Silas Wheelock Smith

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Silas Wheelock Smith, M.D.

Assistant Professor;
Department of Emergency Medicine (Emerg Med)
NYU Emergency Medicine Associates

Clinical Addresses

550 First Avenue
Emergency Room
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-7300

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Medical Specialties

Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology

Insurance

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Board Certification

2007 — Ab Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine
2008 — Ab Emergency Medicine (Medical Toxicology)

Education

1998 — Johns Hopkins University, Medical Education
1998-1999 — Naval Medical Center (Surgery), Internship
2003-2006 — NYU School of Medicine (Emergency Medicine), Residency Training
2006-2008 — NYU School of Medicine (Medical Toxicology), Clinical Fellowships

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Biological and botanical confirmation of solanaceous glycoalkaloid poisoning by susumber berries (Solanum torvum)
Connors, Nicholas J; Glover, Robert L; Stefan, Cristiana; Patterson, Daniel; Wong, Ernest; Milstein, Mark; Swerdlow, Michael; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S; Smith, Silas W
2014 APR;52(4):389-390, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 1019592, year: 2014, vol: 52, page: 389, stat: Journal Article,

Provider knowledge, attitudes, and practice surrounding emergency department rescue dosing of opioid replacement therapy
Fernandez, D; Biary, R; Golden, D; Clark, S; Nelson, L S; Smith, S W; Rao, R B
2014 August 2014;52(7):786-787, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 1153932, year: 2014, vol: 52, page: 786, stat: Journal Article,

Rebuilding Emergency Care After Hurricane Sandy
Lee, David C; Smith, Silas W; McStay, Christopher M; Portelli, Ian; Goldfrank, Lewis R; Husk, Gregg; Shah, Nirav R
2014 Apr;:1-4, Disaster medicine & public health preparedness
— id: 923682, year: 2014, vol: , page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

An approach to chemotherapy-associated toxicity
Livshits, Zhanna; Rao, Rama B; Smith, Silas W
2014 Feb;32(1):167-203, Emergency medicine clinics of North America
— id: 745912, year: 2014, vol: 32, page: 167, stat: Journal Article,

Novel and emerging recreational drug detection: A signals intelligence approach
Smith, Silas W; Gibbons, Cole; Gilberti, Brian J
2014 APR;52(4):401-402, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 1019602, year: 2014, vol: 52, page: 401, stat: Journal Article,

Preface
Smith, Silas W; Lugassy, Daniel M
2014 Feb;32(1):xvii-xviii, Emergency medicine clinics of North America
— id: 652552, year: 2014, vol: 32, page: xvii, stat: Journal Article,

Plan C: Intra-muscular overdose of methotrexate. A rarely reported entity
Takematsu, Mai; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S; Howland, Mary Ann; Smith, Silas W
2014 APR;52(4):327-327, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 1019552, year: 2014, vol: 52, page: 327, stat: Journal Article,

Full of grace to full of gas: A perforated body packer
Takematsu, Mai; Smith, Silas W; Nelson, Lewis S; Hoffman, Robert S
2014 APR;52(4):376-376, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 1019692, year: 2014, vol: 52, page: 376, stat: Journal Article,

Serotonin syndrome in a five year old child
Biary, Rana; Howland, Mary Ann; Smith, Silas W.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Nelson, Lewis S.
2013 AUG;51(7):596-597, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509192, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 596, stat: Journal Article,

Prolonged Hypertension from a 1,000 fold clonidine compounding error
Biary, Rana; Makvana, Sejal; Hussain, Alia Z.; Asuncion, Arsenia; Afreen, Taqdees; Howland, Mary Ann; Smith, Silas W.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Nelson, Lewis S.
2013 AUG;51(7):596-596, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509162, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 596, stat: Journal Article,

Carbon monoxide exposures in New York City following Hurricane Sandy in 2012
Chen, B C; Shawn, L K; Connors, N J; Wheeler, K; Williams, N; Hoffman, R S; Matte, T D; Smith, S W
2013 Nov;51(9):879-885, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 627242, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 879, stat: Journal Article,

Hemodialysis for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hemorrhage From Dabigatran Overdose
Chen, Betty C; Sheth, Nijal R; Dadzie, Kobena A; Smith, Silas W; Nelson, Lewis S; Hoffman, Robert S; Winchester, James F
2013 Apr;:591-594, American journal of kidney diseases
— id: 335272, year: 2013, vol: , page: 591, stat: Journal Article,

Voriconazole overdose causes acute kidney injury and severe drug interaction with tacrolimus
Connors, Nicholas J.; Howland, Mary Ann; Hoffman, Robert S.; Nelson, Lewis S.; Smith, Silas W.
2013 AUG;51(7):657-658, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509222, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 657, stat: Journal Article,

