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Emergency Medicine

Brent E. Ruoff, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas
Emergency Medicine

Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
400 South Kingshighway, Emergency Department
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8072
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Environmental emergencies, emergency radiology, toxicology, sports medicine

Board Certification
Emergency Medicine -- Certified
Internal Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.: Chemistry, Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, 1977
Medical Degree: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1981
Residency: Internal Medicine, St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984
Chief Resident: Internal Medicine, St. Louis County Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Books and Book Chapters

Ruoff BE, West OC. Radiology of the Cervical Spine. First Edition. In: Schwartz and Reisdorff, eds, Emergency Radiology. McGraw-Hill, Inc, 2000

Pearson A, Ruoff BE. Prosthetic Valve Emergencies. Fourth Edition. In: Schwartz et al, eds, Principles and Practice of Emergency Medicine. Lea & Febiger, 1999

Peer Reviewed Manuscripts

Lewis LM, Martin L, Hoffman T, Ruoff BE. Tissue and organ procurement in the emergency department setting. Am J Emerg Med 1993; 11(4):347-349

Lewis LM, Heston TF, Ruoff BE, et al. Evaluating acute hand injuries in the emergency department. Am J Emerg Med 1992; 10:110-114

Gomez CR, Lewis LM, Gomez SM, Ruoff BE, Gasirowski B, Hall IS. Transcranial Doppler assessment of the cerebral hemodynamic effect of CPR in fatal cardiac arrest. J Neuroimaging 1992; 2:8-11

Lewis LM, Docherty M, Ruoff BE, Fortney JP, Keltner RM, Jr., Britton P. Flexion-extension views in the evaluation of cervial-spine injuries. Ann Emerg Med 1990; 19:1148-1152

Lewis LM, Ruoff BE, Rush C, Stothert J. Is emergency department resuscitation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims who arrive pulseless worthwhile? Am J Emerg Med 1990; 8(2):118-120

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