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Joseph D'Orazio, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Emergency Medicine

Joseph D'Orazio
For Patients
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology
    • Medication safety
    • Emerging drugs of abuse
    • Pharmaceutical drug abuse
    • Environmental poisons
    • Occupational toxicology
  • Addiction Medicine
    • Opioid use disorder
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Toxicology, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2009
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
  • MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2004
  • BA, Biology, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA, 2000


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Addiction Medicine


  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American College of Medical Toxicology
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine

Digital Bibliography

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Additional Publications

D'Orazio JL. Work-Related Ocular Injuries (Chapter 8), in Greenberg MI, Madsen JM ed. Occupational Emergency Medicine. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 2011, pp 102-115

D'Orazio JL, Bassett R, Boroughf WJ. Hallucinogen Toxicity. Medscape Reference. Updated February 14, 2015.

D'Orazio JL. "Medical clearance of Psych Patient: Pearls and Pitfalls" emDocs. May 28, 2015.

D’Orazio JL. Procedures in the Setting of Anticoagulation (Chapter 72). Roberts and Hedges’ Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine and Acute Care, 7th Edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2017