Andrew King, M.D.

Andrew King, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director

aking@dmc.org

Andrew King, M.D.

Office Phone

313-745-9269

Office Location

4201 Saint Antoine Street
UHC - 6G
Detroit, MI 48201

Education

M.D.
Wasington University in St. Louis
2004 - 2008

B.A.
Northwestern University
2000 - 2004

Residency

Emergency Medicine
Chief Resident 
University of Pittsburgh
2008 - 2011

Fellowships

Medical Toxicology
University of Pittsburgh
2011 - 2013

Prior Appointments

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS

Medical Toxicology Fellowship Director, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Fellowship in Medical Toxicology
2015-present

Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI
2013-present

HOSPITAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Attending Physician, Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2013-present

Attending Physician, Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
2013-present

Attending Physician, Medical Toxicologist, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center, Detroit, MI
2013-present

Attending Physician, UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
2011-2013

Attending Physician, UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
2011

Accomplishments

HONORS/AWARDS

Distinguished Teacher of the Year, Sinai Grace Emergency Residency Program
2015

Distinguished Teacher of the Year, DRH Emergency Residency Program
2015

MTF Medical Toxicology Practice Award for the study program entitled “Effect of Specialty Care on Cost and Length of Stay Following Hospitalization of the Poisoned Patient.”
2013

Resident Clinician of the Year, University of Pittsburgh Residency in Emergency Medicine
2011

Chief Resident, University of Pittsburgh Residency in Emergency Medicine
2010

Best Oral Presentation, Pennsylvania ACEP Clinical Pathological Case Competition
2009

Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University in Saint Louis Chapter
2008

Honors Graduate Award, Missouri State Medical Association, Saint Louis, MO
2008

R. R. Hannas Award, Missouri College of Emergency Physicians, Saint Louis, MO
2008

Professional Experience

SERVICE

UPG or other physician practice plan

Medical Center for Emergency Services, Attending Physician
2013-present

Affiliate Medical Organizations

Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
2012-2013

UPMC Graduate Medical Education Committee: Representative
2010-11

Assistant Medical Director, Prism Emergency Medical Services, West Mifflin, PA. Director: Dr. Christian Martin-Gill. Performed quality assurance and education for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians employed by Prism
2010-2011

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Institutional Site for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC): Resident Representative to meet with Site Visitor
2009

Professional (e.g., medical or scientific organizations and societies)

Graduate Medical Education Committee, Detroit Medical Center
Committee Chair: Mark Juzych, MD
Monthly meeting to monitor quality of Graduate Medical Education and training programs in the DMC 
2016 - present

Medication Utilization Committee, Detroit Receiving Hospital
Committee Chair: William Berk, MD
Perform monthly evaluation of new medication applications to pharmacy formulary and give recommendations to the DMC P&T Committee 2015-present

Clinical Competency Committee, Detroit Receiving Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency.Committee Chair: Eric Olsen, MD.
Perform monthly evaluations of resident physicians to assess clinical competency and make recommendations to program director
2014-present

Chief Advisory Committee, Sinai Grace Hospital
Chair: Daniel Taylor, MD
Discuss and advise chief on emergency department operations
2014-2016

Appointee, American Association of Poison Control Centers National Fatality Review Team AAPCC, Alexandria, VA: 2014. Lead Reviewer for fatality abstracts submitted to AAPCC for content
2014-present

ACMT Membership Committee, member, American College of Medical Toxicologists
Keep track of membership trends, update membership status, and retain previous members
2016-present

ACMT Education Committee, Board Member, American College of Medical Toxicologists
Subcommittee Member:
Continuing Education: Created survey for ACMT and research feasibility and desire for ACMT to offer CME for members (10 hours)

Board Review Course: Leading a group of 4 toxicologist to organize and increase a bank for more than 800 questions for the biannual Medical Toxicology Board Review Course in Salt Lake City. (Approximatley 80 hours)
2013-present

Community (e.g., presentations for lay audiences, educational outreach, media presentations/interviews)

Students for Sensible Drug Policy Panel Member on the “Prescription Opioid Epidemic”, University of Michigan Chapter, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
4/5/2015

Cold Weather Precautions. Interview on WDET 101.9.
January 7, 2014

Generator Safety: combating carbon monoxide. Television Interview. TV20.
Dec 27, 2013

Member, Forum on International Health and Tropical Medicine (Fundraising participant 2005-2006: raised funding for the annual FIHTM Symposium and the Opportunities Abroad program for 1st and 4th year students); Washington University Medical School
2004-2008

Washington University Student Opportunity Abroad Program: Travelled to Nicaragua with 12 other medical professionals and provided care to indigent populations served by a neighborhood clinic
2006

