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Internal Medicine / Hospital Medicine

Anna Arroyo Plasencia, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
Division of Emergency Medicine (Medical Toxicology)
Instructor, Pediatrics
Division of Medical Toxicology

Specialty Areas
Internal Medicine
Pediatric Toxicology

Patients Seen At
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-362-9878
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Additional Languages Spoken

Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Division of Hospital Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8058
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Hospitalist, hospital medicine, in-patient care for adults, toxicology in children

Board Certification
Internal Medicine -- Certified
Pediatrics -- Certified
Medical Toxicology (Pediatric) -- Certified

Medical Education
BS: University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, 1999
Medical Degree: Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Rootstown, Ohio, 2003
Residency: Internal Medicine - Pediatrics, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2007
Fellowship: Medical Toxicology, Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2009
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Recent or Selected Journal Publications
Abdelmalek D, Schwarz ES, Halcomb SE, Sampson C, Arroyo-Plasencia A, McCammon C, Stenger A, Krehbiel N, and Mullins ME. Life threatening diphenhydramine toxicity presenting with seizures and a wide complex tachycardia improved with intravenous fat emulsion. Am J Ther 2013 Oct 3

Sendra-Gutiérrez JM, Álvarez R, Tejedor A, Arroyo AM, Criado I, Asensio I, Vargas ML. [Factors associated with hospital admission and evaluation of a case management program for severe mental disorder by a historical cohort study]. Actas Esp Psiquiatr. 2013 Jul-Aug;41(4):209-17. Epub 2013 Jul 1

Sánchez-Mangas R, García-Ferrrer A, de Juan A, Arroyo AM. The probability of death in road traffic accidents. How important is a quick medical response? Accid Anal Prev. 2010 Jul;42(4):1048-56.

Plasencia AM, Ballentine LM, Mowry J, Kao LW. Benzodiazepine-Associated Atrioventricular Block. Am J Ther (Epub June 2010). Print publication: 2012: 19(1): e48-52.

Arroyo AM, Walroth TA, Mowry JB, Kao LW. The MALAdy of metformin poisoning: Is CVVH the cure? Am J Ther. 2010 Jan-Feb;17(1):96-100.

Arroyo AM, Durán XR, Beldarrain MG, Pinedo A, García-Moncó JC. Cephalalgia. Response to intravenous lidocaine in a patient with SUNCT syndrome. 2010 Jan;30(1):110-2.

Rusyniak DE, Arroyo A, Acciani J, Froberg B, Kao L, Furbee B. Heavy Metal Poisoning: Management of Intoxication and Antidotes. EXS 2010: 100: 365-96.

Arroyo Plasencia A, Furbee RB, Mowry J. Iatrogenic Ethanol Intoxication From Splenic Cyst Sclerosis. JVIR 2010: 21: 160-1. (Letter to the Editor)

Arroyo AM, Kao LW. Calcium channel blocker toxicity. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Aug;25(8):532-8; quiz 539-40.

Roy TA, Krueger AJ, Mackerer CR, Neil W, Arroyo AM, Yang JJ. SAR models for estimating the percutaneous absorption of polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. SAR QSAR Environ Res. 1998;9(3-4):171-85.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med for Dr. Anna Arroyo Plasencia.

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