Medical Toxicology Service

Clinical Services: Emergency Medicine
Upper East Side
525 East 68th Street, Room M130
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-4883
(212) 746-5026
Lower Manhattan
170 William Street
New York, NY 10038
(212) 312-5985
(212) 312-5070

At Weill Cornell Medicine Emergency Department, the Medical Toxicology Service offers expert care to diagnose, manage, and prevent poisoning of all kinds.

Our specialists are all board-certified in both Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. They provide bedside and telephone consultations for adults and children to:

● Treat acute or potential poisoning due to drugs, occupational and environmental toxins, and biological agents

● Treat chronic overdoses and withdrawal syndromes

● Prevent and treat medication errors

● Manage adverse drug reactions 

Toxicology Experts who Provide Compassionate Care

The Medical Toxicology Service at Weill Cornell Medicine Emergency Department began in 2009 and has since provided over 3,000 consultations in adult and children patients.

Our physicians are renowned experts in Medical Toxicology. They have made notable achievements, in addition to providing outstanding clinical care to patients.

● Drs. Brenna Farmer and Rama Rao were awarded the NewYork-Presbyterian Pharmacy Partner Award

● Dr. Zhanna Livshits served as an Emergency Department expert for New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advisory panel on harm reduction in opioid-using patients

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Emergency Medicine 
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Emergency Medicine 
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