David Kushner, M.D.

Associate Professor, FAAN

Accepting PhD Students

  • 266 Citations
1988 …2018
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Personal profile

Research interests

Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Decompressive Craientomy, Dysphagia, Gertiatrics, Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Patient Quality and Safety, Population Health, Healthcare Process Assessment and Interdisciplinary Team Communication.

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Certifications and Licenses

1996American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification
1994American Society of Neurorehablitation Certification

Education/Academic qualification

University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital

19931994

University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital

19901993

Mount Sinai Medical Center

19891990

The Institute of Neurology

1988

Tulane University

… → 1989

Tulane University

… → 1985

External positions

Associate Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jul 2004 → …

Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jun 2001Jun 2004

University of Miami Rehabilitation Program, Medical Director, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

Mar 1998 → …

University of Miami Rehabilitation Program, Associate Medical Director, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

Jan 1997Feb 1998

University of Miami Rehabilitation Program, Staff Physician, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital

Jan 1996 → …

Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jul 1995May 2001

Instructor of Clinical Neurology Department of Neurology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Jul 1994Jun 1995

Jackson Memorial Hospital Urgent Care Center

Sep 1991Jul 1994

Staff Physician, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Jul 1990 → …

Captain, United States Army Reserve

Jan 1989Jan 2000

Lieutenant, Louisiana Army National Guard, 159th MASH Unit

19871989

Keywords

  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Concussion
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
  • Geriatrics
  • Case Mannagement
  • Clinical Conferences
  • Outcomes
  • Process Assessment (Healthcare)

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Research Output 1988 2018

  • 266 Citations
  • 18 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
Urinary Incontinence
Cognition
Inpatients
Stroke
Urinary Bladder

Trepanation Procedures/Outcomes: Comparison of Prehistoric Peru with Other Ancient, Medieval, and American Civil War Cranial Surgery

Kushner, D., Verano, J. W. & Titelbaum, A. R., Jun 1 2018, In : World Neurosurgery. 114, p. 245-251 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

American Civil War
Trephining
Peru
Survival Rate
Skull
1 Citations
Institutionalization
Geriatrics
Inpatients
Rehabilitation
Subacute Care
1 Citations
Decompressive Craniectomy
Glasgow Coma Scale
Brain Stem
Patient Selection
Comparative Effectiveness Research

Clinical implications of motor deficits related to brain tumors

Amidei, C. & Kushner, D., Jan 1 2015, In : Neuro-Oncology Practice. 2, 4, p. 179-184 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain Neoplasms
Quality of Life
Hospice Care
Survival
Ataxia

Activities 1991 2010

  • 26 Editorial activity
  • 2 Publication peer-review

Therapeutics and Technology Assessment Subcommittee, Guideline Development Section Member (Journal)

David Kushner (Referee)
Apr 2010

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Quality Standards Subcommittee, Guideline Development Section Member (Journal)

David Kushner (Editor)
Apr 2010

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Sports Neurology, Section Member (Journal)

David Kushner (Editor)
Apr 2010

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Stroke Rehabilitation Program of Excellence certified by JACHO (Journal)

David Kushner (Editor)
Jun 2010

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Department of Health, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program (Journal)

David Kushner (Peer reviewer)
Aug 2010

Activity: Editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Prizes

Academic Scholarship

David Kushner (Recipient), 1984

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Academic Scholarship

David Kushner (Recipient), 1983

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Academic Scholarship

David Kushner (Recipient), 1982

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

National Research Service Award Short Term Research Training Stipend

David Kushner (Recipient), May 1 1986

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)