Steven K. Polevoi, MD

Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
Medical Director
UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
+1 415 353-1238
UCSF School of Medicine
533 Parnassus Avenue, Suite U-575
San Francisco, CA 94143-0749
 
Education:
BA: 
University of California, Berkeley
MD: UCLA School of Medicine
Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Emergency Medicine
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Dr. Polevoi's research interests include patients who leave without being seen by a physician, utilization of CT and MR in the Emergency Department, diagnostic errors and potential remedies, and medical education.

University and National Positions:
American College of Emergency Physicians 
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Co-President, San Francisco Emergency Physicians Association

Honors/Awards: 
Essential Core Teaching Award: Outstanding Foundations of Patient Care Preceptor, School of Medicine Class of 2012

Publications: 

Predictors of infection from dog bite wounds: which patients may benefit from prophylactic antibiotics?

Emergency medicine journal : EMJ

Tabaka ME, Quinn JV, Kohn MA, Polevoi SK

Marked reduction in length of stay for patients with psychiatric emergencies after implementation of a comanagement model.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Polevoi SK, Jewel Shim J, McCulloch CE, Grimes B, Govindarajan P

Factors associated with patients who leave without being seen.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Polevoi SK, Quinn JV, Kramer NR