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Edward T. Dickinson, MD, FACEP

Edward T. Dickinson, MD, FACEP Physician

Director, EMS Field Operations Interim Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine HUP Medical Director, Emergency Department, HUP Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Dickinson is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, 2013
  • Emergency Medicine, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Emergency Trauma
  • Firefighter Health and Safety
  • Prehospital Care
  • Tactical Medicine

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health 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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School:
Residency: Medical Center of Delaware

Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians, National Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Service, National Delaware Department of Health, Trauma Center Site Survey Team , Local EMS Medical Advisory Committee, Chester County, PA , Local EMS Medical Advisory Committee, Delaware County, PA , Local International Association of Fire Chiefs, U.S. Fire Administration and the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Health Affairs, International National Association of EMS Physicians, National National Fire Protection Association, Technical Panel for Fire Fighter Cardiovascular Study, National National Steeplechase Association, Medical Advisory Committee, National New York State Department of Health, New York City Trauma System Surveyor, Local Society for Acadmic Emergency Medicine, National UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, The Prehospital Care Research Forum , National United States Golf Association, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Dickinson is employed by Penn Medicine.

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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Meisel ZF, Shea JA, Peacock NJ, Dickinson ET, Paciotti B, Roma B, Buharin E: Optimizing the patient hand-off between emergency medical services and the emergency department Annals of Emergency Medicine 65 (3): 310-317,2015.

Is there a Doctor in the (Fire) House? International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 4 : 7-9,2012.

Band RA, Pryor JP, Gaieski, DF, Dickinson ET, Cummings D: Injury adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma Academic Emergency Medicine 18 : 32-37,2011.

Band RA, Pryor JP, Gaieski, DF, Dickinson ET, Cummings D: Injury adjusted mortality of patients transported by police following penetrating trauma. Acad Emerg Med Epub : 2010.

Gaieski DF, Dickinson: Acute patellar tendon rupture. Ann Emerg Med 56 (4): 333,2010.

Band RA, Shofer FS, Wurster FW, Reynolds JW, Gentile LJ: Augmentation of Fire-EMS crews with a second paramedic enhances the effectiveness of care for patients with ACS-related chest pain International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 4 (2): 7-11,2010.

Male with torso injury. Ann Emergency Medicine 53 (1): 159, 167,2009.

Braslow BM, Stawicki SP: Traumatic asphyxia. Annals of Emergency Medicine 53 : 167,2009.

Dickinson ET, Mechem CC, Thom SR: The non-invasive carboxyhemoglobin monitoring of firefighters engaged in fire surpression and overhaul operations. International Fire Service Journal of Leadership and Management 2 (2): 35-39,2008.

Dickinson ET: Images in emergency medicine. Chronic neck pain from a retained needle as a result of intravenous drug use. Acute neck abscess and cellulitis with retained needle fragments as a result of intravenous drug use. Ann Emerg Med 50 (2): 198-210,2007.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Emergency Medicine
Hospital University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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