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Dimitrios Papanagnou

Medical and Healthcare Simulation
Drexel University College of Medicine
United States of America


Dimitrios Papanagnou, MD, MPH, is on the faculty at the New York City Institute for Medical Simulation and Advanced Learning (IMSAL). He is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who holds academic appointments as clinical assistant professor at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn. His responsibilities at IMSAL include course development, instruction and facilitation for facilities across the entire Health and Hospitals Corporation.

Research Interest

After residency, Dr. Papanagnou completed a fellowship in emergency ultrasonography at SUNY Downstate/Kings County Hospital. His research interests in ultrasound include echocardiography and pulmonary imaging. He has traveled to India, Brazil, Romania, and El Salvador to teach physicians point-of-care, bedside ultrasonography.


  • "Dynamic Emergency Medicine: Massive Right Atrial Thrombus Masquerading as Cardiac Tamponade" Papanagnou D, Stone M Academic Emergency Medicine, January 2010

  • "Pediatric Ultrasound" Papanagnou D, Secko M In: Shah, B. and Lucchesi, M. (eds). Atlas of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Third Edition [In press]. New York: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing, 2011

  • "Clinician-Performed Bedside Ultrasound in Improving Diagnostic Accuracy in Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Acute Dyspnea" Papanagnou D, Gullett J, Zehtabchi S Research in Progress. Supported through funding from the Emergency Medicine Foundation and Siemens Healthcare.

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