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Charles John Gerardo, MD

Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine
Professor of Surgery
Office: Box 3096 DUMC, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3096 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California - Davis, 1994

Publications

El-Gabri, Deena, Loren K. Barcenas, Brian Meier, Mark Mvungi, Michael Haglund, Charles J. Gerardo, Joao Ricardo N. Vissoci, and Catherine A. Staton. “Injury patients' perceptions of drink-driving: A qualitative assessment of drink-driving behavior in Moshi, Tanzania.” Plos One 15, no. 5 (2020): e0230662. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230662.

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Lavonas, Eric J., Randy I. Burnham, John Schwarz, Eugenia Quackenbush, Brandon Lewis, S Rutherfoord Rose, Spencer Greene, et al. “Recovery from Copperhead Snake Envenomation: Role of Age, Sex, Bite Location, Severity, and Treatment.” In J Med Toxicol, 16:17–23, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-019-00733-y.

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Theophanous, Rebecca G., Joao Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci, Fan Hui Wen, S Michelle Griffin, Victoria E. Anderson, Michael E. Mullins, Nicklaus P. Brandehoff, et al. “Validity and reliability of telephone administration of the patient-specific functional scale for the assessment of recovery from snakebite envenomation.” Plos Negl Trop Dis 13, no. 12 (December 2019): e0007935. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0007935.

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Lavonas, E. J., R. I. Burnham, J. Schwarz, and C. J. Gerardo. “336 Recovery From Copperhead Snake Envenomation: Role of Age, Sex, Bite Location, Severity, and Treatment.” In Annals of Emergency Medicine, 74:S132–33. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.08.295.

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American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Acute Headache:, Stephen J., Steven A. Godwin, David S. Cherkas, Peter D. Panagos, Richard D. Shih, Richard Byyny, and Stephen J. Wolf. “Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache.” Ann Emerg Med 74, no. 4 (October 2019): e41–74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annemergmed.2019.07.009.

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Freiermuth, Caroline E., Eric J. Lavonas, Victoria E. Anderson, Kurt C. Kleinschmidt, Kapil Sharma, Malin Rapp-Olsson, Charles Gerardo, and Charles Copperhead Recovery Workgroup. “Antivenom Treatment Is Associated with Fewer Patients using Opioids after Copperhead Envenomation.” West J Emerg Med 20, no. 3 (May 2019): 497–505. https://doi.org/10.5811/westjem.2019.3.42693.

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Gerardo, Charles J., João R. N. Vissoci, C Scott Evans, David L. Simel, and Eric J. Lavonas. “Does This Patient Have a Severe Snake Envenomation?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review.” Jama Surg 154, no. 4 (April 1, 2019): 346–54. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamasurg.2018.5069.

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Lavonas, Eric J., and Charles J. Gerardo. “Letter to the editor: "Safety of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in copperhead snakebite patients" by Pham and Mullins, Clin Toxicol 2018 May 18.” Clin Toxicol (Phila) 57, no. 2 (February 2019): 144–45. https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2018.1502445.

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Anderson, Victoria E., Charles J. Gerardo, Malin Rapp-Olsson, Sean P. Bush, Michael E. Mullins, Spencer Greene, Eric A. Toschlog, et al. “Early administration of Fab antivenom resulted in faster limb recovery in copperhead snake envenomation patients.” Clin Toxicol (Phila) 57, no. 1 (January 2019): 25–30. https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2018.1491982.

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