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Joseph                         Bart

Joseph A. Bart DO, FACEP

Department of Emergency Medicine

EMS division - Operations Medical Director; Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate EMS fellowship Director

Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

Professional Summary:

Dr. Bart is board certified in Emergency Medicine (ABEM), with specialty training in EMS and Tactical Medicine. He completed his residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and received his fellowship training in EMS through SUNY at Buffalo. He
currently works as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at the Erie County Medical Center. He is also the associate director of the EMS fellowship through SUNY at Buffalo.

Dr. Bart is the Operational Medical Director for the Buffalo Fire Department and a specialized operational medical team member for several local law enforcement agencies.

Dr. Bart is a subject matter expert/instructor for the National Center of Security and Preparedness – delivering operational training programs for response to high consequence domestic events through the New York State Preparedness training center.

Dr. Bart is a member of the Tactical Emergency Medicine Section of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and a certified medical director through both the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) and CONTOMS.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, State University of New York – Erie County Medical Center (2013)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York – University at Buffalo (2012)
  • DO, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton, Florida (2009)
  • BS, Sports Medicine, Canisius College (2003)
  • Operational Medical Director, Emergency Medical Services, Buffalo Fire Department (2017-present)
  • Medical Director, Lancaster Ambulance (2014-present)
  • Instructor, National Center for Security Preparedness (2013-present)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, University Emergency Medical Services (2012-present)
  • Associate Director, Emergency Medicine, University Emergency Medical Services (2012-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, University Emergency Medical Services (2012-present)
  • Section Director, Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (2009–2017)
  • Attending Physician, Emergency Medicine, FDR Medical Services (2012–2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Erie Community College, Erie Community College (2010–2013)
  • Athletic Trainer, Hobart College (2004–2005)
  • EMT-Paradmedic, Rural Metro Medical Services (2000–2005)
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Awards and Honors:
  • NAEMSP EMS Fellow Honor (2014)

Research Expertise:
  • Emergency Medicine Services: Board Certified in EMS
  • Law Enforcement/EMS integration

Journal Articles:
  • Clemency BM, Bart JA, Malhotra A, Campanella V, Klun K, Lindstrom HA. Patients Immobilized With a Longboard Rarely Have Highly Unstable Thoracolumbar Injuries [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2015; 19(1).
  • Clemency BM, McGee KM, Bart JA. Integrated EMS Didactics for Residents and Fellows [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2014; 18(2).
  • Clemency BM, Ott JA, Tanski CT, Bart JA, Lindstrom HA. Midazolam is Superior to Diazepam for Treatment of Prehospital Seizures [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2014; 18(1).
  • Bart JA, Clemency B, Billittier A. Traditional Operating Room vs. Cadaver Lab Experience for Paramedic Intubation Training [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2011; 13(1).

Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Emergency Physicians; member
  • American College of Emergency Physicians - TEMS; Tactical section
  • City of Buffalo Police Department/SWAT; Commissioner’s Scientific Staff
  • Lancaster Ambulance; Medical Director
  • National Association of EMS physicians
  • Niagara County Sheriff’s Office; Tactical Physician/Special Deputy
  • NYS DOH - State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee; voting member
  • National Center for Security Preparedness/State Preparedness training Center; Subject matter expert
  • Western Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC); voting member
  • "EMS integration with Athletic Trainers" Buffalo EMS conference (2014)
  • "IM Midazolam is Superior to Diazepam for Treatment of Prehospital Seizures. Prehospital" NAEMSP Annual Meeting 1/2014 (2014)
  • "Integrated EMS Didactics for Residents and Fellows" NAEMSP Annual Meeting 1/2014 (2014)
  • "Safety Profile of Propofol Infusions During Air Medical Transport" Air Medical Transport Conference 2010 (2010)

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Contact Information

462 Grider St.
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716.898.3600
Fax: 716.898.3600

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