A case series of cationic detergent ingestions in a large correctional facility
Connors, Nicholas J.; Shawn, Lauren K.; Vassallo, Susi U.; Mercurio-Zappala, Maria; Nelson, Lewis S.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Smith, Silas W.
2013 AUG;51(7):607-607, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509202, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 607, stat: Journal Article,

Methotrexate toxicity treated with continuous venovenous hemofiltration and leucovorin
Connors, Nicholas J.; Sise, Meghan E.; Nelson, Lewis S.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Smith, Silas W.
2013 MAY;51(4):366-367, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 369972, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 366, stat: Journal Article,

When work comes home: Delayed elevation of plasma mercury concentration after an occupational mercury exposure
Kim, Hong K.; Friedman-Jimenez, George; Smith, Silas W.; Fritz, Patricia M.; Laiz, Marcelo C.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Nelson, Lewis S.
2013 MAY;51(4):359-359, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 369892, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 359, stat: Journal Article,

Epidemic gasoline exposures following Hurricane Sandy
Kim, Hong K; Takematsu, Mai; Biary, Rana; Williams, Nicholas; Hoffman, Robert S; Smith, Silas W
2013 Dec;28(6):586-591, Prehospital & disaster medicine
— id: 1095002, year: 2013, vol: 28, page: 586, stat: Journal Article,

Emergent communication networks during disaster: an app for that
Laskowski, Larissa K; Cruz, Giselle; Smith, Silas W
2013 Aug;7(4):346-347, Disaster medicine & public health preparedness
— id: 641562, year: 2013, vol: 7, page: 346, stat: Journal Article,

Making of a CSPI: Evaluation of the Prerequisites for the CSPI Examination
Mercurio-Zappala, Maria; Smith, Silas W.; Sandler, Leslie; Wall, Steven P.; Hoffman, Robert S.
2013 AUG;51(7):698-698, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509132, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 698, stat: Journal Article,

Incidence of carbon monoxide calls to a US poison center following Hurricane Sandy
Shawn, Lauren K.; Chen, Betty C.; Connors, Nicholas; Nelson, Lewis S.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Smith, Silas W.
2013 MAY;51(4):297-297, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 369952, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 297, stat: Journal Article,

The role of chelation in the treatment of other metal poisonings
Smith, Silas W
2013 Dec;9(4):355-369, Journal of medical toxicology
— id: 666122, year: 2013, vol: 9, page: 355, stat: Journal Article,

Paradoxical drug reaction detection in FAERS
Smith, Silas W.; Williams, Nicholas D.
2013 AUG;51(7):582-582, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 509142, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 582, stat: Journal Article,

Berries that weren't that sweet after all.- A case of raspberry ketone intoxication
Takematsu, M; Smith, S W; Hoffman, R S; Nelson, L S
2013 May 2013;51(4):284-284, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 349642, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 284, stat: Journal Article,

Gasoline exposures following Hurricane Sandy
Takematsu, Mai; Kim, Hong; Biary, Rana; Hoffman, Robert; Smith, Silas
2013 MAY;51(4):330-330, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 369912, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 330, stat: Journal Article,

Berries that weren't that sweet after all... - A case of raspberry ketone intoxication
Takematsu, Mai; Smith, Silas W.; Hoffman, Robert S.; Nelson, Lewis S.
2013 MAY;51(4):284-284, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 369932, year: 2013, vol: 51, page: 284, stat: Journal Article,

Hemorrhagic complications in patients using dabigatran
Chen, B C; Garlich, F M; Viny, A D; Basciano, P; Howland, M A; Smith, S W; Hoffman, R S; Nelson, L S
2012 April 2012;50(4):332-332, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 612852, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 332, stat: Journal Article,

Stress Cardiomyopathy Induced by Acute Cocaine Toxicity
Chen, B. C.; Vassallo, S. U.; Nelson, L. S.; Hoffman, R. S.; Smith, S. W.
2012 APR;50(4):365-365, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 164382, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 365, stat: Journal Article,

Hemorrhagic complications associated with dabigatran use
Chen, Betty C; Viny, Aaron D; Garlich, Fiona M; Basciano, Paul; Howland, Mary Ann; Smith, Silas W; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S
2012 Sep;:854-857, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 179116, year: 2012, vol: , page: 854, stat: Journal Article,

Rapid Reversal of Prolonged Hemodynamic Collapse due to Multi-Drug Overdose Using Intravenous 20% Fat Emulsion
Desai, N. N.; Cherkas, D. S.; Kim, H. K.; Smith, S. W.; Manini, A. F.
2012 APR;50(4):364-364, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 164383, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 364, stat: Journal Article,

