurysms
Arteriovenous Malformations
Arteriovenous Fistula
Carotid Stenosis
Intracranial Stenosis
Angioplasty
Stenting
Intracranial and spinal embolization
Vertebroplasty
Kyphoplasty
Interventional spinal pain management
Diagnostic Neuroradiology

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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Radiology, National American Society of Neuroradiology, National American Society of Spine Radiology, National Association of University Radiologists, National Ivy League Big Ten Concussion Research Collaboration, National Radiological Society of North America, Educational Exhibits Committee, member, International Radiological Society of North America, National Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Pukenas is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Chester County Hospital: 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.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Canine intracranial vasospasm
Canine stroke
Radiation exposure to patients undergoing diagnostic radiology procedures
Vascular ultrasound
Contrast enhanced ultrasound for evaluation of brain tumors

Selected Publications:

Cox Mougnyan, Kim Dong, Sedora-Roman Neda Isabel, Hurst Robert, Pukenas Bryan: Beware the bright basilar artery: an early and specific CT sign of acute basilar artery thrombosis. Internal and emergency medicine : 2018.

Kritikos Michael E, Sharma Nikhil, Sedora-Roman Neda, Pukenas Bryan A, Hurst Robert W, Choudhri Omar A, Kung David K: Complete spontaneous regression of cerebral arteriovenous malformation: a case report and review of the literature. Clinical imaging 52 : 146-151,2018.

Karlsson Michael, Pukenas Bryan, Chawla Sanjeev, Ehinger Johannes K, Plyler Ross, Stolow Madeline, Gabello Melissa, Hugerth Matilda, Elmér Eskil, Hansson Magnus J, Margulies Susan, Kilbaugh Todd Justen: Neuroprotective effects of cyclosporine in a porcine pre-clinical trial of focal traumatic brain injury. Journal of neurotrauma : 2018.

Michael E. Kritikos, Martin Oselkin, Nikhil Sharma, Pallavi P. Gopal, Douglas C. Bigelow, Sean Grady, Robert W. Hurst, Bryan A. Pukenas, Omar Choudhri, David Kung: Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Associated With a Vestibular Tumor: An Unusual Case and Review of the Literature. Cureus 10 (6): e2890. doi:10.7759/cureus.2890,2018.

Alexander Copelan MD, Neda Sedora-Roman MD, Robert Hurst MD, Bryan Pukenas MD: The Suboccipital Puncture: A Lost Art? The American Society of Spine Radiology Annual Symposium Scottsdale, AZ : 2018.

Kritikos Michael, Sharma Nikhil, Sedora-Roman Neda, Choudhri Omar, Pukenas Bryan, Hurst Robert, Kung David: Duplication of the vertebral artery: A series of four cases. Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences : 1591019918783973,2018.

Cox Mougnyan, Sedora-Román Neda Isabel, Pukenas Bryan, Kung David, Hurst Robert: Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome: an important non-aneurysmal cause of thunderclap headaches and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Internal and emergency medicine 13 (1): 135-136,2018.

Bryan Pukenas, MD; Nathan Katz: A Novel Minimally-Invasive Intrathecal Catheterization Approach for Cisterna Magna Access via Lumbar Puncture ULAR Training Division Laboratory Animal Surgical Seminar & Vendor Fair University of Pennsylvania - Houston Hall, Bodek Lounge (Perelman Quadrangle) 3417 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 : 2018.

Husseinzadeh H, Chiasakul T, Gimotty P A, Pukenas B, Wolf R, Kelty M, Chiang E, Fogarty P F, Cuker A: Prevalence of and risk factors for cerebral microbleeds among adult patients with haemophilia A or B. Haemophilia : the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia 24 (2): 271-277,2017.

Oselkin Martin, Sedora-Roman Neda I, Pukenas Bryan A, Kung David, Hurst Robert W: Loading and elution characteristics of quadrasphere microspheres loaded with bevacizumab. Therapeutic delivery 8 (9): 747-751,2017.

Academic Contact Info

219 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6865
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)