Bruce Lo, M.D., MBA, RDMS

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Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Medical Director, Sentara Regional Transfer Center
Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director Department of Emergency Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School

Dr. Bruce Lo is the medical director of emergency medicine at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital as well as the Sentara Regional Transfer Center in Hampton Roads. He also serves as an assistant program director for the emergency medicine residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School and is an associate professor.

He recently served on Virginia Governor McAuliffe’s task force for behavioral health and participates in a number of local and state-wide psychiatric committees. Dr. Lo also serves on a number of regional and national committees including the board of directors for Virginia College of Emergency Physicians and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Clinical Policy Committee. He will serve as president of the Virginia College of Emergency Physicians in 2017.

  • Areas of Interest or Specialty

    • Cardio/neuro vascular emergencies
    • Emergency medicine
    • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Education & Training

    Doctor of Medicine (2001)
    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Va. 

    Master of Business Administration (2015)
    University of Massachusetts Amherst School of Business, Amherst, Mass. 

    Residency, Emergency Medicine (2004)
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

     

    Bachelor of Arts, Molecular Biology (1997)
    Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. 

    Certifications

    • American Board of Emergency Medicine
    • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Alliance
  • Academic Appointments

    • Associate Professor and Assistant Program Director Department of Emergency Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Affiliations & Societies

    • Virginia College of Emergency Physicians
    • American College of Emergency Physicians
    • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Awards & Distinctions

    • Open Mic New Speaker Winner, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, Austin, TX (2015)
    • National Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (2011)
  • Publications, Abstracts & Presentations

    Clinical Policy: Critical Issues in the Evaluation of Adult Patients with Suspected Transient Ischemic Attack in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med. 2016 Sep;68(3):354-370.e29. PMID: 27568419. Lo BM, Carpenter CR, Hatten BW, Wright BJ, Brown MD. Ann 

    Cardiac Output Monitoring Managing Intravenous Therapy (COMMIT) to Treat Emergency Department Patients with Sepsis. Shock. 2016 Aug;46(2):132-8. PMID: 26925867. Hou PC, Filbin MR, Napoli A, Pang PS, Sankoff J, Lo BM, Dickey-White H, Birkhahn RH, Shapiro NI.  

    Clinical Policy: Use of Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator for the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke in the Emergency Department. American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Subcommittee (Writing Committee) on Use of Intravenous tPA for Ischemic Stroke. Ann Emerg Med. 2015; 66(3):322-333.e31. PMID: 26304253. Brown MD, Burton JH, Nazarian DJ, Promes SB, Lo BM. 

    Past Blood Alcohol Concentration And Injury In Trauma Center: Propensity Scoring. J Emerg Med. 2014; 47(4):387-94. PMID: 25161095. Beydoun B, Teel A, Crowder C, Khanal S, Lo BM.

     

     

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