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Jeremy Kukafka, MD

Jeremy Kukafka, MD Physician

Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Kukafka is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2008

Description of Clinical Expertise

Anesthesiology, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Transesophageal Echocardiography

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 223 Wright-Saunders 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kukafka is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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

Selected Publications:

Vernick WJ, Szeto WY, Li RH, Atluri P, Augoustides JG, Kukafka JD, Patel PA, Gutsche JT: The utility of atrioventricular pacing via pulmonary artery catheter during transcatheter aortic valve replacement J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth : 2014.

Kukafka JD, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia Surgery Review, 3rd Edition : 491-504,2013.

Vernick WJ, Cheung AT, Kukafka JD, Savino JS: Cardiac anesthesia Cardiac Surgery in the Adult, 4th Edition : 2012.

Kukafka JD: Book review for “International Anesthesiology Clinics- Education in Anesthesia” Anesthesiology 111 (2): 458,2009.

Kukafka JD, Fleisher LA: Anesthesia General Surgery Review, 2nd Edition : 393-406,2008.

Kukafka J: Generalization of the Perrin-Lorentz planar oscillator model: applications to the optical anisotropy of biomolecules Thirteenth National Conference on Undergraduate Research Conference Proceedings : 1999.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania - 6 Dulles Building
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

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