Attack rates assessment of the 2009 pandemic H1N1 influenza A in children and their contacts: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Glatman-Freedman, Aharona; Portelli, Ian; Jacobs, Susan K; Mathew, Justin I; Slutzman, Jonathan E; Goldfrank, Lewis R; Smith, Silas W
2012 ;7(11):e50228-e50228 e50228, PLoS one
— id: 335282, year: 2012, vol: 7, page: e50228, stat: Journal Article,

Market Analysis of Illicit and Emerging Drugs of Abuse in an Anonymized Internet Network
Lapoint, J.; Smith, S. W.
2012 APR;50(4):347-347, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 164386, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 347, stat: Journal Article,

Wolf spider envenomation
Livshits, Zhanna; Bernstein, Benjamin; Sorkin, Louis N; Smith, Silas W; Hoffman, Robert S
2012 Mar;23(1):49-50, Wilderness & environmental medicine
— id: 162838, year: 2012, vol: 23, page: 49, stat: Journal Article,

Two cases of bactrian pharmacokinetics in large acetaminophen and diphenhydramine co-ingestions: Management implications
Rivers, C M; Kim, H K; Nelson, L S; Smith, S W; Hoffman, R S
2012 April 2012;50(4):302-303, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 612892, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 302, stat: Journal Article,

Paradoxical and bidirectional drug effects
Smith, Silas W; Hauben, Manfred; Aronson, Jeffrey K
2012 Mar;35(3):173-189, Drug safety
— id: 157481, year: 2012, vol: 35, page: 173, stat: Journal Article,

Not-so-edible susumber berries
Willis, J; Garlich, F M; Baron, B J; Wiener, S W; Hoffman, R S; Aluisio, A R; Smith, S W
2012 August 2012;50(7):658-658, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 177072, year: 2012, vol: 50, page: 658, stat: Journal Article,

Levamisole-induced Occlusive Necrotizing Vasculitis in a Pregnant Woman after Use of Cocaine Contaminated with Levamisole
Jang, D. H.; Hoffman, R. S.; Nelson, L. S.; Stajic, M.; Smith, S. W.
2011 MAR ;49(3):216-216, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 131937, year: 2011, vol: 49, page: 216, stat: Journal Article,

Inaccuracy of ECG interpretations reported to the poison center
Prosser, Jane M; Smith, Silas W; Rhim, Eugene S; Olsen, Dean; Nelson, Lewis S; Hoffman, Robert S
2011 Feb;57(2):122-127, Annals of emergency medicine
— id: 133208, year: 2011, vol: 57, page: 122, stat: Journal Article,

Agent of opportunity risk mitigation: people, engineering, and security efficacy
Graham, Margaret E; Tunik, Michael G; Farmer, Brenna M; Bendzans, Carly; McCrillis, Aileen M; Nelson, Lewis S; Portelli, Ian; Smith, Silas; Goldberg, Judith D; Zhang, Meng; Rosenberg, Sheldon D; Goldfrank, Lewis R
2010 Dec;4(4):291-299, Disaster medicine & public health preparedness
— id: 116222, year: 2010, vol: 4, page: 291, stat: Journal Article,

Case files of the New York City poison control center: paradichlorobenzene-induced leukoencephalopathy
Hernandez, Stephanie H; Wiener, Sage W; Smith, Silas W
2010 Jun;6(2):217-229, Journal of medical toxicology
— id: 133790, year: 2010, vol: 6, page: 217, stat: Journal Article,

Drugs and pharmaceuticals: management of intoxication and antidotes
Smith, Silas W
2010 ;100:397-460, EXS
— id: 109056, year: 2010, vol: 100, page: 397, stat: Journal Article,

Profiling the Risk to Academic Medical Centers by Agents of Opportunity
Smith, SW; Portelli, I; Farmer, BM; Nelson, LS; Rosenberg, S; Tunik, M; Bendzans, C; Graham, ME; Goldfrank, LR
2010 MAR ;48(3):259-260, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 111937, year: 2010, vol: 48, page: 259, stat: Journal Article,

Inaccuracy of Electrocardiogram Interpretations Reported to the Poison Center
Prosser, JM; Smith, SW; Olsen, D; Nelson, LS; Hoffman, RS
2009 JUN ;47(5):487-487, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 101304, year: 2009, vol: 47, page: 487, stat: Journal Article,