Scholarly Service

Service for Peer-Reviewed Journals:

Review of Manuscripts:

Journal of Medical Toxicology
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry BMJ Case Reports
American Journal of Emergency Medicine International Journal of Surgery and Medicine

Other Service
Clinical Pathology Conference in the “D” Judge Judge Presentations for City-Wide CPC Competition
5/25/2015 and 2016

Sinai Grace Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Candidate
2014-present


Interviews


Participation in “13 Voices,” an interdisciplinary fundraiser for local non-profit organization, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
2011

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Case Reports

1. Gerrity R, Pizon AF, King AM, Katz K, Menke NB. A patient with alcoholic ketoacidosis and profound lactemia. J Emerg Med. 2016 Oct;51(4):447-449. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2015.05.048.
I was a contributing author who performed a significant of the writing and background research

2. King AM, Pugh JL*, Menke NB, Krasowksi MD, Lynch ML, Pizon AF. Non-fatal tramadol overdose may cause false-positive PCP on EMIT-II assay. Am J Emerg Med 2013 Feb;31(2):444.e5-9.
I was the lead author who performed the majority of the writing and background research.

3. King AM, Crim WS*, Menke NB, Pizon AF. Pygmy Rattlesnake Envenomation Successfully Treated with Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab Antivenom. Toxicon. 2012 Dec 1;60(7):1287-9
I was the lead author who performed the majority of the writing and background research.

4. King AM, Menke NB, Katz KD, Pizon AF. 4-Aminopyridine Toxicity: a Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Med Toxicol. 2012.
I was the lead author who performed the majority of the writing and background research.

Reviews

1. King AM, Bisoski L, Aaron CK. Antidepressant Poisoning. In Irwin and Rippe’s Intensive Care Medicine. Accepted 2016. Updated chapter in textbook

2. Malone ER, King AM, Aaron CK. Sympathomimetic Syndrome. In Critical Care Toxicology: Diagnosis and management of the poisoned patient. Accepted 2016. Updated chapter in textbook

3. Menke NB, Walsh SJ, King AM. Cardiotoxicodynamics: Toxicity of cardiovascular xenobiotics. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2015. Aug:33(3):563-95
I was the senior author and main contributor to content and performed the majority of writing and background research

4. Frisch A, King AM, and Outterson S. (2015) Bites, stings, and envenomations, in Emergency Medical Services: Clinical Practice and Systems Oversight, Second Edition (eds D. C. Cone, J. H. Brice, T. R. Delbridge and J. B. Myers), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. I was a contributing author to content and performed a significant portion of writing and background research

5. King AM, Aaron CK. Organophosphate and Carbamate Poisoning in Mangement of Hazardous Material Emergencies, Clinics Review Articles: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 33 (2015): 133- 151 (PEER REVIEWED)
I was the primary author and main contributor to content and performed the majority of writing and background research

6. King AM, Aaron CK. Organophosphorus Pesticide Poisoning. Available at: www.smartmedicine.acponline.org. [In press 2015]
I was the primary author updating a previous review module for the American College of Physicians online smart medicine clinical decision support tool.

7. King AM, Menke NB, Katz KD. Toxic Hemoglobinopathies in the Emergency Department. EM Critical Care. 2013 Dec;6(3)
I was the co-author and main contributor to content and performed the majority of writing and research.

8. King AM, Menke NB, Akhtar J. Serotonin Syndrome. First Consult. I was the co-author who performed the half of the writing and background research.

Editorials/Commentaries

1. Menke NB1, Fitzpatrick K, Lynch MJ, King AM. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Due to "Mud Bogging" N Engl J Med. 2015 Sep 10;373(11):1082.

2. Pizon AF, Abesamis M, King AM, Menke N. Prosthetic hip-associated cobalt toxicity. J Med Toxicol. 2013 Dec;9(4):416-7
I was the coauthor and contributed substantially to background research and paper review.

Published Abstracts and Poster Presentations

1. Malone EM, Bisoski LC, King AM, Baltarowich L, Aaron CK. Severe thallium toxicity treated successfully with Prussian Blue and CVVH. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

2. Malone EM, Bisoski LC, King AM, Aaron CK. A case of adult lead toicity in Southeast Michigan (It’s not just the water in Flint). ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

3. Malone EM, Bisoski LC, Smith MP, King AM. An assessment of the diagnostic utility of pediatric methanol and ethylene gluycol levels (Why does it always have to be in a Gatorade bottle?). ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

4. Bisoski LC, King AM. If it is not a toxic alcohol, what is it? ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

5. Bisoski LC, Malone EM, Aaron CK, King AM. A child with severe choreoathetoid movements associated with multiple psychotropic medications. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

