Craig Smollin, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital
+1 415 206-5753
UCSF School of Medicine
1001 Potrero Avenue 1E21
San Francisco, CA 94110-1377
 
Education:
BA: 
University of California, Berkeley
MD: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco Clinical Toxicology
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Dr. Smollin's research interests include medical toxicology, specifically the study of ecstasy associated hyponatremia and the use of whole bowel irrigation for gastric decontamination. Dr. Smollin has also been working under a grant from the Food and Drug Administration to study adverse outcomes associated with the use of dietary supplements.

Publications: 

Cannabis Intoxication Case Series: The Dangers of Edibles Containing Tetrahydrocannabinol.

Annals of emergency medicine

Vo KT, Horng H, Li K, Ho RY, Wu AHB, Lynch KL, Smollin CG

Alternating Ventricular Complexes After Overdose From an Herbal Medication.

JAMA internal medicine

Vo KT, Tabas JA, Smollin CG

Pulseless ventricular tachycardia associated with chronic ketamine use.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Liu CC, Chen CK, Smollin CG, Yu JH, Seak CJ, Chen HY

Amanita phalloides Mushroom Poisonings - Northern California, December 2016.

MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Vo KT, Montgomery ME, Mitchell ST, Scheerlinck PH, Colby DK, Meier KH, Kim-Katz S, Anderson IB, Offerman SR, Olson KR, Smollin CG

Severe Carisoprodol Withdrawal After a 14-Year Addiction and Acute Overdose.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Vo KT, Horng H, Smollin CG, Benowitz NL

Rapid respiratory arrest after ingestion of poison hemlock mistaken for wild celery.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Chen HY, Horng H, Rowley F, Smollin C

Adverse Effects From Counterfeit Alprazolam Tablets.

JAMA internal medicine

Arens AM, van Wijk XM, Vo KT, Lynch KL, Wu AH, Smollin CG

Esophageal Rupture After Ghost Pepper Ingestion.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Arens A, Ben-Youssef L, Hayashi S, Smollin C

Methemoglobinemia from frozen-dried mudfish contaminated with sodium nitrite.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Jiranantakan T, Olson KR, Tsutaoka B, Smollin CG

Recognition and Knowledge of Medications with Black Box Warnings Among Pediatricians and Emergency Physicians.

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Smollin CG, Fu J, Levin R

Counterfeit Norco Poisoning Outbreak - San Francisco Bay Area, California, March 25-April 5, 2016.

MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report

Vo KT, van Wijk XM, Lynch KL, Wu AH, Smollin CG

Case Files of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Toxicology Fellowship: Seizures and a Persistent Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis.

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Arens A, Smollin C

Cardiogenic shock after use of fluoroamphetamine confirmed with serum and urine levels.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Al-Abri S, Meier KH, Colby JM, Smollin CG, Benowitz NL

Comprehensive analysis of "bath salts" purchased from California stores and the internet.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Schneir A, Ly BT, Casagrande K, Darracq M, Offerman SR, Thornton S, Smollin C, Vohra R, Rangun C, Tomaszewski C, Gerona RR

Vitamin D toxicity in an infant: case files of the University of California, San Francisco medical toxicology fellowship.

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Smollin C, Srisansanee W

An observational case series of dabigatran and rivaroxaban exposures reported to a poison control system.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Stevenson JW, Minns AB, Smollin C, Albertson TE, Cantrell FL, Tomaszewski C, Clark RF

Pepper spray injury severity: ten-year case experience of a poison control system.

Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors

Kearney T, Hiatt P, Birdsall E, Smollin C

Case files of the University of California San Francisco Medical Toxicology Fellowship: lamotrigine toxicity.

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Fleurat M, Smollin C

Partition constant and volume of distribution as predictors of clinical efficacy of lipid rescue for toxicological emergencies.

Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.)

French D, Smollin C, Ruan W, Wong A, Drasner K, Wu AH

Confirmed glyburide poisoning from ingestion of "street Valium".

The Journal of emergency medicine

Lung DD, Gerona RR, Wu AH, Smollin CG

Carbon monoxide poisoning (acute).

BMJ clinical evidence

Smollin C, Olson K

Toxicology: pearls and pitfalls in the use of antidotes.

Emergency medicine clinics of North America

Smollin CG

Carbon monoxide poisoning (acute).

BMJ clinical evidence

Olson K, Smollin C

Patterns of ecstasy-associated hyponatremia in California.

Annals of emergency medicine

Rosenson J, Smollin C, Sporer KA, Blanc P, Olson KR

Publication of abstracts presented at 2001 NAACT.

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology

Smollin CG, Nelson LS