Joseph A. Bart DO, FACEP, FAEMS

Joseph Bart

Joseph A. Bart
DO, FACEP, FAEMS

Assistant Professor | EMS Operations Director

Department of Emergency Medicine

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Emergency Medicine

Contact Information
UBMD Emergency Medicine
77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 7166459700
jabart@buffalo.edu


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Professional Summary:

Dr. Bart is dual-board certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS with specialty training in several areas of operational Emergency services. After completing residency at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo and Dr. Bart received fellowship training in Emergency Medical Services through SUNY at Buffalo. Currently, Dr. Bart works as an attending physician in the Emergency Department at the Erie County Medical Center and work with local and state EMS organizations on protocol, policy and operational performance. Dr. Bart is and assistant clinical professor/faculty for the Emergency medicine residency and EMS fellowship through SUNY at Buffalo. Dr. Bart currently provides medical direction to the Buffalo Fire Department and several other ALS and BLS local agencies.

Dr. Bart was a main contributor to the creation/invention of Mobilize Medical Systems before its acquisition by ZOLL Medical in 2019. Dr. Bart remains a consultant now working with ZOLL on Mobilize and other projects.

In addition, Dr. Bart is the Director of EMS operations for UB|MD Emergency medicine and operate as a field physician with the Buffalo Fire department and surrounding communities. Previously, a TEMS provider (Buffalo Police SWAT/Erie County SWAT/Niagara County ERT) and 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 for several years. Dr. Bart is also a former certified Athletic Trainer with high school and collegiate experience.

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)

Employment:

  • Medical Advisor/Consultant, Zoll Medical Corp. (2016-present)
  • NYS Representative for Erie/Wyoming County, State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (2013-present)
  • Operational Medical Director, Buffalo Fire Department (2017-present)
  • Medical Director, Lancaster Ambulance (2014-present)
  • Instructor, National Center for Security Preparedness (2013-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo (2012-present)
  • Associate Director, University Emergency Medical Services (2012-present)
  • Attending Physician, University Emergency Medical Services (2012-present)
  • Supervising Physician/Stadium Emergency Room, Buffalo Bills (2012–2017)
  • Section Director, Specialized Medical Assistance Response Team (2009–2017)
  • Attending Physician, 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:

  • EMS Excellence Award, Buffalo Professional Firefighters Local 282 (2021)
  • Commissioners EMS Award, Buffalo Fire Department (2018)
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Distinguished Speaker, Homeland Security Conference (2017)
  • Distinguished Speaker Award, National Homeland Security Conference (2017)
  • Det. Sgt. Joseph Nigrelli Police Service Award, Buffalo Police PBA (2016)
  • EMS Physician of the Year, Wyoming and Erie County Regional EMS Council (2015)
  • Mayor's Civilian Award of Merit, Buffalo Police Department (2014)
  • Physician of Excellence - Vital Signs, Wyoming and Erie Emergency Medical Services Council (2014)
  • EMS Fellowship Recognition Award, NAEMSP (2014)

Research Expertise:

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

Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Clemency BM, Bart JA, Malhotra A, Campanella V, Klun K, Lindstrom HA. (2015) Patients Immobilized With a Longboard Rarely Have Highly Unstable Thoracolumbar Injuries [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care, (Jan)
  • Clemency BM, McGee KM, Bart JA. (2014) Integrated EMS Didactics for Residents and Fellows [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care, (Apr) 316
  • Clemency BM, Ott JA, Tanski CT, Bart JA, Lindstrom HA. (2014) Midazolam is Superior to Diazepam for Treatment of Prehospital Seizures [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care, (Jan) 141-142
  • Bart JA, Clemency B, Billittier A. (2011) Traditional Operating Room vs. Cadaver Lab Experience for Paramedic Intubation Training [Abstract]. Prehospital Emergency Care, (Jan) 113

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
  • National Center for Security Preparedness/State Preparedness training Center; Subject matter expert
  • Niagara County Sheriff’s Office; Tactical Physician/Special Deputy
  • NYS DOH - State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee; voting member
  • Western Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (WREMAC); voting member

Presentations:

  • "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)

Service Activities:

  • WREMAC (2013–present)
  • Regional EMS council - WREMAC; Member (2013–present)
  • State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee; Advisor (2013–present)

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Contact Information

UBMD Emergency Medicine
77 Goodell Street
Suite 340
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: 7166459700
jabart@buffalo.edu

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