Bio for Stephen Leffler, M.D. Stephen Leffler, M.D.Professor of SurgeryDivision of Emergency MedicineChief Medical Officer, Fletcher AllenLink to Clinical Information Contact Information E-mail: Stephen.Leffler@uvm.eduOffice Location: 111 Colchester Ave., MCHV Campus, Mcclure 1, Burlington, VT 05401 EducationMD, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1990Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM 1990-1993Academic AppointmentsProfessor of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1993-presentAdmissions Committee, UVM College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 1995-presentFaculty advisor, UVM College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 2004- presentChief Medical Officer, Fletcher Allen Healthcare, Burlington, VT 2011 - presentProfessional SocietiesAmerican College of Emergency PhysiciansSociety for Academic Emergency MedicinePublicationsMoore HB, Loomis SB, Destigter KK, Mann-Gow T, Dorf L, Streeter MH, Ebert GM, Crookes BA, Leffler SM, O'Keefe MF, Freeman K. Airway, breathing, computed tomographic scanning: Duplicate computed tomographic imaging after transfer to trauma center. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013;74(3):813-7. Ahmed B, Lischke S, Straight F, Gogo P, Leffler S, Kutler M, Schneider DJ, Dauerman HL.Consistent door-to-balloon times of less than 90 minutes for STEMI patients transferred for primary PCI. J Invasive Cardiol. 2009;21(9):429-33.Sibert K, Ricci MA, Caputo M, Callas PW, Rogers FB, Charash W, Malone P, Leffler SM, Clark H, Salinas J, Wall J, Kocmoud C. The feasibility of using ultrasound and video laryngoscopy in a mobile telemedicine consult. Telemed J E Health. 2008;14(3):266-72. Cagler S, Leffler S. Prevalence of Life-Threatening Arrhythmias in Emergency Department Patients Transported to the Radiology Suite while Monitored by Telemetry. Am J Emerg Med. 2006;24(6):655-7. Leffler S. An Unusual Method for the Removal of a Foreign Body from a Child’s Airway. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006;22(3):173-4.Research InterestsDr. Leffler is currently focusing his research on the pain perceptions of patients in the emergency department. He is also doing current research on glucose control in sepsis and neck imaging in patients with head injuries.