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Emergency Medicine

Gregory M. Polites, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Specialty Areas
Emergency Medicine

Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish Hosptial
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
Emergency medicine

Board Certification
Emergency Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
B.S.B.A.: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1988
Medical Degree: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, 1996
Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1998
Residency: Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2002
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards

Course Master of the Year, 2011-12
Course Master of the Year, 2010-11
Golden Stethoscope Award, Outstanding Clinical Teaching
Emergency Medicine Residency, Washington University in St. Louis, 2005


Jang T, Docherty M, Aubin C, Polites G. Resident-performed Compression Ultrasonography for the Detection of Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Fast and Accurate. Acad Emerg Med, March 2004; 11:319-322

Longo WE, Carter JD, Chandel B, Niehoff M, Standeven J, deshpande Y, Vernava AM, Polites G, Kulkarni AD, Kaminski DL. Evidence for a colonic PAF receptor. J Surg Research 1995; 58:12-18

Longo WE, Chandel B, Niehoff ML, Robinson S, Polites G, Vernava AM, Kaminski DL. Effect of platelet-activating factor and its antagonists on colonic dysmotility and tissue levels of colonic neuropeptides. Europ J Pharm 1994; 256(1): R1-R3

Longo WE, Polites G, Vernava AM, Deshpande Y, Niehoff ML, Chandel B, Kulkarni A, Kaminiski DL. Platelet-activating factor mediated trinitrobenzene induced colitis. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 1994; 51:419-424

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