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David K. Tan, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Chief, EMS Section
Medical Team Director, St. Louis Metro Urban Search and Rescue Taskforce
Medical Director, St. Charles County Sheriff's Department
Medical Director, AMR/Abbott EMS
Medical Director, Clayton Fire Department

Specialty Areas

Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Board Certifications

Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine EMS

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Acute stroke management,  pre-hospital emergency care (EMS), tactical medicine - law enforcement special operations medical support, disaster medicine, EMT and paramedic education and training

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-758-6787

Education

Education

Residency: Emergency Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Medical Degree: Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California 1997
B.S.: Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts & Sciences, Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska 1992

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Endogenous Ethylene Concentration Is Not a Major Determinant of Fruit Abscission in Heat-Stressed Cotton (<i>Gossypium hirsutum</i> L.).
Najeeb U, Sarwar M, Atwell BJ, Bange MP, Tan DKY
Front Plant Sci. 2017; 81615. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.01615.

PMID:
    28983303
    [PubMed]
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Nitrogen nutrition in cotton and control strategies for greenhouse gas emissions: a review.
Khan A, Tan DKY, Munsif F, Afridi MZ, Shah F, Wei F, Fahad S, Zhou R
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017 Oct; 24(30)23471-23487. doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-0131-y.

PMID:
    28940131
    [PubMed - in process]
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Anisohypermetropia as a sign of unilateral glaucoma in the pediatric population.
Tan DK, Teh GH, Ho CL, Quah BL
Int Med Case Rep J. 2017; 10203-207. doi: 10.2147/IMCRJ.S134809.

PMID:
    28670145
    [PubMed]
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Rational Water and Nitrogen Management Improves Root Growth, Increases Yield and Maintains Water Use Efficiency of Cotton under Mulch Drip Irrigation.
Zhang H, Khan A, Tan DKY, Luo H
Front Plant Sci. 2017; 8912. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00912.

PMID:
    28611817
    [PubMed]
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Nitrogen fertility and abiotic stresses management in cotton crop: a review.
Khan A, Tan DKY, Afridi MZ, Luo H, Tung SA, Ajab M, Fahad S
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017 Jun; 24(17)14551-14566. doi: 10.1007/s11356-017-8920-x.

PMID:
    28434155
    [PubMed - in process]
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A response to: Traumatic fracture of the medial coronoid process in 24 dogs.
Tan DK, Canapp SO Jr, Leasure CS, Dycus DL, O'Donnell E
Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2017 Jan 16; 30(1)89. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-16-11-0155.

PMID:
    27935007
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Traumatic fracture of the medial coronoid process in 24 dogs.
Tan DK, Canapp SO Jr, Leasure CS, Dycus DL, O'Donnell E
Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2016 Jul 19; 29(4)325-9. doi: 10.3415/VCOT-15-09-0154.

PMID:
    27102430
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Consequences of waterlogging in cotton and opportunities for mitigation of yield losses.
Najeeb U, Bange MP, Tan DK, Atwell BJ
AoB Plants. 2015 Jul 20; 7pii: plv080. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plv080.

PMID:
    26194168
    [PubMed]
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Scaling considerations in the cardiovascular pathophysiology of obese patients.
Hothi SS, Tan DK, Partridge G, Tan LB
Int J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 15; 191312-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.05.047.

PMID:
    26002139
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Double Sequential Defibrillation for Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation: A Case Report.
Lybeck AM, Moy HP, Tan DK
Prehosp Emerg Care. 2015; 19(4)554-7. doi: 10.3109/10903127.2015.1025155.

PMID:
    25970000
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Discordant changes in peak O2 consumption and peak cardiac power during weight loaded treadmill exercise.
Lewis NT, Hothi SS, Tan DK, Tan LB
Int J Cardiol. 2015; 190185-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.04.096.

PMID:
    25920020
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impacts of valve intervention on the Functional REServe of the Heart: The FRESH-valve pilot study.
Tan DK, Hothi SS, Macdonald W, Schlosshan D, Tan LB
Int J Cardiol. 2015; 187491-501. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.03.177.

PMID:
    25846660
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Is low VO2max/kg in obese heart failure patients indicative of cardiac dysfunction?
Hothi SS, Tan DK, Partridge G, Tan LB
Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 1; 184755-62. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2015.02.018.

PMID:
    25827937
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Postoperative ocular higher-order aberrations and contrast sensitivity: femtosecond lenticule extraction versus pseudo small-incision lenticule extraction.
Tan DK, Tay WT, Chan C, Tan DT, Mehta JS
J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015 Mar; 41(3)623-34. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2014.07.032.

PMID:
    25804583
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Success rates of various techniques for reduction of twin pregnancy in mares.
Tan DK, Krekeler N
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2014 Jul 1; 245(1)70-8. doi: 10.2460/javma.245.1.70.

PMID:
    24941390
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Accuracy of emergency medical services-reported last known normal times in patients suspected with acute stroke.
Curfman D, Connor LT, Moy HP, Heitsch L, Panagos P, Lee JM, Tan DK, Ford AL
Stroke. 2014 May; 45(5)1275-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003955.

PMID:
    24643409
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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EMS at the healthcare table.
Tan DK
JEMS. 2013 Apr; 38(4)48-50.

PMID:
    23967782
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acute visual loss in a patient with optic disc drusen.
Tan DK, Tow SL
Clin Ophthalmol. 2013; 7795-9. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S42233.

PMID:
    23658477
    [PubMed]
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Novel method of assessing delamination of the anterior lens capsule using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography.
Tan DK, Aung T, Perera SA
Clin Ophthalmol. 2012; 6945-8. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S31909.

PMID:
    22791977
    [PubMed]
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Anterior chamber dimensions and posterior corneal arc length in Malay eyes: an anterior segment optical coherence tomography study.
Tan DK, Chong W, Tay WT, Yuen LH, He M, Aung T, Tan DT, Wong TY, Mehta JS
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Jul 20; 53(8)4860-7. doi: 10.1167/iovs.12-9787.

PMID:
    22743324
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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