Joseph L. D’Orazio, MD

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Joseph L. D’Orazio, MD, is a medical toxicologist in the Poison Control Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Emergency Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Toxicology - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Addiction Medicine
Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Toxicologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2015

Rowden A, Dominici P, D'Orazio J, et al. Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study Evaluating the Use of Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy (PRP) for Acute Ankle Sprains in the Emergency Department. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015;49(4):546-51.

2012

D’Orazio JL, Fischel JA. Recurrent Respiratory Depression Associated with Fentanyl Transdermal Patch Gel Reservoir Ingestion. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012; 42(5): 543-8

2011

D’Orazio JL, Curtis JA. Overdose of Propafenone Surreptiously Sold as “Percocet.” Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011; 41(2):172-5

2009

Greenberg MI, Curtis JA, Madsen J, Vearrier D, Haggerty D, D’Orazio J. American Academy of Clinical Toxicology: “Question of the Day.” Seminars in Diagnostic Pathology 2009; 29:68-75

D’Orazio JL, Greenberg MI. Letter to Editor: Emergency department preparedness for radiation emergencies in the Philadelphia area. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2009; 3(1):2

2008

D’Orazio JL. Oxcarbazepine Induced Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS). Clinical Toxicology 2008; 46(10):1093-4

2000

Lawrence DM, Patterson CE, Gales TL, D'Orazio JL, Vaughn MM, Rall GF. Measles Virus Spread between Neurons Requires Cell Contact but Not CD46 Expression, Syncytium Formation, or Extracellular Virus Production. Journal of Virology 2000; 4(4): 1908-18

Abstracts

2017

Otter J, Dawood A, D’Orazio JL. “You Must-ard Be Kidding Me: A Case of Sulfur Mustard Exposure.” American College of Medical Toxicology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Juan, PR 2017

2016

D’Orazio JL, Domingo G. Get Ahead of Lead: A Lead Exposure in Pregnancy Outreach Project. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology. Boston, MA 2016

2015

D’Orazio J, Reilly A, Iqbal S, Dominic P. “The Effect of Prolonged Tourniquet Time on Venous Whole Blood Lactate Levels: A Pilot Study.” Society of Academic Emergency Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting. San Diego, 2015

D’Orazio J, Reilly A, Iqbal S, Dominic P. “The Effect of Prolonged Tourniquet Time on Venous Whole Blood Lactate Levels: A Pilot Study.” 19th Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine MidAtlantic Regional Research Conference. Washington, DC, 2015

Mazer-Amirshahi M, D’Orazio J et al. “Ambulatory Care and Emergency Department Prescribing Practices Do Not Account for Gender Differences in Opioid Analgesic-Related Deaths” American College of Medical Toxicology Annual Scientific Meeting, Clearwater Beach, 2015

Books

Chapters

2011

D’Orazio JL. Work-Related Ocular Injuries (Chapter 8), in Greenberg MI, Madsen JM ed. Occupational Emergency Medicine. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 2011, pp 102-115

Awards and Honors

2017, Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Temple University Hospital

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2017-present, Peer Reviewer, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine
2013-present, Peer Reviewer, Journal of Medical Toxicology

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Emergency Medicine
American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
American College of Emergency Physicians
American College of Medical Toxicology