Faculty - Emergency Medicine

 

 

 

Department of Emergency Medicine

Leadership and Core Faculty 

 

Dr. James Creel

James H. Creel, Jr, MD, FACEP
Clinical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine

Chief Medical Officer, Erlanger

Medical Director, Hamilton County EMS

Senior Board Examiner, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Special Qualifications in Hyperbaric Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Texas, Austin

Medical School: Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

Residency Training: Saint Mary's Hospital / McGill University, Montreal

Dr. Sudave Mendiratta

Sudave Mendiratta, MD

Core Faculty*

Program Director, Emergency Medicine

Medical Student Director, Emergency Medicine Sr Clerkship

Undergraduate: Lee University

Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Residency Training: Emory University

 

Dr. Benjamin Smith

Ben C. Smith, MD

Core Faculty*

Director of Emergency Ultrasound

Undergraduate: University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Medical School: University of Tennessee

Internship: University of Tennessee COM, Chattanooga/Erlanger Hospital

Residency Training: University of Alabama, Birmingham

Ron Buchheit, MD

Core Faculty*

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean

Residency Training: University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Chattanooga

Francis Fesmire, MD, FACEP

Core Faculty*

Director of Clinical Research, Emergency Medicine

Co-chairman ACEP Clinical Policy Committee since 2010

Member, ACEP Clinical Policy Committee since 1993

Member, Emergency Medicine Coalition for Research & Education

Board Member, Society of Chest Pain Centers and Provider

Undergraduate: Harvard University

Medical School: Vanderbilt University

Residency Training: University of Florida, Jacksonville

Curriculum Vitae

Robert E. Hamilton III, MD, FACEP

Medical Director, Erlanger Main Campus Emergency Department 

Undergraduate: University of Mississippi

Medical School: University of Mississippi

Internship: University of Tennessee COM, Chattanooga/Erlanger Hospital

Residency Training: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Jacob Hennings, MD

Core Faculty*

Undergraduate: 

Medical School: 

Residency Training: University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, Chattanooga

David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP

Core Faculty*

Professor and Dean, UT College of Medicine Chattanooga

ACEP President 2011-2012

Board Member since 2005, American College of Emergency Physicians

Undergraduate: Washington University in St. Louis

Medical School: University of Minnesota

Residency Training: University of Pittsburgh

Harry Severance, MD, FACEP

Director of Clinical Research Trials

Undergraduate: Duke University

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency Training: East Carolina University (Pitt County Memorial Hospital)

David Wharton, MD, FACEP

Vice Chief, Erlanger Emergency Medicine

Medical Director, Tennessee D-MAT1

Undergraduate: Samford University

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia

Residency Training: Emory University

   

Clinical Faculty

 

James Bardoner, MD, FACEP

Medical School: Cetec University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic

Residency Training: Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit

Mark Copeland, MD, FACEP 

Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University

Medical School: University of Tennessee

Residency Training: Denver General Hospital

Mark Gilbert, MD, FACEP

Medical School: University of South Florida

Residency Training: Orlando Regional Medical Center

Christine Jeong, MD, FACEP

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsyvlania

Residency Training: SUNY Stony Brook

Christopher McArdle, MD

Terry Meadows, MD, FACEP

Chief Executive Officer, EmCare SouthEast Region 

Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis

Residency Training: University of Tennessee, Memphis

Larry Stone, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee

Training: John Gaston Hospital, Memphis

Paul Stout, DO

Medical School: Kirksville College of Medicine, Missouri

Residency Training: Chicago Osteopathic Associated Hospitals

Dr. Amy Hess 

 Amy Hess, MD

Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Residency Training:

Pediatric
Emergency
Medicine

Leadership and Teaching Faculty

Darwin Koller, MD

Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department

Medical School: Eastern Virginia University

Residency: University of Connecticut

Fellowship: University of Louisville

   

Pediatric Emergency
Medicine

Clinical Faculty
  Thomas Bruns, MD

Medical School: University of South Dakota

Residency: UT College of Medicine Chattanooga

Fellowship: Emory University

 

 

 

Bernard Connell, MD
Medical School: University of Missouri

Residency: University of Iowa

Fellowship: Emory University (Pediatric Critical Care)

 

 David Fagin, MD
Undergraduate: Miami of Ohio
Medical School: Ohio State University
Residency & Fellowship:
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Children's Hospital Medical Center – Akron

 

Shani Freilich, MD
Undergraduate: Brandeis University
Medical School: SUNY Health Sciences Center - Brooklyn
Residency & Fellowship:
University of Minnesota Children's Hospital – Minneapolis

 

Laura Helfman, MD

Medical School: Medical College of Pennsylvania
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center (Emergency Medicine)

  Paul Johnson, MD
Undergraduate: Evangel College
Medical School: University of Missouri School of Medicine
Residency & Fellowship:
Children's Mercy Hospital
 

 

  David Werner, MD
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Medical School: University of Michigan 
Residency & Fellowship:
University of Virginia
Emory University
   

 

 

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