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David Karras, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Associate Chair, Academic Affairs
Professor, Emergency Medicine

David Karras
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Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1990
  • MD, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1987
  • BA, Behavioral Biology, University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, 1983


  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine


  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Educator in Emergency Medicine, Lewis Katz School of Medicine, 2005, 2010
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Temple University Hospital, 2008

Digital Bibliography

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Books, Chapters, and Monographs

Karras DJ. Miscellaneous infectious syndromes: Lyme carditis, human immunodeficiency virus-associated, and Chagas disease. In: Chan TC, Brady WJ, Harrigan RA, Ornato JP, Rosen P. ECG in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care. Elsevier-Mosby, 2005. pp 324-327.

Saks MA, Karras DJ. Emerging infectious diseases. In: Hirshon, JM, Ed. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America 2006; 24 1019-1033.

Karras DJ, Satz WA, Barrett J. Errors in the management of infectious disease emergencies. In: Mattu A, Goyal D, Eds. Errors and Pitfalls in Emergency Medicine. British Medical Journal – Blackwell Press, 2007; pp. 63-71... Expand