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Krikor Tufenkjian

Krikor Tufenkjian, MD

Faculty


Department: Neurology

Practices: Drexel Neurosciences Institute

Specialties: Neurology

Education

  • MD - University of Aleppo

Krikor Tufenkjian, MD, is a neurologist practicing in Center City Philadelphia. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (in neurology and clinical neurophysiology) and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He cares for patients in the general neurology and neuromuscular clinic, performing and interpreting NCS/EMG studies, and interpreting EEGs.

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • American Epilepsy Society
  • American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Medical Association

Clinical Services

Neurology, Clinical neurophysiology, Neuromuscular disease, Epilepsy, Electromyography (EMG), Electroencephalography (EEG), Nerve conduction studies

Fellowships

  • Clinical Neurophysiology, Epilepsy Track - Epilepsy Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University
  • Clinical Neurophysiology, EMG Track - Neuromuscular Center, Lahey Clinic Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital

Residencies

  • Neurology - University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University

Internships

  • University Hospitals of Cleveland/Case Western Reserve University

Krikor Tufenkjian, MD, is a faculty member in the Department of Neurology at Drexel University College of Medicine. He came to Drexel from Creighton University School of Medicine, where he was an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology. At Creighton, Dr. Tufenkjian was involved in the supervision of neurology residents, particularly teaching EEG interpretation and performance of NCS/EMG studies. He also served as a mentor for neuroscience case presentations.

Publications

Book chapter: "EEG Instrumentation, Montage, Polarity, and Localization"
Krikor Tufenkjian, MD
Epilepsy Board Review: A Comprehensive Guide. Editors: Mohamad Koubeissi, MD, Nabil Azar, MD (2017)

"Autoimmune seizure syndrome in a patient with Addison’s disease"
Shubhi Agrawal, MD, Krikor Tufenkjian, MD, and Sanjay Singh, MBBS
Poster presentation, American Academy of Neurology (2015)

"Seizure Semiology: Its Value and Limitations in Localizing the Epileptogenic Zone"
Krikor Tufenkjian, MD, and Hans O. Lüders, MD, PhD
Invited review article: Journal of Clinical Neurology (December 2012)

"EEG source localization in a pediatric patient with deep cortical malformation"
Krikor Tufenkjian, MD; Kitti Kaiboriboon, MD; Mehdi B. Hamaneh, PhD; Deborah Rukin-Gold, MD; Elia Pestana-Knight, MD
Poster presentation, American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (2012)

"Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus:  A Retrospective Analysis of Factors Affecting Outcome"
James Jordan, MD, Shahram Aminai, MD, Saeid Farhadi, MD, Krikor Tufenkjian, MD, Mary Ann Werz, MD
Poster presentation, American Epilepsy Society (2007)

Presentations

"Autoimmune Myasthenia Gravis: Diagnostic and Management Issues"
Grand rounds, Creighton Medical Center (January 2016)

"Acute Stroke Management"
Invited local presentation, 4th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology (November 2015)

"Neuromuscular Disorders: Pathophysiology and Clinical Manifestations"
Invited local presentation, 3rd Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology (November 2014)

"Neuropathy Primer for Primary Care"
Invited local presentation: 2nd Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Neurology (November 2013)

"Seizure Semiology: Classification and Clinical Utility"
Grand Rounds, Creighton Medical Center (September 2013)

"Manifesting Carrier for DMD, Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion"
Case presentation for MDA meeting, Lahey Clinic Medical Center (May 2013)

"Autonomic seizures, their localizing and lateralizing value"
Grand rounds, Epilepsy Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland (March 2012)


Contact Information


Practice Office

Drexel Neurosciences Institute
219 N. Broad Street
The Arnold T. Berman, MD Building, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215.762.6915
Fax: 215.762.6914