Elemental mercury neurotoxicity from self-injection
Schaumburg, H H; Gellido, C; Smith, S W; Nelson, L S; Hoffman, R S
2009 Jan 27;72(4):377-378, Neurology
— id: 107797, year: 2009, vol: 72, page: 377, stat: Journal Article,

Chiral toxicology: it's the same thing...only different
Smith, Silas W
2009 Jul;110(1):4-30, Toxicological sciences
— id: 100186, year: 2009, vol: 110, page: 4, stat: Journal Article,

Multisystem organ failure after large volume injection of castor oil
Smith, Silas W; Graber, Nathan M; Johnson, Rudolph C; Barr, John R; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S
2009 Jan;62(1):12-14, Annals of plastic surgery
— id: 96657, year: 2009, vol: 62, page: 12, stat: Journal Article,

A novel approach to multihazard modeling and simulation
Smith, Silas W; Portelli, Ian; Narzisi, Giuseppe; Nelson, Lewis S; Menges, Fabian; Rekow, E Dianne; Mincer, Joshua S; Mishra, Bhubaneswar; Goldfrank, Lewis R
2009 Jun;3(2):75-87, Disaster medicine & public health preparedness
— id: 156987, year: 2009, vol: 3, page: 75, stat: Journal Article,

Prolonged severe hypotension following combined amlodipine and valsartan ingestion
Smith, Silas W; Ferguson, Kathy L; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S; Greller, Howard A
2008 Jun;46(5):470-474, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 80579, year: 2008, vol: 46, page: 470, stat: Journal Article,

Solanaceous steroidal glycoalkaloids and poisoning by Solanum torvum, the normally edible susumber berry
Smith, Silas W; Giesbrecht, Esther; Thompson, Margaret; Nelson, Lewis S; Hoffman, Robert S
2008 Nov;52(6):667-676, Toxicon
— id: 91970, year: 2008, vol: 52, page: 667, stat: Journal Article,

Altered Acetaminophen Pharmacokinetics and Hepatotoxicity Associated with Premature Cessation of Intravenous N-Acetylcysteine Therapy (September)
Smith, Silas W; Howland, Mary Ann; Hoffman, Robert S; Nelson, Lewis S
2008 Sep;42(9):1333-1339, Annals of pharmacotherapy
— id: 80581, year: 2008, vol: 42, page: 1333, stat: Journal Article,

Bedside Detection of Urine beta-Hydroxybutyrate in Diagnosing Metabolic Acidosis
Smith, Silas W; Manini, Alex F; Szekely, Tibor; Hoffman, Robert S
2008 Aug;15(8):751-756, Academic emergency medicine
— id: 80582, year: 2008, vol: 15, page: 751, stat: Journal Article,

Case Files of the New York City Poison Control Center: Antidotal strategies for the Management of Methotrexate toxicity
Smith, Silas W; Nelson, Lewis S
2008 Jun;4(2):132-140, Journal of medical toxicology
— id: 80580, year: 2008, vol: 4, page: 132, stat: Journal Article,

Rapid diagnosis of metabolic acidosis: Improving bedside detection of urine beta-hydroxybutyrate
Smith, SW; Manini, AF; Szekely, T; Hoffman, RS
2008 JUN ;46(5):412-413, Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia)
— id: 86871, year: 2008, vol: 46, page: 412, stat: Journal Article,

In response to Isbister et al.: Application of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling in management of QT abnormalities after citalopram overdose
Manini, Alex; Smith, Silas; Moskovitz, Joshua; Nelson, Lewis
2007 Apr;33(4):738; author reply 739-738; author reply 739, Intensive care medicine
— id: 80567, year: 2007, vol: 33, page: 738; author reply 739, stat: Journal Article,

Resilience in the face of disaster: Accounting for varying disaster magnitudes, resource topologies, and (sub)population distributions in the PLAN C emergency planning tool
Narzisi, G; Mincer, JS; Smith, S; Mishra, B
2007 ;4659 LNAI:433-446, Medical image computing & computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI
— id: 642742, year: 2007, vol: 4659 LNAI, page: 433, stat: Journal Article,

A report of lupinus mutabilis anticholinergic toxicity
Smith SW; Halcomb SE; Hoffman RS; Nelson LS
2005 ;43:763-763, Clinical toxicology
— id: 70054, year: 2005, vol: 43, page: 763, stat: Journal Article,

Limited T cell receptor usage by HTLV-I tax-specific, HLA class I restricted cytotoxic T lymphocytes from patients with HTLV-I associated neurological disease
Elovaara, I; Utz, U; Smith, S; Jacobson, S
1995 Dec;63(1):47-53, Journal of neuroimmunology
— id: 336852, year: 1995, vol: 63, page: 47, stat: Journal Article,