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David S. Lambert, MD

David S. Lambert, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Dr. Lambert is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine
    • Hyperbaric Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine, 2009

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

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Hyperbaric Medicine

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 1 John Morgan Building 3620 Hamilton Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Emergency Medicine

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Ground Ravdin 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Naval Medical Center
Residency: Cooper University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Association of Emergency Medicine (AAEM), National Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians, National Institute of Nautical Archeology, International The Explorers Club, International Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Lambert is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

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

Lambert, David: “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning” The Clinical Toxicology Laboratory, Contemporary Practice of Poisoning Evaluation, 2nd Edition 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):149-61, 2011 Mar-Apr. 19 (2): 149-161,2011.

Walsh, K.: Dive Medicine The Encyclopedia of ICU Medicine : 2011.

Thom, SR: “Plasma biomarkers in carbon monoxide poisoning” The Official Journal of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology and European Association of Poison Centres and Clinical Toxicologists 48 (1): 47-56,2010.

Sebat F, Johnson D, Musthafa AA, et al: A multidisciplinary community hospital program for early and rapid resuscitation of shock in non-trauma patients. Chest 12 : 1729-1743,2005.

Gill MR, Reiley DG, Green SM.: Interater reliability of Glasgow coma scale scores in the emergency department. Annals of Emergency Medicine 43 : 215-223,2004.

Kopke RD, Weisskopf PA, Boone JL, Jackson RL, Webster DC, Hoffer ME, Lambert DS, Charon CC, Ding DL, McBride D: "Reduction of Noise-induced Hearing Loss Using L-NAC And Salicylate In The Chincilla" Hearing Research 149 (1-2): 138-46,2000.

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 898-9095
Fax: (215) 573-7037
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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