Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

Jawad Nadim Kassem, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Hyperbaric Medicine
3620 Hamilton Walk
1 John Morgan Building
Room #10
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Office: 215-898-9095
Fax: 215-573-7037
BA (Biology, Religious Studies)
Lehigh University, 1997.
NA (Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program)
The University of Pennsylvania, 1999.
MD (Medicine)
St. George's University, School of Medicine, 2006.
MPH (Public Health)
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, 2006.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, General Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2006-2007.
Resident, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, 2007-2010.
Fellow, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2011.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), Wound Care Practice and Practical Application Certification, 2011.
Emergency Medicine, 2022.
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, 2022.
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Selected Publications

Kassem, J: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Antidote. Toxicology In A Box: Kloss and Bruce; McGraw Hill 2014.

Cooney, D. and Kassem, J: Electrocardiogram and X-ray Findings Associated With Iatrogenic Pulmonary Venous Gas Embolism. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Journal 38(2): 101-107, March/April 2011.

Kassem, J: Cardiomyopathy. Essentials of Emergency Medicine 2011.

Kassem, J: Journal Watch - ACEP. Hyperbaric newsletter September 2010.

Kassem, J: Legislative System: Introduction, Emergency Medicine Advocacy Handbook. Emergency Medicine Residents' Association 2009.

Kassem, J; McCabe, J: Clinical Recommendations for Routine blood Glucose Monitoring and Pretreatment of the Diabetic Patient Undergoing Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: A Literature Review. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 2009.

Scott, S; Kassem, J; Nagurka, R: Patient Perceived Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment Needs: An Urban Emergency Department Pilot Study. American College of Emergency Physicians (New Jersey) 2009.

Kassem, J; Wojcik, S; McCabe, J: Patients Undergoing Marx Protocol Require Long-Term Monitoring to Identify Development of ORN Not Apparent at Time of Treatment. Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society 2008.

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