Derrick Lung, MD

TitleAssistant Clinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
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    Medical Toxicology Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco (2009-2011)
    Emergency Medicine Residency, The George Washington University (2005-2009)
    Doctor of Medicine, University of Toledo Health Science Campus (2000-2005)
    Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health, Northwest Ohio Consortium for Public Health (2000-2005)
    Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, University of California, San Diego (1995-1999)

    Board Certification: Emergency Medicine
    Board Certification: Medical Toxicology
    Professional Societies: ACEP, SAEM, AACT, ACMT
    Current Research Interests: Critical Care Toxicology, Synthetic Cannabinoids, Toxicokinetics, Education
    Lecture topics: "Old Spice, New Spice: Emerging drugs of abuse," "The Empire Strikes Back: TCA Toxicity From Non-TCAs," "MJ and MJ: Introduction to Toxicology for Students," "The Thirteen Toxidromes: Clinical Approach to the Intoxicated Patient," "Pity, Sympathy, and Empathy."
    Prior work experience: Attending at Stanford University Medical Center, Emergency Physician at Eden Medical Center, EMT

    SCUBA, fancy food, dessert, beer and scotch, reading, raising two toddler boys to become men of integrity and confident in understated fashion

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    1. Lung D, Wilson N, Chatenet FT, LaCroix C, Gerona R. Non-targeted screening for novel psychoactive substances among agitated emergency department patients. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2016; 54(4):319-23. PMID: 26846684.
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    2. Lung D, Kearney TE, Brasiel JA, Olson KR. Predictors of Death and Prolonged Renal Insufficiency in Ethylene Glycol Poisoning. J Intensive Care Med. 2015 Jul; 30(5):270-7. PMID: 24371252.
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    3. Vajner JE, Lung D. Case files of the University of California San Francisco Medical Toxicology Fellowship: acute chlorine gas inhalation and the utility of nebulized sodium bicarbonate. J Med Toxicol. 2013 Sep; 9(3):259-65. PMID: 23719961; PMCID: PMC3770993.
    4. Lung D, Scott BJ, Wu AH, Gerona RR. Prolonged ventilatory failure and flaccid quadriparesis after ingestion of poison hemlock. Muscle Nerve. 2013 Nov; 48(5):823-7. PMID: 23733387.
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    5. Lung D, Wu AH, Gerona RR. Cardiotoxicity in a citalopram and olanzapine overdose. J Emerg Med. 2013 Oct; 45(4):554-8. PMID: 23871479.
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    6. Dougherty PP, Lee SC, Lung D, Klein-Schwartz W. Evaluation of the use and safety of octreotide as antidotal therapy for sulfonylurea overdose in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Mar; 29(3):292-5. PMID: 23426239.
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    7. Grover CA, Flaherty B, Lung D, Pageler NM. Significant toxicity in a young female after low-dose tricyclic antidepressant ingestion. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Oct; 28(10):1066-9. PMID: 23034495.
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    8. Lung D, Yeh K, Kiang C. Delayed, fatal cardiotoxicity associated with bupropion and citalopram overdose. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2012 Jun; 32(3):431-4. PMID: 22561480.
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    9. Lung D, Gerona RR, Wu AH, Smollin CG. Confirmed glyburide poisoning from ingestion of "street Valium". J Emerg Med. 2012 Aug; 43(2):276-8. PMID: 21978878.
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    10. Lung D, Cuevas C, Zaid U, Ancock B. Venlafaxine pharmacobezoar causing intestinal ischemia requiring emergent hemicolectomy. J Med Toxicol. 2011 Sep; 7(3):232-5. PMID: 21373970; PMCID: PMC3151403.
    11. Lung D, Olson KR. Hypoglycemia in pediatric sulfonylurea poisoning: an 8-year poison center retrospective study. Pediatrics. 2011 Jun; 127(6):e1558-64. PMID: 21606145.
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    12. Lung D, Lynch K, Agrawal S, Armenian P, Banh K. Images in emergency medicine. Adult female with rash on lower extremities. Vasculopathic purpura and neutropenia caused by levamisole-contaminated cocaine. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Mar; 57(3):307, 311. PMID: 21353913.
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    13. Benson BE, Farooqi MF, Klein-Schwartz W, Litovitz T, Webb AN, Borys DJ, Lung D, Rutherfoord Rose S, Aleguas A, Sollee DR, Seifert SA. Diphenhydramine dose-response: a novel approach to determine triage thresholds. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2010 Oct; 48(8):820-31. PMID: 20969503.
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    14. May L, Lung D, Harter K. An intervention to improve compliance with transmission precautions for influenza in the emergency department: successes and challenges. J Emerg Med. 2012 Jan; 42(1):79-85. PMID: 20452164.
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    15. Lung D. I'm not. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Jul; 16(7):684. PMID: 19476446.
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    16. Lung D, Clancy C. "Boiled lobster" rash of acute boric acid toxicity. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2009 May; 47(5):432. PMID: 19492934.
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    17. Blanchard J, Ogle K, Thomas O, Lung D, Asplin B, Lurie N. Access to appointments based on insurance status in Washington, D.C. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2008 Aug; 19(3):687-96. PMID: 18677065.
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