Faculty - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Faculty

Pollianne W. Bianchi, M.D.Pollianne W. Bianchi, M.D.

Educational Background

  • 2005: Bachelor of Arts and Science, University of California, Davis, CA,
  • 2010: Doctor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2013: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Interests

  • Interactive residency education and teaching
  • Women’s issues and wellness in the medical profession
  • Interprogram collaboration in Emergency Medicine
  • Cardiac Resuscitation

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Women in Medicine Committee
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • American Medical Association

Research Interests

  • Residency education and teaching
  • Clinical Emergency Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • Award for highest score on the Emergency Medicine In-Service Exam, 2013

Ellie Salinski, M.D.Ellie Salinski, M.D.

Educational Background

  • 2001: Bachelor of Science, University of California, Irvine, CA
  • 2004: Master of Science, California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008: Doctor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2013: Residency, Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA

Clinical Interests

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Resuscitation
  • Emergency Cardiology

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

  • Critical Care: Interface Between Emergency Department and Intensive Care Unit
  • Resident Teaching and Learning

Pubmed Publications

Salinski EP and Worrilow CC. ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction vs. Hypothermia-Induced Electrocardiographic Changes: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature. J Emerg Med 2014 Apr;46(4):e107-11. PMID 24472360

Paterek E, Isenberg DL, Salinski E, Schiffer H, and Nisbet B. Characteristics of trauma patients overimmobilized by prehospital providers. Am J Emerg Med 2015. Jan;33(1):121-2. PMID 25456337

Mark Saks, M.D., MPHMark Saks, M.D., MPH

Educational Background

  • 1996: Bachelor of Arts, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • 1998: Masters in Public Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2002: Doctor of Medicine, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ
  • 2005: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Interests

  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • Infectious Disease
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2006

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • Academy of Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM)
  • Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)

Research Interests

  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • Infectious Disease
  • Professionalism
  • Medical Simulation

Awards & Recognition

  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Student Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award
  • Drexel University College of Medicine Golden Apple Teaching Award Nominee (multiple times)

Pubmed Publications

Saks, MA and Karras DJ. Emergency Medicine and the Public’s Health: Emerging Infectious Diseases. Emerg Med Clin N Am 2006; 24:1019-33. PMID 16982350

Saks, MA and Karras DJ. Update on Emerging Infections: News From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Varicella Outbreak Among Vaccinated Children—Nebraska, 2004. Ann Emerg Med 2007; 49(1):99-102. PMID 17197292

Griswold-Theodorson, S, Hannan H, Handly N, Pugh B, Fojtik J, Saks M, Hamilton RJ, and Wagner D. Improving Patient Safety with Ultrasonography Guidance During Internal Jugular Central Venous Catheter Placement by Novice Practitioners. Simulation in Healthcare 2009; 4(4) 212-216. PMID 21330794

Saks M, Griswold-Theodorson S, Shinaishin F, and Demangone D. Subacute Tension Hemopneumothorax with Novel ECG Findings. West J Emerg Med 2010; 11(1):86-89. PMID 20411085

Ramoska E and Saks M. The Implementation of an Audience Response System Improves Resident Attitudes Towards Weekly Resident Conference. Med Teach 2011; 33(10):861. PMID 21942484

Wong S, Saks M, Wiler J, and Curtis J. Thermal Injury Associated with Propylene. J Emerg Med 2012; 42(4):452-53. PMID 20005659

Shin NC, Ramoska EA, Garg M, Rowh A, Nyce D, DeRoos F, Carter M, Hall RV, Lopez BL, and the Delaware Valley EM Residency Program Directors Group. Google internet searches on residency applicants do not facilitate the ranking process. J Emerg Med 2013; 44:995-998. PMID 23351574

Ginsberg MD, Palesch YY, Hill MD, Martin RH, Moy CS, Barsan WG, Waldman BD, Tamariz D, Ryckborst KJ, for the ALIAS and Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Investigators. High-dose albumin treatment for acute ischemic stroke (ALIAS) part 2: a randomized, double-blind, phase 3, placebo-controlled trial. Lancet Neurol 2013; 12:1049-58. PMID 24076337

Senecal EL, Heitz C, and Beeson M. Creation and Implementation of a National Emergency Medicine Fourth-Year Student Examination. J Emerg Med 2013; 45:924-934. PMID 23948604

Seeleang K, Manning Y, Saks M, and Winstead Y. Skin and Soft Tissue Infection Management, Outcomes and Follow-up in the Emergency Department of an Urban Academic Hospital. Adv Emerg Nurs J 2014; 36(4):348-59. PMID 25356895

Wright DW, Yeatts SD, Silbergleit, R, Palesch YY, Hertzberg VS, Frankel M, Goldstein FC, Caveney AF, Howlett-Smith H, Bengelink EM, Manley GT, Merck LH, Janis LS, and Barsan WG for the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Investigators. Very Early Administration of Progesterone for Acute Traumatic Brain Injury. NJEM 2014; 371:2457-2466. PMID 25493974

Derek Isenberg, M.D., MSDerek Isenberg, M.D., MS

Educational Background

  • 1999: Bachelor of Arts, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • 2001: Masters in Emergency Health Service, University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
  • 2005: Doctor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
  • 2008: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009: Fellowship, Emergency Medical Services, Yale University College of Medicine, New Haven, CT

Clinical Interests

  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Critical Care
  • Airway Management

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2009
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • National Association of EMS Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD)

