Paul F. Kolecki, MD, FACEP

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Paul F. Kolecki, MD, FACEP, 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 - Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Emergency Medicine - Medical Center of Delaware, Newark, DE

Fellowship

Medical Toxicology - Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

Board Certification

Emergency Medicine
Medical Toxicology

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Toxicologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2002

Song EK, Kolecki P:  A Case of Pulmonary Artery Dissection Diagnosed in the Emergency Department.  Journal of Emergency Medicine 23:2:155-9, 2002.

2000

Patchefsky D, Kolecki P: Pediatric Ingestion of Poisonous Household Products 14:12:1-6, 2000.

Viswanathan S, Chen C, Kolecki P:  Revivarant (Gamma-Butyrolactone) Poisoning.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine 18;3:358-9, 2000.

1999

Kolecki P: Delayed Toxic Reaction Following Massive Bee Envenomation.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 33:1:114-16, 1999.

1998

Kolecki P:  Poisons That Kill.  Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine 12:22:10-13, 1998.

Books

Chapters

2015

Kolecki P: Hymenoptera Envenomation in Harwood-Nuss’ Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine Sixth Edition, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2015, pp 1541-1543.

Kolecki P: Isopropanol Poisoning in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult 5th Edition, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2015, pp 626-627.

Kolecki P:  Caustic Ingestion in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult 5th Edition, Wolters Kluwer, Philadelphia, PA, 2015, pp 202-203.

2012

Desai P, Kolecki P: General Anesthetics in AAEM Resident & Student Association Toxicology Handbook Second Edition, 2012, pp 183-6.

2011

Kolecki P: Isopropanol Poisoning in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult 4th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2011, pp 618-9.

Kolecki P:  Caustic Ingestion in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult 4th Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2011, pp 202-3.

2010

Kolecki P. Hymenoptera Envenomation in Harwood-Nuss’Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine Fifth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2010, pp 1628-1630.

Kolecki P (Consultant), Genitalia in Images from the Ward Diagnosis and Treatment, Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2010, pp 175-188.

Kolecki P, Forensic Toxicology in Manual of Forensic Emergency Medicine A Guide for Clinicians, Jones and Bartlett, Sudbury, MA, 2010, pp 36-43.

2008

Kolecki P, Shih R: Inhalant Abuse in Handbook of the Medical Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Second Edition, Haworth Press, NY, NY, 2008, pp 367-383.

Kolecki P, Shih RD. Adverse Effects of Anticonvulsants and Psychotropic Agents in Pediatric Emergency Medicine Saunders Elsevier Philadelphia, PA 2008, pp 970-4.

2007

Kolecki P: Isopropanol Poisoning in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult Third Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2007, pp 616-7.

Kolecki P:  Caustic Ingestion in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult Third Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2007, pp 202-3.

2005

Kolecki P. Hymenoptera Envenomation in Harwood-Nuss’Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine Fourth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2005, pp 1724-27.

Kolecki P: Sodium Channel-Blocking Antidysrhythmics in Critical Care Toxicology, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2005, pp 427-34.

2004

Kolecki P: An 82-Year-Old Man With Suicidal Ingestion of Antidysrhythmia Medication in Toxicology Pearls, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, PA,2004,  pp 104-6.

Kolecki P: A 26-Year-Old Man Who Ingested 26 Venlafaxine Tablets in Toxicology Pearls, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2004, pp 222-3.

Kolecki P: A 32-Year-Old Woman Who Chronically Sniffs Glue in Toxicology Pearls, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2004,  pp 185-7.

Kolecki P: A 22-Year-Old Man Who Has Inhaled Hair Spray in Toxicology Pearls, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2004, pp 85-7.

Kolecki P, Shih R: Inhalant Abuse in Handbook of the Medical Consequences of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Haworth Press, NY, NY, 2004, pp 303-18.

2003

Kolecki P: Isopropanol Poisoning in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult Second Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 616-7.

Kolecki P:  Caustic Ingestion in Rosen & Barkin’s 5-Minute Emergency Medicine Consult Second Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 202-3.

Shih R, Zaragoza MR, Babin AR, Kolecki PF: Artists and Artisans in Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Toxicology Second Edition, Mosby, Philadelphia, PA, 2003, pp 8-17.

2001

Delaney KA, Kolecki P: Central Nervous System Depression in Clinical Toxicology, WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 2001, pp 137-45.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Surmaitis R, Pietrowski M, Kolecki P, Miloradovich, Vearrier D, Osterhoudt K.  Thistle While You Work: A Case of Mushroom Poisoning with Liver Recovery Evident Before Silibinin Administration.  J. Med Toxicol. (2017) 13:23 (Presented at American College of Medical Toxicology Annual Scientific Meeting, San Juan, PR, 2017).

Invited Lectures

2016

Kolecki P. “Medicolegal Pediatrics: Cases That Went Awry – Eight Annual Emergency Medicine Symposium, Jersey Shore University Medical Center. March 29, 2016.

2015

Kolecki P. “Medicolegal Trauma: Actual Cases That Went Awry – PAACEP Trauma Seminar. October 8, 2015.

Kolecki P. “Toxicology” – PA Studies, Special Topics in Medicine – Sidney Kimmel Medicine College. June 10, 2015.

Awards and Honors

2005, Best Faculty Discussant, PAACEP CPC Competition
2004, Dean’s Citation for Significant Contributions to the Advancement of Education, Jefferson Medical College
2003, EMRA Certificate of Appreciation
2003, Best Faculty Discussant, PAACEP CPC Competition
2002, Alpha Omega Alpha

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2006-present, American College of Emergency Physicians
2003-present, American College of Emergency Physicians