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Lourdes F. S. Al Ghofaily, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Dr. Al Ghofaily is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 2015

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • 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: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Al Ghofaily is employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Lourdes Al Ghofaily, John D. Mitchell, Glenn Woodworth: Anesthesia Residency Training in Cardiac Anesthesia: Development of a Model Curricula and Educational Resources: The Anesthesia Toolbox Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 32 (2): 621-630,2018.

Malhotra A, Ramakrishna H, Gutsche JT, Patel PA, Al-Ghofaily L, Feinman J, Yoon J, Augoustides JG.: Options for Incidental Mitral Regurgitation Found During Aortic Valve Surgery for Aortic Regurgitation: An Evidence-Based Clinical Update for the Perioperative Echocardiographer. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 30 (2): 555-60,2016.

Al Ghofaily L, Simmons C, Chen L, Liu R: Negative Pressure Pulmonary Edema after Laryngospasm: A Revisit with a Case Report Journal of Anesthesia and Clinical Research 3 (10): 252,2013.

Valentine E, Gregorits M, Gutsche J, Al Ghofaily L, Augoustides JGT: Clinical Update in Liver Transplant Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 27 (4): 890-15,2013.

Augoustides JG, Neuman MD, Al Ghofaily L, Silvay G: Preoperative Cardiac Assessment for Non-Cardiac Surgery: Defining Costs and Risks" Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 27 (2): 395-99,2013.

Riha H, Patel P, Al Ghofaily L, Valentine E, Sophocles A, Augoustides JGT: Major Themes for 2012 in Cardiovascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care HSR Proceedings in Intensive Care and Cardiovascular Anesthesia 5 (1): 9-16,2013.

Balashova, NV, Crosby JA, Al Ghofaily L, Kachlany SC: Leukotoxin Confers Beta-Hemolytic Activity to Actinobacillus Actinomycetemcomitans Infection and Immunity 74 (4): 2015-21,2006.

Diaz R, Al Ghofaily L, Patel J, Balashova NV, Freitas AC, Labib I, Kachlany SC: Characterization of Leukotoxin from a Clinical Strain of Actinobacillus Actinomycetemcomitans Microbial Pathogenesis 40 (2): 48-55,2006.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104