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Arjun S Chanmugam, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

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410-955-2280

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Biography

Dr. Chanmugam joined the faculty in 1992 and served as the residency director for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program from 2000 to 2010.

He is associate editor for the 4th edition of the textbook Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and is a regular contributor and administrative editor for Practical Reviews in Emergency Medicine, a monthly publication.

His primary interest is medical education. In 1994, he developed and introduced the required clerkship in emergency medicine, making it the first time that Johns Hopkins medical students were required to have exposure to EM. He has also participated in the development of a novel program - masters in medical education and has been the recipient of multiple teaching awards.

Outside of Hopkins, he is on the Board of Directors for Maryland ACEP and serves as the vice chair for the Governor’s Council on Heart Disease and Stroke. He is an avid outdoor enthusiast and is an instructor in the martial art Aikido.

Languages

  • English

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    Training

    • University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1989)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Emergency Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1992)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2004)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Lee AS, Cohen SL, Anderson JR, Chanmugam A, Bienstock JL. The effect of gynecologic algorithm pathways on emergency department visit times. J Emerg Med. 2013 Jan;44(1):217-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.02.016. Epub 2012 May 1. PMID: 22555055 
    2. Kirsch TD, Hsieh YH, Horana L, Holtzclaw SG, Silverman M, Chanmugam A. Computed tomography scan utilization in emergency departments: a multi-state analysis. J Emerg Med. 2011 Sep;41(3):302-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.06.030. Epub 2010 Oct 15. PMID: 20950984
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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-2280
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0350
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    Department/Division

    • Emergency Medicine

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