Joseph L. D’Orazio, MD 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 SchoolMD - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA ResidencyEmergency Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA FellowshipToxicology - Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Board CertificationAddiction MedicineEmergency MedicineMedical Toxicology Titles and Academic Titles Medical Toxicologist Departments and Services Poison Control Center Publications Papers2015 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 Abstracts2017 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 BooksChapters 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 Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. The comments are submitted by patients and families and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not reflect the views of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.