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Sanjey Gupta, MD MBA

Chair, Emergency Medicine

Dr. Sanjey Gupta is the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at South Shore University Hospital and a Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Prior to starting at SSUH, Dr. Gupta was the Vice Chairman and Director of Operations of Emergency Medicine at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center in New Hyde Park. While at LIJ, he was awarded the National Emergency Department (ED) Director of the Year award from the Emergency Medicine Foundation/ACEP in 2016 due to his focus in teamwork, communication, and operational improvements utilizing improvement science.

Additionally, Dr. Gupta was the Chair of Emergency Medicine at LIJ Valley Stream and Associate Chair of the Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian Queens.

Besides these administrative and operational positions, Dr. Gupta has also thrived academically in Emergency Medicine. He has educated and supervised resident physicians, medical students, and others since 2004 when he joined the core faculty at NYPQ/Weill Cornell School of Medicine (SOM). Dr. Gupta was the Assistant Residency Director for the EM Residency Training Program at NYPQ/Weill Cornell SOM. Further, he has supervised resident wilderness medicine education at NYPQ, LIJMC, and SSUH. He is the also the faculty advisor of the Wilderness Medicine club at Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell.

Dr. Gupta originally joined Northwell as a resident at North Shore University Hospital in 2001. He rejoined the team in 2014 and began to educate and direct the site clinical rotation in EM for Hofstra University PA students at LIJ Valley Stream. Dr. Gupta now actively instructs within the first 100 days, second 100 days program and EMS training at Zucker School of Medicine. He is currently one of less than one thousand certified Fellows of the Academy of Wilderness Medicine. Accordingly, he is regularly invited to speak about Wilderness Medicine and related subjects at national and regional conferences.

Dr. Gupta is also board certified in addiction medicine and has been key player in developing the ED buprenorphine program at Northwell Health as part of the SBIRT program. Additionally, he has a demonstrated track record of success in faculty development and mentorship. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the faculty development committee of SAEM.

His personal interests include adventure racing, distance relays, and cooking.

