Kenneth Iserson, MD

Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA, FACEP

Professor Emeritus

Contact:

Phone: 
(520) 241-7744
Fax: 
(520) 529-6459

Kenneth V. Iserson, M.D., MBA, FACEP, FAAEM, FIFEM, is Professor Emeritus of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona, Medical Director (Emeritus) of the Southern Arizona Rescue Association (search & rescue), a Supervisory Physician with Arizona’s Disaster Medical Assistance Team (AZ-1), and a member of the American Red Cross disaster response team.

The author of hundreds of scientific articles on emergency medicine and biomedical ethics, he has also authored numerous books.

Dr. Iserson now limits his medical practice to global and disaster medicine. In the past few years, he has practiced or taught on all seven continents, including 6 months as Lead Physician for the US Antarctic Program. He also runs the www.REEME.arizona.edu Project that freely distributes more than 700 Spanish-language PowerPoint presentations on Emergency Medicine.
 

Education

MD: 1975, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
MBA: 1986, University of Phoenix
Internship: 
1975, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Residency: 
1978, Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Fellowship: 
1991, Bioethics Fellowship, University of Chicago, IL

Research and Academic Interests and Expertise

Emergency Orthopedics (with Argentinean colleagues); Various studies with colleagues in Ghana.
 

Selected Recent Publications

Iserson KV, Luke-Blyden Z, Clemans S. "Orbital Compartment Syndrome: Alternative Tools to Perform a Lateral Canthotomy and Cantholysis." Wilderness Environ Med. 2016;27(1):85-91.
Iserson KV, Francis AM. "Jaguar Attack on a Child: Case Report and Literature Review." West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(2):303-309.
Monzón DGodoy, Iserson KV, Jauregui J, Musso C, Piccaluga F, Buttaro M. "Total hip arthroplasty for hip fractures: 5-year follow-up of functional outcomes in the oldest independent old and very old patients." Geriatr Orthop Surg Rehabil. 2014;5(1):3-8.
Iserson KV. "Tackling the global challenge: humanitarian catastrophes." West J Emerg Med. 2014;15(2):231-40.
Iserson KV. "An hypnotic suggestion: review of hypnosis for clinical emergency care." J Emerg Med. 2014;46(4):588-96.

Clinical

Clinical Specialties: 

Emergency Medicine
Disaster Medicine
Global Medicine
Bioethics
 

Board Certification: 
American Board of Emergency Mediciine, 1981-2018