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Faculty

David Gearhart, D.O.
Oklahoma State University Emergency Physicians
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, OSU-COM

david.gearhart@okstate.edu
918.599.5155

Education | Employment | Certifications | Hospital Affiliations | Organizations | Interests | Presentations and Publications

Education

1990-1994
Chickasha High School
Chickasha, OK

1994-1998
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
Mechanical/Industrial Engineering studies
B.S. Premedical Sciences in 1999
Graduated summa cum laude

1998-2002
OSU-CHS
Tulsa, OK
Phi Kappa Phi
OEFOM Bob Jones Memorial Scholarship

2002-2003
St. Michael’s/St. Anthony’s Hospitals 
Oklahoma City, OK
Chief Intern

2003-2006
Integris Southwest Medical Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Chief Resident
Cardiology Award

Employment

1992-1999
Star Alarm Security, Inc.
Chickasha, OK
Installation Manager/Technician

2003-2007
SW Oklahoma EMS
Chickasha, OK
Staff Emergency Physician

2003-2006
Lightstar Emergency Physicians
Oklahoma City, OK
Staff Emergency Physician

2006-2007
Morningstar Emergency Physicians
Oklahoma City, OK
Attending Physician
Adjunct Professor – OSU-COM

2007-present
OSU Emergency Physicians
Tulsa, OK
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine – OSU-COM

Certifications

ACLS Instructor, PALS Instructor, ATLS, NIH Stroke Scale Certification
AOBEM Certified (Board Certified in Emergency Medicine)
Oklahoma State Medical Licensure
Unlimited Fire/Burglar/Medical Alarm Manager License

Hospital Affiliations

Integris Southwest Medical Center (Oklahoma City)
Grady Memorial Hospital (Chickasha)
OSU Medical Center (Tulsa)

Organizations

Blubaugh D.O., M. & Davis D.O.,M., “Does Trendelenburg Position Increase Internal Jugular Vein Diameter”. Research Poster Presented at AOA Convention, Las Vegas, 2006

Interests

Licensed Private Pilot, Amateur Radio (N5XAB), Carpentry/Woodworking

Gomer Jones Cardiac Care Unit Physician and Medical Director (Provides First Aid and Acute Care at all University of Oklahoma home football games in 2005 to present) – sponsored by Integris Heart Hospital.

Presentations and Publications

Mens Health University sponsored by Integris Baptist Medical Center. September, 2004. “Testosterone Tune-Up: Urology Disorders.”

Eleventh Annual Emergency Medicine Review in the Rural and Suburban Setting sponsored by OSU-COM. June 2008.

Presentations to Resident/House Staff: Aspiration Pneumonia and Lung Abscess, Vaginal Bleeding, Sudden Cardiac Death, Anaphylaxis, Laceration repair, Abdominal Pain in the Elderly, Vomitting, Diarrhea, and Constipation, CNS Infections, Traumatic Spinal Injuries, Management of Tuberculosis in the US, Scromboid Toxicity, Septic Shock, Ocular Emergencies, Approach to the Dermatologic Patient in the ER, Utilization of the Goldman Applination Tonometer, General Approach to Syncope, Pediatric Trauma, Zoonotic Infections, Carbon Monoxide Toxicity, Theophylline Toxicity, Inhaled Hydrocarbon Toxicity, and Swallowed Foreign Bodies in the Emergency Department

Publications

Analysis of the Kinetics of Hydrolysis of p-Nitrophenyl Alkanoates in Colloidal Polymer Dispersions by an Ion-Exchange Model. American Chemical Society, 1999.

Theophylline Toxicity.  2nd edition of the Palm ICU book. Scheduled release 2009.

Carbon Monoxide Toxicity. 2nd edition of the Palm ICU book. Scheduled release 2009.

Hydrocarbon Ingestion and Toxicity.  2nd edition of the Palm ICU book. Scheduled release 2009.