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Edward Stuart Bessman, MD

Director of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

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410-550-0359

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Director of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Expertise

Emergency Medicine

Biography

Dr. Bessman completed his emergency medicine training at Johns Hopkins University and joined the faculty at what is now Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is an active member of one of the 28 Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) Urban Search and Rescue teams. He is currently the Director of Emergency Medicine at Bayview Medical Center.

Languages

  • English

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Harvard Medical School ( Boston MA) (1981)

    Residencies

    • University of Maryland Medical System / Emergency Medicine ( Baltimore MD) (1985)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medicine (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Rashid A, Brooks TR, Bessman E, Mears SC. Factors associated with emergency department length of stay for patients with hip fracture. Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2013 Sep;4(3):78-83. doi: 10.1177/2151458513502038. PMID: 24319619 
    2. McCarthy ML, Ding R, Zeger SL, Agada NO, Bessman SC, Chiang W, Kelen GD, Scheulen JJ, Bessman ES. A randomized controlled trial of the effect of service delivery information on patient satisfaction in an emergency department fast track. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul;18(7):674-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01119.x. PMID: 21762230
    3. Hoffmann B, Bessman ES, Um P, Ding R, McCarthy ML. Successful sonographic visualisation of the abdominal aorta differs significantly among a diverse group of credentialed emergency department providers. Emerg Med J. 2011 Jun;28(6):472-6. doi: 10.1136/emj.2009.086462. Epub 2010 Aug 2. PMID: 20679421
    4. Retezar R, Bessman E, Ding R, Zeger SL, McCarthy ML. The effect of triage diagnostic standing orders on emergency department treatment time. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Feb;57(2):89-99.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2010.05.016. Epub 2010 Jun 11. PMID: 20541284
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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0359
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0359
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    Department/Division

    • Emergency Medicine

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