6. Bisoski LC, Mrosko J, King AM. West Nile Encephalitis: A mimic of Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

7. King AM, Aaron CK. Stoned by the philosopher: the tragic case of the mercurious neighbor. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 31-April 2, 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Accepted

8. Aaron CK, Schian, D, Malone E, King AM. All that shines is not gold. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Sept 14-16, 2016, Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Hotel. (2016) NACCT Abstracts 2016, Clinical Toxicology, 54:8, 659-811

9. King AM, Nefcy A, Rhayem W, Malone E, Aaron CK. Severe alprazolam withdrawal treated with GABA agenst and ketamine infusion. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Sept 14-16, 2016, Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Hote l(2016) NACCT Abstracts 2016, Clinical Toxicology, 54:8, 659-811

10. Malone E, King AM, Aaron CK. A case series of Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake envenomations. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Sept 14-16, 2016, Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Hotel. (2016) NACCT Abstracts 2016, Clinical Toxicology, 54:8, 659-811

11. Malone E, King AM. Iatrogenic lamotrigine toxicity manifesting as encephalopathy with chorea. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Sept 14-16, 2016, Boston, MA, at the Sheraton Hotel. (2016) NACCT Abstracts 2016, Clinical Toxicology, 54:8, 659-811

12. Malone E, King AM, Baltarowich L, Aaron CK. Successful use of ECMO. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 18-20, 2016, Huntington Beach, CA at the Waterfront Beach Resort.

13. Godderz K, Irving S, King AM, Taylor D. Coffee Ground Pneumonitis and Obstruction – A Case Report. Sinai Grace Research Day, May 21, 2015, Sinai Grace Hospital, Detroit, MI

14. Yanta JY, Boulden JR, King AM, Abesamis MG, Menke NB. Stress- induced cardiomyopathy and delayed fatal dysrhythmia after huffing 1,1,-difluoroethane. EAPCCT Annual Congress, May 2015, St. Julian’s, Malta. Clinical Toxicology (2015), 53, 233–403

15. Menke NB, King AM, Abesamis MG, Lynch ML, Pizon AF. Effects of Medical Toxicology Specialty Care on Length of Stay Following Hospitalization of the Poisoned Patient. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 27-29, 2015 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.

16. Menke NB, King AM, Abesamis MG, Lynch ML, Pizon AF. Effects of Medical Toxicology Specialty Care on Resource Utilization During Hospitalization of the Poisoned Patient. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 27-29, 2015 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.

17. Menke NB, King AM, Abesamis MG, Lynch ML, Pizon AF. An Inpatient Toxicology Service Leads to Increased Hospital Revenue by Significantly Increasing the Number of Transferred Poisoned Patients. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, March 27-29, 2015 at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL.

18. Depp T, King AM, Menke NB, Raja AH, Abesamis MG, Pizon AF. Premature diagnostic closure of metabolic acidosis and hypotension attributed to propylene glycol toxicity in a cirrhotic patient. International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) 27–30 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium

19. Pfeiffer A, King AM, Menke NB, Raja AH, Pizon AF. Bupropion and ethanol co-ingestion presenting with hypotension and focal seizure activity. International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) 27–30 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium

20. Pfeiffer A, King AM, Menke NB, Raja AH, Akhtar JA Katz KK. Reversible cardiomyopathy secondary to citalopram and methadone toxicity. International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) 27–30 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium

21. Madhani NB, King AM, Menke NB, Raja AH, Abesamis MG, Pizon AF. Topiramate-associated heat stroke resulting in disseminated intravascular coagulation. International Congress of the European Association of Poisons Centres and Clinical Toxicologists (EAPCCT) 27–30 May 2014, Brussels, Belgium

22. Fung BJ, Yanta JH, King AM, Pizon AF, Menke NB, Abesamis MG. Vilazodone May Cause Sodium Channel Blockade in Overdose. J Medical Toxicology 2014; 10: 17

23. King AM, Menke NB, Abesamis MG. Volume Overload from Institution of High Dose Insulin Therapy for Calcium Channel-Blocker Poisoning. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, GA, Sept 27 – Oct 2, 2013

24. Grosjean E, Menke NB, Raja AH, King AM, Pizon AF. Neuroleptic malignant syndrome toxidrome mimic: A case report. EAPCCT Annual Congress, Copenhagen, May 28-31, 2014

25. Menke NB, King AM, Raja AH, Katz KD. Alcoholic ketoacidosis: highest reported serum lactate level. EAPCCT Annual Congress, Copenhagen, May 28-31, 2014

