Vito Rocco, MD, Emergency Medicine, Troy, MI, Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital


Emergency Medicine Troy, MI

Vice Chief Emergency Medicine St John Macomb-Oakland

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Education & Training

  • St John Hospital and Medical Center
    St John Hospital and Medical CenterResidency, Emergency Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
    American University of the Caribbean School of MedicineClass of 2001
  • SUNY BuffaloBA, Psychology, with High Distinction, 1994 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2011 - 2014
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2010 - 2014
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2004 - 2023
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Dr Lawrence Schwartz Faculty Devotion Award 2010
  • Most Distinguished EM Faculty WBH 2008

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • The Combined Vaginal Contraceptive Ring, NuvaRing, and Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Case Report and Review of the Literature  
    Kolacki C Rocco V, J Emerg Med, 9/24/2011
  • The “Ups” and “Downs” of Designer Drugs: An Unpleasant Encounter with DOI  
    Rocco VJ, Murray C., Wilson J, Clinical and Forensic Toxicology News, 9/1/2009
  • Street Drugs BZP and TFMPP Can be Mistaken for Ecstasy  
    Rocco VJ, Hang B., Wilson J, Clinical and Forensic Toxicology News, 3/1/2009

Books/Book Chapters


  • Effects of the use of Different Tourniquet Techniques on Vein Height and Width for Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Access
    Hang B, Rocco V, Bahl, A, ACEP Scientific Assembly, 9/1/2010
  • Gastric Decontamination in the Emergency Department: What is the Consensus?
    Rocco, V; Sills, R; Irvin, C; Aratari, N, 1/1/2005


  • MCEP Review of 2009 LLSA 
  • CPC Semifinals, SAEM National Meeting 
  • Drugs on the Street 
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Press Mentions

  • PEMPix 2020: Case #2
    PEMPix 2020: Case #2September 9th, 2020

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