Dr. Wittenberg Emergency Medicine

Curriculum Vitae — Andrew Wittenberg, MD, MPH, FACEP

Experience

Chairman: Department of Emergency Medicine

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Long Beach, CA (2014-Present)

Emergency Medicine Attending Physician

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Long Beach, CA (2007-Present)
Community Hospital of Long Beach. Long Beach, CA (2014-2018)

National Oral Board Examiner

American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). Chicago, IL (2015-Present)

Volunteer Clinical Faculty

U.C. Irvine Emergency Medicine Residency (2014-Present)

High School Science Teacher: Teach for America Corps

Long Beach Polytechnic High School. Long Beach, CA (1993-1995)

Education / Training

Emergency Medicine Residency (PGY 2-4)

LAC-USC Medical Center. Los Angeles, CA (2004-2007)

Transitional Internship (PGY 1)

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Torrance, CA (2003-2004)

Medical Doctorate (M.D.)

Temple University School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA (2000-2003)

Preclinical Studies

Sackler School of Medicine. Tel Aviv University, Israel (1998-2000)

Master in Public Health (M.P.H.)

Drexel University (MCP-Hahnemann University). Philadelphia, PA (1996-1998)

Post-Baccalaureate Premed Program

University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA (1995-1996)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology

Hamilton College. Clinton, NY (1989-1993)

Licensure / Certification

California Medical License and DEA (2004-Present)

Board Certified Diplomate: American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) (2008-Present)

Professional Memberships

Fellow: American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)

Member: California Chapter of ACEP (Cal-ACEP)

Current Committee Involvement

Chair – Quality Committee of the MHS Board: MemorialCare Health System (MHS)

Chair - Executive Committee for Medical Specialties: Long Beach Memorial (LBM)

Medical Executive Committee: LBM

Emergency Department Best Practice Team: MHS

Sepsis Best Practice Team: MHS

Physician Society Board Member: MHS

Sepsis Committee: LBM

Chest Pain Committee: LBM

Publications & Presentations

“EKG Interpretation for Nurses and EMT/Paramedics,” Lecture / workshop presentation. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA, October 2017 & 2018

“From Beach to ED, Care for Patients with Cervical Spine Injuries,” Speaker at “Project Wipeout” 38th Annual Conference, Hoag Hospital Center, Newport Beach, CA, July 2017

“Use of the HEART score better allocates resources utilization in Emergency Department Patients presenting with Chest Pain,” Presented at the California ACC Annual Symposium Controversies & Advances in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, November 2016

Panelist: “Careers in Community Emergency Medicine,” All Los Angeles Emergency Medicine Conference, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, May 2013

Wittenberg, AG, Richard, AJ, & Conrad, SA. Venous air embolism. (2006). Retrieved from http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/761367 (Has since been revised by another author).

Ufberg J, Harrigan RA, Wittenberg AJ. “Acute myocardial infarction complicated by a ventricular-paced rhythm.” Journal of Emergency Medicine 2004;27(1):81-83.

Wittenberg A. & Coben J. “Evaluation of a Gun Buy-Back Program and Community Coalition Development.” Masters thesis published by the Hahnemann University School of Public Health (now Drexel University), 1998.

Honors and Awards

Off-Service Faculty Member of the Year: U.C. Irvine Emergency Medicine Residency (2013)

Hometown Hero Award: American Red Cross. Long Beach, CA (2011)

Golden Apple Teaching Award: U.C. Irvine Family Medicine Residency (2009)

Outstanding Achievement in Emergency Medicine: Temple University School of Medicine (2003)