Research and Presentations
Academic Wilderness Medicine Education - Wilderness Medicine Interest Group. Gupta, S. May 2021 - SAEM Annual Meeting. Building an Academic Department Within a Corporate Structure. Gupta, S. SAEM Advanced EM Workshop. May 2021 - SAEM Annual Meeting. SAEM Medical Student Symposium. Gupta, S. May 2021 - SAEM Annual Meeting. Professional Responsibility for Remote and Out-of-Hospital Medical Services and Education during a Pandemic. Gupta, S. GEMA, Wilderness Medicine interest Group, and Climate Change and Health Interest Group. May 2021 - SAEM Annual Meeting. Research in the Wild: Take Your Study to the “Real World” and Beyond. Gupta, S. Wilderness Medicine interest Group. May 2021 - SAEM Annual Meeting. Garg, N., Lee, R., Gupta, S. An Assessment of Management Strategies for Adult Patients with Foreign Body Sensation in the Neck. Accepted for publication 10/7/2020. Journal of Emergency, Trauma, and Shock. Garra, G., Apterbach, W., Ferrante, S., Gupta, S. Dedicated Area within the ED vs an Outside Dedicated Area for Evaluation and Management of Suspected COVID-19. Accepted for publication 9/29/2020. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open. Shah, U., Hoang, N., Gupta, S. Milky White Urine After Relief of Urinary Retention. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2020 March; 58(3): e149-e152. PMID: 32204993 Garg, N., Brave, M., Dym, A., Gupta, S., Becker, L. The Effect of Athletic Chest Protectors on the Performance of Manual and Mechanical CPR. Pediatric Emergency Care. Volume Published Ahead of Print: May 1, 2020. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002090 PMID: 32358459 Laskowski-Jones, L., Caudell, M., Hawkins, S., Jones, L., Dymond, C., Cushing, T., Gupta, S., Young, D., Starling, J., Bounds, R. Extreme event medicine: considerations for the organisation of out-of-hospital care during obstacle, adventure and endurance competitions. Emerg Med J Published Online First: 07 August 2017. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2017-206695 PMID: 28784607 Heuser, W., Menaik, R., Gupta, S., Rucco, R. Corticosteroid Faceoff Which is best for treating asthma and COPD exacerbations. Journal of Emergency Medical Services. 2017 May; 42(5): 19-21. PMID: 29227587 Das, D., Kapoor, M., Brown, C., Ndubuisi, A., Gupta, S. Current status of emergency department attending physician ultrasound credentialing and quality assurance in the United States. Critical Ultrasound Journal. 2016 May; 8:6 doi: 10.1186/s13089-016-0042-z PMID: 27230231 Gupta, S., Garra, G., Apterbach, W. Observation in the Era of COVID-19. 2020 July-Aug; XXXV(4). Pg. 19-20. Gupta, S. Clinical Update: Drowning. Empire State Epic. 2018 May; 35(4):18. Pg. 23 Gupta, S. Manuel Delgado, 9/11 Paramedic and Survivor, Reflects 15 years Later. Published Sep 15, 2016. Abstracts Garra, G., Elliott, S., Apterbach, W., Gupta, S. Telestroke: An Added Value to Emergency Medicine. Acad Emerg Med. May 2020, Vol 27, Supp 1 S164. Vaca, R., Harrison, L., DiMasi, L., O’Neill, K., O’Grady, M., Zeplin, J., Gupta, S., Enden, J., Conigliaro, J., Morgenstern, J., Kwon, N., D’Angelo, J., Kapoor, S. Addressing Substance Use as Part of Usual Care: Chief Complaints Among Patients Reporting Substance Use. Acad Emerg Med. May 2020, Vol 27, Supp 1 S213. Gupta, S., Brenner, J., Apterbach, W., Garra, G. Emergency Department Observation Services: An Evaluation of Two Models of Care. Acad Emerg Med. May 2020, Vol 27, Supp 1 S248. Garra, G., Apterbach, W., Gupta, S. Split Flow Model for Managing Abdominal Pain: A Before and After Comparison of Throughput Metrics. Acad Emerg Med. May 2020, Vol 27, Supp 1 S307. Gupta, S., Santoriello, L., Yanes, D., Kwon, N., Ramnarine, M., Davis, F. The Implications of Transitioning to Primary Physician Assistant Staffing in a Clinical Decision Unit. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Oct, 2018. Vol. 72, Issue 4, S11. Geltman, J., Brave, M., Willis, H., Zeplin, J., Gupta, S., Kwon, N., Warner, L., Sud, P. Use of Standardized Communication Tool Improves Patient Experience in the Emergency Department. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Oct, 2018. Vol. 72, Issue 4, S53. Dym, A., Garg, N., Brave, M., Becker, L., Gupta, S. The Effect of Athletic Chest Protective Equipment on the Performance of Manual and Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Simulation Study. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Oct, 2018. Vol. 72, Issue 4, S137-S138. Apterbach, W., Gupta, S., Apterbach, G. A Multi-Baseline Intervention Study on Reducing Door to Fluid Times for Septic Patients. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Oct, 2018. Vol. 72, Issue 4, S66. Thoppil, J., Montgomery, C., Gupta, S., Davis, F. Chest Pain and Sex: A Retrospective Analysis of Sex Differences in Patients Admitted to the Clinical Decision Unit with Concern for ACS. Annals of Emergency Medicine, Oct. 2018, Vol. 72, Issue 4, S41. Gupta, S.,Willis, H., Zeplin, J., Kwon, N., Amato, T. The Low Acuity Track: Innovative Approach to Evolving Your “Split Flow” Emergency Department Efficiency Model. Acad Emerg Med. May 2017, Vol 24, Supp 1 S202.
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