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Francis J. DeRoos, MD

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Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
34th and Spruce Sts.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Office: (215) 662-7869
Education:
B.S. (Physiology)
University of California, Davis, 1986.
M.D.
University of California at Los Angeles, 1990.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident in Emergency Medicine, Harbor-UCLA-Los Angeles County Medical Center, 1990-1993.
Fellow in Clinical Toxicology, New York City Poison Center and Bellevue/New York University Hospital Center, 1993-1995.
Certifications
American Board of Emergency Medicine , 1994.
American Board of Emergency Medicine - recertification, 2004.
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical Toxicology

Selected Publications

Marsh NA, DeRoos F, Scholtz S, Touger M: Gaboon Viper (bitis gabonica) envenomation resulting from captive specimens – a review of five cases. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 45(1): 60-64, 2007.

De Roos FJ. : Calcium channel blockers. Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies. 8th edition. Goldfrank LR, Flomenbaum NE, Lewin NA, Howland MA, Nelson L, Hoffman RS (eds.). Appleton and Lange, Norwalk, CN, 2005.

De Roos FJ. : Other Antihypertensive Agents. Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies. 8th edition. Goldfrank LR, Flomenbaum NE, Lewin NA, Howland MA, Nelson L, Hoffman RS (eds.). Appleton and Lange, Norwalk, CN, 2005.

Meisel Z, DeRoos FJ: Clonidine poisoning. ALS Case Studies in Emergency Care. Dickinson ET, Stern A (eds.). Brady-Prentice Hall Health, Upper Saddle River, 2004.

Rekito, AW, DeRoos FJ: A 37 year old overdose victim with intracranial hemorrhage. Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition. Osterhoudt K, Henretig F, Perrone J, DeRoos FJ (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

DeRoos FJ: Vomiting after eating wild mushrooms. Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition. Osterhoudt K, Henretig F, Perrone J, DeRoos FJ (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

DeRoos FJ: Oral burns in a depressed orchard worker. Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition. Osterhoudt K, Henretig F, Perrone J, DeRoos FJ (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

DeRoos FJ: A comatose 37 yr old male museum worker. Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition. Osterhoudt K, Henretig F, Perrone J, DeRoos FJ (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

Sun NA, DeRoos FJ: A 46 year old male with auditory hallucinations. Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition. Osterhoudt K, Henretig F, Perrone J, DeRoos FJ (eds.). Hanley & Belfus, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

De Roos FJ: Smelters and Metal Reclaimers. Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Toxicology. 2nd edition. Greenberg MI, Hamilton R (eds.). Mosby-Year Book Inc., St. Louis, MO, 2003.

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