26. Swartzentruber G, King AM, Yanta J, Menke NB, Pizon AF. SerotoninSyndrome Precipitated by Methylene Blue Administration for Treatment of Methemoglobinemia. ACMT Annual Scientific Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, March 28-30, 2014

27. Gerstman J, King AM, Menke NB, Johnston JR, Lynch MJ, Pizon AF. Hemodialysis as a Treatment for Severe Phenytoin Toxicity. Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Atlanta, GA, Sept 27 – Oct 2, 2013

28. Menke NB, King AM, Katz KK, Abesamis MG, Lynch MJ, Pizon AF. “Adjunct Ketamine Use in the Management of Severe Alcohol Withdrawal: A Case Series.” American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

29. Menke NB, King AM, Katz KK, Abesamis MG, Lynch ML, Pizon AF. Failure of Dexmedetomidine to Adequately Sedate a Patient with Anti- Muscarinic Toxicity. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

30. Menke NB, Conroy M*, King AM, Lynch ML. Laundry Detergent Colitis. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

31. Menke NB, LaRochelle N*, Weiss L*, King AM, Pizon AF. Defibrillation as the Primary Treatment in Benzonatate Overdose. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

32. King AM, Shulman J, Menke NB, Abesamis MG. Intentional Lamotrigine Overdose Leading to Prolonged Elevation in Serum Lamotrigine Concentrations and Serotonin Syndrome. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

33. King AM, Davidson C*, Menke NB, Katz KK. Methemoglobinemia in a Child with Short Gut Syndrome and Bacterial Overgrowth. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

34. King AM, Escajeda J*, Menke NB, Pizon AF. Continuous Octreotide Infusion Effectively Prevents Hypoglycemia in Resistant Pediatric Sulfonylurea Toxicity. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

35. King AM, Farkas A*, Menke NB, Ahktar J, Lynch ML. First Reported Case of Fentanyl-Associated Hearing Loss. American College of Medical Toxicology Scientific Meeting, Puerto Rico, March 15-17

36. Yanta J*, Menke NB, King AM, Pizon AF. “Refractory Hypoglycemia in an Acetaminophen, Acetyl-salicylic Acid, and Glyburide Overdose.” Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

37. Menke NB, King AM, Katz KK, Abesamis MG, Lynch MJ, Pizon AF. “Adjunct Ketamine Use in the Management of Severe Alcohol Withdrawal: A Case Series.” Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

38. Prigge D*, King AM, Menke NB, Pizon AF. "Normal MRI with symptoms and diagnosis of subacute combined degenergation from nitrous oxide abuse.” Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

39. King AM, Tillack L*, Menke NB, Pizon AF, Abesamis MG. 5- Oxoprolinemia may not be the only cause of undifferentiated anion gap metabolic acidosis in the setting of acetaminophen use." Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

40. King AM, Menke NB, Katz KD, Pizon AF. "4-Aminopyridine: A Novel Toxidrome." Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

41. King AM, Menke NB, Katz, KK. "Am I blue? Highest reported methemoglobin level after boiler water ingestion." Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

42. King AM, Crim WS*, Menke NB, Pizon AF. "Pygmy rattlesnake Envenomation Successfully Treated with Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab Antivenom." Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

43. King AM, Escajeda J*, Menke NB, Pizon AF, Abesamis MG, Lynch MJ. "Verification of Vitamin-K Dependent Factor Activity for Marker of Brodifacoum Poisoning." Annual Meeting of the North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, Las Vegas, NV, October 1-6, 2012

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications


1. King AM. Movement Festival Bulletin on Drugs of Abuse. Detroit Medical Center. Children’s Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center. May 14, 2015.

2. Ehle R, Courage C, King AM. Wallenberg syndrome in a young, healthy woman: a case report. Michigan Emergency Medicine News & Views. [Accepted]

3. King AM. Movement Festival Bulletin on Drugs of Abuse. Detroit Medical Center. Children’s Hospital of Michigan Regional Poison Control Center. May 14, 2014.

4. King AM, Menke NB, Pizon AF. Articles You Might Have Missed. Journal of Medical Toxicology. June 2013, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 212- 214
I was the co-author who performed half of the writing and background research.

5. King AM, Escajeda J, Menke NB, Pizon AF, Lynch MJ. Vitamin K- dependent Factor Activity for Brodifacoum Poisoning. Emergency Medicine News, Nov 2013.
I was a coauthor and main contributor to manuscript preparation.

Other Information

 MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

National Association of American Clinical Toxicologists (NACCT)
2011-present

American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)
2011-present

American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT)
2011-present

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
2008-present

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)
2008-present

Alpha Omega Alpha, Washington University in St. Louis Chapter
2008-present

American Medical Association
2004-present

Emergency Medicine Resident Association
2008-2011