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Richard Hamilton, MD, Emergency Medicine, Upland, PA, Crozer-Chester Medical Center

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Emergency Medicine Upland, PA

Medical Toxicology

Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine

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  • Office

    One Medical Center Blvd
    Department of Emergency Medicine
    Upland, PA 19013
    Phone+1 610-447-6254
    Fax+1 610-447-6276
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Education & Training

  • New York University, New York City Poison Center
    New York University, New York City Poison Center1995 - 1997
  • Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Jacobi Hospital
    Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Jacobi Hospital1991 - 1994
  • San Diego Naval Hospital
    San Diego Naval Hospital1987 - 1988
  • Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University
    Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann UniversityClass of 1987
  • Hahnemann University.
    Hahnemann University.M.D, 1987
  • University of Pennsylvania
    University of PennsylvaniaB.A, Biology, Honors, 1983

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1989 - 2024
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Medical Toxicology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dragon Boating Manayunk Dragonboat Club and US Canoe and Kayak US National Team at 2010 World Games, 2010
  • Private Pilot since 1990 Completed Phase I FAAWings Program 1997
  • Naval Achievement Medal
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Clinical Features and Prognostic Factors in Adults with Bacterial Meningitis.  
    Hamilton RJ, Emergency Medicine Alerts
  • Axiom or Myth: Cutaneous abscesses – simple I&D may not be enough anymore.  
    Prince S, Hamilton RJ, Emergency Medicine News
  • Intramuscular versus oral dexamethasone for croup.  
    Hamilton RJ, Emergency Medicine Alerts
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Treatment of neonatal salicylate poisoning with exchange transfusion.
    Manikian A, Stone S, Hamilton R, Hoffman R, Foltin G, J Toxicol-Clin Toxicol
  • Special Feature: Arachnaphobia: Spider Bites in the Emergency Department.
    Hamilton RJ, Emergency Medicine Alerts
  • Low dose naloxone reverse respiratory depression without causing opiate withdrawal.
    Rees S, Bruno R, Hamilton R, Research Symposium of the American College of Emergency Physicians, San Francisco, CA
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Lectures

  • Weapons of Mass Destruction: Chemical Agents. 
    MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine Department.
  • Toxicologic causes of aplastic anemia. 
    International Conference on Aplastic Anemia, Sponsored by the Aplastic Anemia Foundation of America,
  • Carbon Monoxide. 
    Warminster Hospital
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Other

Press Mentions

  • The Chest Bump: Pulmonary Pearls & Pitfalls to Consider in Patients with Chest Trauma
    The Chest Bump: Pulmonary Pearls & Pitfalls to Consider in Patients with Chest TraumaMay 7th, 2018
  • High Risk Post Intubation Patients
    High Risk Post Intubation PatientsJune 5th, 2017
  • SGEM#179: Chase the Dragon and Naloxone
    SGEM#179: Chase the Dragon and NaloxoneMay 19th, 2017
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