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Nina T. Gentile, MD


Nina T. Gentile, MD


Professor, Emergency Medicine

Telephone:  215-707-8402

Email: ngentile@temple.edu


Department of Emergency Medicine


Educational Background:

BS, Psychology and Chemistry, St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, PA, 1982


Neuropharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University Department of Pharmacology, Philadelphia, PA, 1981-1982


MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1986


Residency, Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1989


Internship, Emergency Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1987


Fellowship, Hyperbaric Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1989


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clinical Interests:

  • Emergency medicine
  • Stroke prevention and management
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Diabetes management

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board certification(s):

American Board of Emergency Medicine

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professional affiliations:

  • Editorial Board, Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Reviewer, Stroke
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Emergency Medicine
  • Philadelphia Stroke Council and National Stroke Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Operation Stroke, American Heart Association
  • Chair, EMS Committee, American Stroke Association
  • Delaware Valley Stroke Council Advisory Board
  • Advisory Committee on Stroke Prevention and Treatment to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Legislature
  • Executive Committee, Pennsylvania Cardiovascular Health Consortium
  • Steering Committee, Women's Health Research, Leadership and Advocacy
  • Women in Medicine, Temple University

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research interests:

  • Critical and emergency care
  • Coronary perfusion pressure and end tidal CO2 during CPR
  • Calcium channel mechanisms in brain injury
  • Diabetes and hyperglycemia in brain injury and stroke
  • Coagulation dysfunction in acute injury

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

21497476. Gentile NT, Cernetich J, Kanamalla US, Kochan JP, Reimer H, Freeman B, Jungreis C, Expedited computed tomography perfusion and angiography in acute ischemic stroke: a feasibility study. J Emerg Med 43:2(308-15)2012 Aug

19218025. Gentile NT, Siren K, Glycemic control and the injured brain. Emerg Med Clin North Am 27:1(151-69, x)2009 Feb

18785448. Gentile NT, Seftchick MW, Poor outcomes in Hispanic and African American patients after acute ischemic stroke: influence of diabetes and hyperglycemia. Ethn Dis 18:3(330-5)2008 Summer

18000605. Gentile NT, Vaidyula VR, Kanamalla U, DeAngelis M, Gaughan J, Rao AK, Factor VIIa and tissue factor procoagulant activity in diabetes mellitus after acute ischemic stroke: impact of hyperglycemia. Thromb Haemost 98:5(1007-13)2007 Nov

16436794. Gentile NT, Seftchick MW, Huynh T, Kruus LK, Gaughan J, Decreased mortality by normalizing blood glucose after acute ischemic stroke. Acad Emerg Med 13:2(174-80)2006 Feb

14574649. Gentile NT, Ufberg J, Barnum M, McHugh M, Karras D, Guidelines reduce x-ray and blood gas utilization in acute asthma. Am J Emerg Med 21:6(451-3)2003 Oct

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