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Who are specialists in poisoning?

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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
A toxicologist: Toxicologists have fellowship training in the area of toxicology which includes common poisonings. The easiest way to access a toxicologist if you think you have suffered a poisoning is to call your local / regional poison control center.
Dr. Joan Gelin
Dr. Joan Gelin commented
Emergency Medicine 26 years experience
they all work within the emergency department
Sep 9, 2013
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Toxicologists: Physicians with specialty training in dealing with poisonings are toxicologists. However many physicians, internists, ER docs, pediatricians, family practice, are quite comfortable dealing with many of these issues also.

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