Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2010)
Carolinas Medical Center (2013), Emergency Medicine
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (2015), Toxicology

Research Interest

  • Laboratory Interference
  • Toxic Alcohols


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Cardiac sodium channel blockade after an intentional ingestion of lacosamide, cyclobenzaprine, and levetiracetam: Case report.
Chua-Tuan JL, Cao D, Iwanicki JL, Hoyte CO Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2015 Jul 53 6 565-8
Pediatric occult methanol intoxication with hyperammonemia.
Cao D, Maddux AB, Mashburn D, Vohwinkel C, Wang GS Am J Emerg Med 2015 Jun
Intravenous lipid emulsion in the emergency department: a systematic review of recent literature.
Cao D, Heard K, Foran M, Koyfman A J Emerg Med 2015 Mar 48 3 387-97
Point of care testing provides an accurate measurement of creatinine, anion gap, and osmolal gap in ex-vivo whole blood samples with nitromethane.
Cao D, Maynard S, Mitchell AM, Kerns WP, Beuhler M Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2014 Jul 52 6 611-7
Perceptions of basic, advanced, and pediatric life support training in a United States medical school.
Pillow MT, Stader D, Nguyen M, Cao D, McArthur R, Hoxhaj S J Emerg Med 2014 May 46 5 695-700
An outbreak of exposure to a novel synthetic cannabinoid.
Monte AA, Bronstein AC, Cao DJ, Heard KJ, Hoppe JA, Hoyte CO, Iwanicki JL, Lavonas EJ N. Engl. J. Med. 2014 Jan 370 4 389-90
Divergent cyclooxygenase responses to fatty acid structure and peroxide level in fish and mammalian prostaglandin H synthases.
Liu W, Cao D, Oh SF, Serhan CN, Kulmacz RJ FASEB J. 2006 Jun 20 8 1097-108


Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Honors & Awards

  • Resident Research Award
    Best senior resident research project (2013-2013)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) (2013)
  • American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) (2012)
  • American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2008)
  • Emergency Medicine Resident's Association (EMRA) (2008)