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Francis J. DeRoos, MD

Francis J. DeRoos, MD Physician

Residency Director
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
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Dr. DeRoos is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Emergency Medicine

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology, 1997
  • Emergency Medicine, 1994

Clinical Expertise:

  • Medical Toxicology

Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical Toxicology

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
  • 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: University of California, Los Angeles
Residency: University of California, Los Angeles
Fellowship: New York University - Bellevue Hospital

Memberships

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Medical Toxicology, Council of Residency Directors, Emergency Medicine, Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Information Service, National Society for Academic Emergency Medicine,

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. DeRoos 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.

Research

Selected Publications:

Marsh NA, DeRoos F, Scholtz S, Touger M: Gaboon Viper (bitis gabonica) envenomation resulting from captive specimens – a review of five cases J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 45 (1): 60-64,2007.

De Roos FJ.: Calcium channel blockers. Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies. 8th edition : 2005.

De Roos FJ.: Other Antihypertensive Agents. Goldfrank’s Toxicologic Emergencies. 8th edition : 2005.

Meisel Z, DeRoos FJ: Clonidine poisoning ALS Case Studies in Emergency Care : 2004.

Rekito, AW, DeRoos FJ: A 37 year old overdose victim with intracranial hemorrhage Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition : 2004.

DeRoos FJ: Vomiting after eating wild mushrooms Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition : 2004.

DeRoos FJ: Oral burns in a depressed orchard worker Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition : 2004.

DeRoos FJ: A comatose 37 yr old male museum worker Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition : 2004.

Sun NA, DeRoos FJ: A 46 year old male with auditory hallucinations Toxicology Pearls. 1st edition : 2004.

De Roos FJ: Smelters and Metal Reclaimers Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Toxicology. 2nd edition : 2003.

Academic Contact Info

34th and Spruce Sts.
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Emergency Medicine

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-7869

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