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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Kory is a recognized national leader in critical care ultrasonography, having served as Director of the Advanced Courses sponsored by the American College of Chest Physicians and recently serving as the senior editor of the first comprehensive textbook on point-of-care ultrasonography. He won the 2015 BMA's President's Choice Award.


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine


University Hospital
(608) 263-7203 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8954 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY

Residency St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
Medical School St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Silva Restrepo M Boivin MA Kory P Sarkar PK Banauch GI Halpern S Mayo PH Effectiveness of a Transesophageal Echocardiography Course. J Intensive Care Med . 2019 Mar 13;:885066619836665
[PubMed ID: 30866702]
Millington SJ Arntfield RT Guo RJ Koenig S Kory P Noble V Mallemat H Schoenherr JR Expert Agreement in the Interpretation of Lung Ultrasound Studies Performed on Mechanically Ventilated Patients. J Ultrasound Med . 2018 Nov;37(11):2659-2665
[PubMed ID: 29656607]
Islam M Nesheim D Acquah S Kory P Kourouni I Ramesh N Ehrlich M Bajpayee G Steiger D Filopei J Right Heart Thrombi: Patient Outcomes by Treatment Modality and Predictors of Mortality: A Pooled Analysis. J Intensive Care Med . 2018 Oct 29;:885066618808193
[PubMed ID: 30373436]
Millington SJ Arntfield RT Guo RJ Koenig S Kory P Noble V Mallemat H Schoenherr JR The Assessment of Competency in Thoracic Sonography (ACTS) scale: validation of a tool for point-of-care ultrasound. Crit Ultrasound J . 2017 Nov 22;9(1):25
[PubMed ID: 29168030]
Millington SJ Hewak M Arntfield RT Beaulieu Y Hibbert B Koenig S Kory P Mayo P Schoenherr JR Outcomes from extensive training in critical care echocardiography: Identifying the optimal number of practice studies required to achieve competency. J Crit Care . 2017 Aug;40:99-102
[PubMed ID: 28365544]
Kory P COUNTERPOINT: Should Acute Fluid Resuscitation Be Guided Primarily by Inferior Vena Cava Ultrasound for Patients in Shock? No. Chest . 2017 Mar;151(3):533-536
[PubMed ID: 27940281]
Kory P Rebuttal From Dr Kory. Chest . 2017 Mar;151(3):537-538
[PubMed ID: 27940279]
Millington SJ Arntfield RT Hewak M Hamstra SJ Beaulieu Y Hibbert B Koenig S Kory P Mayo P Schoenherr JR The Rapid Assessment of Competency in Echocardiography Scale: Validation of a Tool for Point-of-Care Ultrasound. J Ultrasound Med . 2016 Jul;35(7):1457-63
[PubMed ID: 27246661]
Lee CW Kory PD Arntfield RT Corrigendum 'Development of a fluid resuscitation protocol using inferior vena cava and lung ultrasound' Journal of Critical Care 31(2016) 96-100. J Crit Care . 2016 Jun;33:267
[PubMed ID: 27107496]
Lee CW Kory PD Arntfield RT Development of a fluid resuscitation protocol using inferior vena cava and lung ultrasound. J Crit Care . 2016 Feb;31(1):96-100
[PubMed ID: 26475100]
Silverberg MJ Li N Acquah SO Kory PD Comparison of video laryngoscopy versus direct laryngoscopy during urgent endotracheal intubation: a randomized controlled trial. Crit Care Med . 2015 Mar;43(3):636-41
[PubMed ID: 25479112]
Silverberg MJ Kory P Reply: Airway training for critical care fellows: more than just video laryngoscopy. Ann Am Thorac Soc . 2014 Dec;11(10):1671
[PubMed ID: 25549039]
Silverberg MJ Kory P Survey of video laryngoscopy use by U.S. critical care fellowship training programs. Ann Am Thorac Soc . 2014 Oct;11(8):1225-9
[PubMed ID: 25167930]
Tofts R Kory P Acquah S A 72-year-old man presenting with melena and multiple falls becomes acutely decompensated. Chest . 2014 Oct;146(4):e130-e133
[PubMed ID: 25288005]
Filopei J Siedenburg H Rattner P Fukaya E Kory P Impact of pocket ultrasound use by internal medicine housestaff in the diagnosis of dyspnea. J Hosp Med . 2014 Sep;9(9):594-7
[PubMed ID: 24891227]
Schmidt GA Kory P Ultrasound-guided central venous catheter insertion: teaching and learning. Intensive Care Med . 2014 Jan;40(1):111-3
[PubMed ID: 24013437]
Silverberg MJ Kory P Intensive care ultrasound: II. Central vascular access and venous diagnostic ultrasound. Ann Am Thorac Soc . 2013 Oct;10(5):549-56
[PubMed ID: 24161065]
Kory P Guevarra K Mathew JP Hegde A Mayo PH The impact of video laryngoscopy use during urgent endotracheal intubation in the critically ill. Anesth Analg . 2013 Jul;117(1):144-9
[PubMed ID: 23687228]
Glen C Acquah S Kory P Beyond belief. Chest . 2013 Mar;143(3):e1-e4
[PubMed ID: 23460183]
Glen CJ Acquah SO Kory P Sliding to safety. Chest . 2013 Feb 1;143(2):e1-e3
[PubMed ID: 23381341]