Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership & Faculty

David S. Lambert, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Associate Medical Director, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Medical Command Physician, PennStar Flight Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Trauma Division
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-9095
Fax: 215-573-7037
BS (Biology & Spanish (Cum Laude))
Albright College, 1992.
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Resident/Intern, Naval Medical Center at San Diego, 1997-1998.
US Navy Flight Medicine Training, Naval Aerospace Medicine Institute, NAS Pensacola, 1999-1999.
Emergency Medicine Resident, UMDNJ-RWJMS at Camden, Cooper University Hospital, 2004-2007.
Hyperbaric Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2007-2008.
Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, 2008.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2008.
Fundamental Cardiac Care Support, 2008.
Basic Life Support, 2008.
Certified Dive Medical Examiner, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society, 2008.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 2008.
Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2009.
Hyperbaric and Undersea Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2010.
Penn Medicine Leadership Academy, Yellow Belt Certification, 2017.
Dive Medicine Advisory Committee, Level 2 Certification, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Heat Related Injuries and Illness
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Decompression Illness and Diving Injuries
Marine Envenomation
Emergent Indications for Hyperbaric Oxygen
Hyperbaric Oxygen and Soft-Tissue Radiation Injury
Hyberbaric Oxygen and Crush/Compartment Syndrome

Selected Publications

David H. Jang, Matthew Kelly, Kevin Hardy, David S. Lambert, Frances S. Shofer, David M. Eckmann: A preliminary study in the alterations of mitochondrial respiration in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning measured in blood cells. Clinical Toxicology 55(6): 579-584, Feb 2017.

Lambert D, Chiu J, Hardy K, Kelly M: "Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Rates and Median Household Income in Philadelphia" Abstract Presentation at Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Scientific Assembly, Las Vegas, NV June 2016.

Lambert D, Jang D, Hardy K, Kelly M: "Impairment of Mitochondrial Respiration in Patients with Carbon Monoxide Poisoning" Abstract Presentation at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA May 2016.

Jang D, Kelly M, Hardy K, Lambert D, Shofer F, Eckmann D: A preliminary study in the alterations of mitochondrial respiration in patients with carbon monoxide poisoning measured in blood cells. Clinical Toxicology Feb 2016.

Thom SR, Bennett M, Banham ND, Chin W, Blake DF, Rosen A, Pollock NW, Madden D, Barak O, Marroni A, Balestra C, Germonpre 1, Pieri M, Cialoni D, Le PN, Logue C, Lambert D, Hardy KR, Sward D, Yang M, Bhopale VB, Dujic Z.: Association of Microparticles and Neutrophil Activation with Decompression Sickness. Journal of Applied Physiology 119(5): 427-434, September 2015.

Lambert D, Michetti Y, Hardy K: "Carbon Monoxide Poisoning after Hookah Pipe Usage" Abstract Presentation at Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society Annual Scientific Assembly, Montreal, CA June 2015.

Fosen, K, Villalvazo H, Lambert D. : “Acute Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Trouble in the Trenches” Abstract presentation at Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society Annual Conference June 2013.

Lambert, David: “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning” The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory, Contemporary Practice of Poisoning Evaluation, 2nd Edition. Tai C. Kwong, Barbarajean Magnani, Thomas G. Rosano, Leslie M. Shaw (eds.). American Association for Chemical Chemistry, 2: 353-370, 2013.

Lambert DS, Thom SR: "Hyperbaric Medicine" Tintanelli's Emergency Medicine 2013.

Thom SR. Milovanova TN. Yang M. Bhopale VM. Sorokina EM. Uzun G. Malay DS. Troiano MA. Hardy KR. Lambert DS. Logue CJ. Margolis DJ. : Vasculogenic stem cell mobilization and wound recruitment in diabetic patients: increased cell number and intracellular regulatory protein content associated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Wound Repair & Regeneration 19(2): 149-161, March-April 2011.

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