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Faculty Physicians

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

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 Apr 22; 29(4)

PMID:
    27102430
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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A new indication for digoxin: to enable introduction and dose-escalation of ß-blocker therapy in severe heart failure.
Tan DK, Schlosshan D
Int J Cardiol. 2012 Jun 28; 158(1)154-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.04.074.

PMID:
    22560914
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Troponin leak in heart failure: moving forward to arrest cardiomyocyte attrition and promote myocardial regeneration.
Tan LB, Hothi SS, Tan DK
Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jan 20; 162(3)137-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.01.090.

PMID:
    22357426
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Principles governing heart failure therapy re-examined relative to standard evidence-based medicine-driven guidelines.
Tan LB, Chinnappa S, Tan DK, Hall AS
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2011 Sep; 9(9)1137-46. doi: 10.1586/erc.11.105.

PMID:
    21932956
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evolution of the literature identifying physicians' roles in leadership, clinical development, and practice of the subspecialty of emergency medical services.
Millin MG, Brown LH, Craven CK, Hawkins SC, Tan DK, Piazza GM, Cone DC, Sattin RW
Prehosp Disaster Med. 2011 Feb; 26(1)49-64.

PMID:
    21838066
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Rethinking ETI: Should paramedics continue to intubate?
Bledsoe BE, Braude D, Eckstein M, Gandy WE, Tan DK, Wang H, Wayne M
JEMS. 2010 Jul; 35(7)42-4, 46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58. doi: 10.1016/S0197-2510(10)70175-3.

PMID:
    20643288
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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So many definitions of heart failure: are they all universally valid? A critical appraisal.
Tan LB, Williams SG, Tan DK, Cohen-Solal A
Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2010 Feb; 8(2)217-28. doi: 10.1586/erc.09.187.

PMID:
    20136608
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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