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E. John Gallagher, MD

Gender
Male
Department
Emergency Medicine
Practice Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Medical Education
University of Pennsylvania
Residency
Jacobi Medical Center
Board Certified
Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Main Location
Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-6626
Fax: (718) 798-0730
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Academic Title
Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Epidemiology and Population Health and Medicine
Administrative Title
Chair of Department of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Focus
Emergency Medicine, Pain Management and Metrics
Research Focus
Metrics and management of pain
Publications
Biography
Dr. Gallagher is the founding chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, and oversees operations of 300,000 visits annually at the Montefiore Medical Center’s three emergency rooms. He also has academic oversight of three residency programs consisting of approximately 180 emergency medicine residents and fellows, and about 190 full-time faculty at Montefiore, Jacobi Medical Center, North Central Bronx Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan. He has academic oversight of seven emergency departments all together, with a total of more than a half million visits annually. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies, where he chairs one of the 12 sections of the IOM. Dr. Gallagher earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine at Jacobi Hospital. From 1979 to 1996, Dr. Gallagher served as Director of Emergency Medicine at Jacobi. In 1996, he became the first University Chair of Emergency Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore.