Gil Shlamovitz, MD

Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine | Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

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Dr. Gil Shlamovitz practices emergency medicine and clinical informatics at the University of Southern California. He also serves as the Chief Medical Informatics Officer for Keck Medicine of USC. He is a nationally recognized speaker and author who is most passionate about supporting people, processes and technology in the delivery of high-quality and cost effective care, while ensuring improved consumers and care team experience.


  • Diagnostic errors related to acute abdominal pain in the emergency department Emerg Med J. 2016 Apr; 33(4):253-9. . View in PubMed
  • Ketamine for palliative sedation in the emergency department J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 44(2):355-7. . View in PubMed
  • A case of Evans’ syndrome following influenza vaccine J Emerg Med. 2013 Feb; 44(2):e149-51. . View in PubMed
  • Man with back painBlack widow spider bite. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 58(5):496500. . View in PubMed
  • Intravenous ketamine in a dissociating dose as a temporizing measure to avoid mechanical ventilation in adult patient with severe asthma exacerbation J Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 41(5):492-4. . View in PubMed
  • Images in clinical medicinePersistent pupillary strands and membranes. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 08; 362(14):1325. . View in PubMed
  • A case of acute keratoconjunctivitis from exposure to latex of Euphorbia tirucalli (pencil cactus) J Emerg Med. 2009 Apr; 36(3):239-41. . View in PubMed
  • How (un)useful is the pelvic ring stability examination in diagnosing mechanically unstable pelvic fractures in blunt trauma patients? J Trauma. 2009 Mar; 66(3):815-20.. View in PubMed
  • Low diagnostic yield of electrocardiogram testing in younger patients with syncopeAnn Emerg Med. 2008 Mar; 51(3):240-6246. e1. . View in PubMed
  • Lack of evidence to support routine digital rectal examination in pediatric trauma patients Pediatr Emerg Care. 2007 Aug; 23(8):537-43. . View in PubMed
  • Poor test characteristics for the digital rectal examination in trauma patientsAnn Emerg Med. 2007 Jul; 50(1):25-3333. e1. . View in PubMed
  • External validation of the San Francisco Syncope RuleAnn Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 49(4):420-7427. e1-4. . View in PubMed
  • Blind urethral catheterization in trauma patients suffering from lower urinary tract injuries J Trauma. 2007 Feb; 62(2):330-5; discussion 334-5. . View in PubMed
  • Delayed obstruction of endotracheal tubes by aspirated foreign bodies: report of two cases Ann Emerg Med. 2004 May; 43(5):630-3. . View in PubMed
  • “Suffocation roulette”: a case of recurrent syncope in an adolescent boy Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Feb; 41(2):223-6. . View in PubMed
  • In vitro ultrasound augmented clot dissolution–what is the optimal timing of ultrasound application? Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2002 Dec; 16(6):521-6.. View in PubMed