W. Andrew Kofke, MD, MBA, FCCM is the Director of Neuroanesthesia and Critical Care in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia. Dr. Kofke is the co-author of Monitoring in Neurocritical Care.
Dr. Kofke has been listed in Best Doctors in America since 2009. He is board-certified in anesthesiology and in critical care medicine, and is the author of many articles in the field. At the University of Pennsylvania, in addition to his post as professor of anesthesiology and critical care, he is a professor in the Department of Neurosurgery. He holds a neurocritical care subspecialty certification from the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties.
At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Kofke is the Director of the Measey Medical Simulation Center, and Co-Director of the Neurointensive Care Unit. In the Department of Anesthesia, he is active on several committees including the Substance Abuse Committee and the Chair’s Advisory Committee.
Dr. Kofke earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1978. He performed an internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, followed by a residency in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He remained at Massachusetts General to complete a fellowship in critical care medicine in 1983. Dr. Kofke also holds an MBA with a health sciences emphasis from West Virginia University, and a BS in chemistry from Bucknell University.