Research Interests

  • Neurologic Emergencies
  • Emergency Medical Services

Awards & Recognition

  • 2014: Mercy Attending Teaching Award

Pubmed Publications

Isenberg D, Bissell R. Does Advanced Life Support Provide Benefits to Patients?: A Comprehensive Review. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine. 20(4):265-270, 2005 July-August. PMID: 16128477

Isenberg D, Wong SC. Curtis JA. Serotonin syndrome triggered by a single dose of suboxone. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 26(7):840.e3-5, 2008 September. PMID: 18774063

Roberts JR, Isenberg D. Adrenergic crisis following penile epinephrine injection for priapism. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 36(3):309-310, 2009 April. PMID: 18353597

Isenberg D, Socci A. Images in emergency medicine. Woman with leg swelling. Dissecting Baker's cyst. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 56(5):582,590. 2010 November. PMID: 21036299

Isenberg D, Cone DC, Vaca FE. Motor Vehicle Intrusion Alone Does Not Predict Trauma Center Admission or Use of Trauma Center Resources.. Prehospital Emergency Care. 15(2):203-207, 2011 April-Jun. PMID: 21226551

Isenberg D, Cone, DC, Stiell, IG. Emergency. A simple three-step dispatch rule may reduce lights and sirens responses to motor vehicle crashes. Medicine Journal. 29(7):592-5. 2012 July. PMID: 21856707

Isenberg, D, Pasirstein MJ. A simple method of maintaining chilled saline in the prehospital setting. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 30(8):1385-8. 2012 October. PMID: 22217819

Justin Stowens, M.D.Justin Stowens, M.D.

Educational Background:

  • 2005: Bachelor of Science, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
  • 2011: Doctor of Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville NC
  • 2014: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE
  • 2015: Fellowship, Emergency Ultrasound, Christiana Hospital, Newark, DE

Clinical Interests:

  • Emergency/Point-of-Care Ultrasound
  • Social Media and Medical Education
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Medical Simulation

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2015

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)

Research Interests

  • Emergency/Point-of-Care Ultrasound
  • Social Media and Medical Education
  • Simulation Medicine

Awards & Recognition

  • Emergency Medicine Research Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System
  • Emergency Medical Services Award, Department of Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System

Pubmed Publications

Stowens, JC, Sonnad SS, Rosenbaum RA, Using EMS Dispatch to Trigger STEMI Alerts Decreases Door-to-Balloon Times. West J Emerg Med. 2015 May;16(3):472-80. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2015.4.24248. Epub 2015 Apr 21. PubMed ID: 25987932

Dorian Jacobs, M.D.Dorian Jacobs, M.D.

Educational Background

  • 2003: Bachelor of Science, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg VA
  • 2009: Doctor of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA
  • 2012: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA
  • 2014: Fellowship, Medical Toxicology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia PA

Clinical Interests

  • Medical Toxicology
  • Prescription Opioid Abuse/Epidemic
  • Synthetic drugs
  • Undergraduate/Graduate Medical Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2013
  • Medical Review Officer Certification Council, 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM)
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT)
  • American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)

Research Interests

  • Medical Toxicology
  • Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs)
  • Appropriate use of opioids in the management of chronic pain
  • Synthetic drugs

Awards

  • The Paula Bernocchi Memorial Award for Excellence in the field of Emergency Medicine

Publications

LaSala G, McKeever R, Jacobs D, Okaneku J, Vearrier D. The epidemiology and characteristics of carbon monoxide poisoning among recreational boaters. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2015 Feb; 53(2): 127-30. PMID: 25567686

Jacobs D, Vearrier D, Greenberg M. Phenol toxicity following cutaneous exposure to Creolin®: a case report. J Med Toxicol. 2015 Jun; 11(2): 227-31. PMID: 25326371

McKeever R, Vearrier D, Jacobs D, LaSala G, Okaneku J, Greenberg M. K2 – not the spice of life. Synthetic cannabinoids and ST elevation myocardial infarction: a case report. J Med Toxicol. 2015 Mar; 11(1): 129-31. PMID: 25154434

Plush T, Shakespeare W, Jacobs D, Ladi L, Sethi S, Gasperino J. Cocaine-induced agitated delirium: a case report and review. J Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jan; 30(1): 49-57. PMID: 24212597

Gregory P. Cuculino, M.D.Gregory Cuculino, M.D.

Educational Background

  • 1992: Bachelor of Arts, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA
  • 1996: Doctor of Medicine, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999: Residency, Emergency Medicine, Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE

Clinical Interests

  • ED Administration
  • Process improvement
  • Patient experience of car

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American College of Emergency Physicians

Research Interests

  • ED Administration
  • Process improvement

Awards

  • “Top Doc” Main Line Today
  • Healthcare Hero Award by Main Line Today Magazine
  • NRC Picker Innovative Best Practice Award

Publications

Cuculino, Gregory, DiMarco ,Carlo. Common Ophthalmologic Emergencies; A Systematic Approach to Evaluation and Management, Emergency Medicine Reports. June 17, 2002.

Cuculino, Gregory, Megargel, Ross. Abdominal Trauma, In: O’Connor, Thomas H. RE, Hoffman, G. Schwartz, E. eds. Emergency Medicine: Self-Assessment and Review. Mosby (St. Louis) 1998.

Cuculino, Gregory, Johnson, Jeffrey. Soft Tissue Infections, In: O’Connor, Thomas H. RE, Hoffman, G. , Schwartz, E. eds. Emergency Medicine: Self-Assessment and Review. Mosby (St. Louis) 2001.

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