Matthew Stevenson, MD
Hometown: Roseville, CA
Undergrad/Degree: University of Nevada-Reno/Biology
Medical School: Loma Linda University
Professional Interests: Ultrasound, Medical Education, Simulation
Publications: Vinson, D.R., Ballard, D. W., Hance, L.G., Stevenson, M.D., et al. (October 2014). Pneumothorax is a rare complication of thoracic central venous catheterization in community EDs. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 33, (1), 60-66. Vinson, D. R., Ballard, D.W., Stevenson, M.D. (February 2014). Skipping Lines: Predicting Unattempted Thoracic Central Venous Catheterization in Septic Patients Eligible for Early Goal-directed Therapy. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 15 (1), 67-75. Lugovskaya N, Warton EM, Nagam MR, Reed ME, Ballard DW, Rome AM, Stevenson MD, Vinson DR, for the KP CREST Network. Effectiveness and safety of procainamide in the cardioversion of atrial fibrillation and flutter in the community ED setting: a Pharm CAFÉ Study.Ann Emerg Med. 2016; publication pending.
Hobbies: Taking long naps, pursuing the worlds finest chile verde burrito, watching and re-watching, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia." I wish I could say I was into the typical EM stuff like mountain climbing and skydiving but I'm fairly mellow in my free time.
Interesting Past Life: Former commercial diver as well as a NHRA Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Car crew member.