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Jeffrey Lazar, MD, MPH

Vice-Chair and Medical Director, Emergency Medicine

  • Specialty:

    Emergency Care

  • Board Certification:

    American Board of Emergency Medicine

  • Education:

    MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

  • Residency:

    Emergency Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

  • Academic Appointments:

    Associate Professor

  • Languages:


  • Other Interests:

    Social Emergency Medicine, Asthma Management, HIV/STI testing, Medical Education, Excited Delirium, Physician Wellness

  • Biography:




    Mateu-Gelabert P, Jessell LM, Goodbody E, Kim D, Gile K, Teubl J, Syckes C, Ruggles K, Lazar JD, Guarino H. High Enhancer, Downer, Withdrawal Helper: Multifunctional Nonmedical Benzodiazepine Use in Young Adult Opiod Users in New York City. Int J Drug Policy. 46:17-27.


    Fiore BC, Hernandez NF, Lazar JD. Traumatic Cataract Secondary to Blunt Trauma in Motor Vehicle Accident. Vis J Emer Med. 2017;8:3-4.


    Lombardi D, Gston-Kim J, Perlstein D, McDonald AM, McAuliffe K, Lazar JD, Appelbaum ED, Last Z, Hulen R. Preventing Wrong-Patient Electronic Orders in the Emergency Department. J Clin Outcomes Mgmt. 2016; 23(12):550-554.


    Lazar JD.(2014, November 17) Ebola, a Clinician’s Nightmare. [Letter to the editor]. The New Yorker, 7.


    Lazar JD, Willis LK. A Blinking Knee. N Engl J Med 2014;370:e36


    Schechter E, Lazar JD, et al. Identification of Subcutaneous Myiasis Using Bedside Emergency


    Physician Ultrasound. J of Emer Med 2011;40:e1-e3


    Lazar, JD, Grauer J. CME EMedicine: A 65-Year-Old Woman With Dyspnea and Lower Extremity Pain.



    Lazar, JD, Clark, AD. Atrial Flutter. eMedicine


    Lazar, JD, Clark, AD. Atrial Fibrillation. eMedicine


    Lazar, JD. (1998, September 28) CPR, the Safe Way. [Letter to the editor] The New York Times.


    Lampson, LA. Ott, JA. Lazar, JD. Migration of toxic T-cell clones to sites of CNS Lymphoma,Astrocytoma, and Micrometastasis in vivo. Abstract. Eleventh International Conference on Brain Tumor Research and Therapy. 1995.