Paul Auerbach

Emergency medicine doctor

Redlich Family Professor

Emergency Department

  • 900 Quarry Road Extension
  • Stanford, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-723-5111
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine (1981)

Residency: UCLA Medical Center (1980) CA

Internship: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (1978) NH

Medical Education: Duke University School of Medicine (1977) NC

Honors & Awards

DAN/Rolex Diver of the Year, Divers Alert Network (2009)

Hero of Emergency Medicine, American College of Emergency Physicians (2008)

New Orleans Grand Isle (NOGI) Award for Science, The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (2006)

Founders Award, Wilderness Medical Society (2000)

Outstanding Contribution in Education Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (1999)

DAN America Award, Divers Alert Network (1998)

Diver of the Year, Beneath the Sea (2008)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery (1991 - 1995)

Poly-L-Arginine Topical Lotion Tested in a Mouse Model for Frostbite Injury
Auerbach, L. J., DeClerk, B. K., Fathman, C. G., Gurtner, G. C., & Auerbach, P. S. (2014). Poly-L-Arginine Topical Lotion Tested in a Mouse Model for Frostbite Injury. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 25(2), 160-165.

A Novel Mouse Model for Frostbite Injury
Auerbach, L. J., Galvez, M. G., De Clerck, B. K., Glotzbach, J., Wehner, M. R., & Auerbach, P. S. (2013). A Novel Mouse Model for Frostbite Injury. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 24(2), 94-104.

Wilderness Medicine, 6th edition (textbook)
Auerbach PS (editor). (2012). Wilderness Medicine, 6th edition (textbook). Wilderness Medicine, 6th edition (textbook), Elsevier.

Civil-Military Collaboration in the Initial Medical Response to the Earthquake in Haiti
Auerbach, P. S., Norris, R. L., Menon, A. S., Brown, I. P., Kuah, S., & Lawry, L. (2010). Civil-Military Collaboration in the Initial Medical Response to the Earthquake in Haiti. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 362(10).

Physicians and the environment
Auerbach, P. S. (2008). Physicians and the environment. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 299(8), 956-958.

Migraine Headache Confounding the Diagnosis of Acute Mountain Sickness
Karle, F. J., & Auerbach, P. S. (2014). Migraine Headache Confounding the Diagnosis of Acute Mountain Sickness. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 25(1), 60-68.

Core Content for Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Training of Emergency Medicine Graduates
Lipman, G. S., Weichenthal, L., Harris, N. S., McIntosh, S. E., Cushing, T., & Auerbach, P. S. (2014). Core Content for Wilderness Medicine Fellowship Training of Emergency Medicine Graduates. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 21(2), 204-207.

In Reply to Evidence-Based Treatment of Jellyfish Stings in North America and Hawaii
Auerbach, P. S. (2013). In Reply to Evidence-Based Treatment of Jellyfish Stings in North America and Hawaii. ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 61(2), 253-254.

Getting the evidence. The challenge of implementing evidence-based medicine in tough global environments.
Auerbach, P. S. (2012). Getting the evidence. The challenge of implementing evidence-based medicine in tough global environments. Health management technology, 33(12), 18-20.

Prehospital Medical Care and the National Ski Patrol: How Does Outdoor Emergency Care Compare to Traditional EMS Training?
Constance, B. B., Auerbach, P. S., & Johe, D. H. (2012). Prehospital Medical Care and the National Ski Patrol: How Does Outdoor Emergency Care Compare to Traditional EMS Training?. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 23(2), 177-189.

The expanded scope of emergency medical practice necessary for initial disaster response: lessons from Haiti.
Menon, A. S., Norris, R. L., Racciopi, J., Tilson, H., Gardner, J., & Auerbach, P. S. (2012). The expanded scope of emergency medical practice necessary for initial disaster response: lessons from Haiti. Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals, 12(1), 31-36.

Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite
McIntosh, S. E., Hamonko, M., Freer, L., Grissom, C. K., Auerbach, P. S., & Hackett, P. H. (2011). Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Frostbite. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 22(2), 156-166.

Wilderness Medical Society Consensus Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Altitude Illness
Luks, A. M., McIntosh, S. E., Grissom, C. K., Auerbach, P. S., Rodway, G. W., & Hackett, P. H. (2010). Wilderness Medical Society Consensus Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Acute Altitude Illness. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 21(2), 146-155.

In Tribute to Charlie Houston
Rennie, D., Powers, P., Schoene, R. B., Hackett, P., Auerbach, P. S., & Roach, R. C. (2010). In Tribute to Charlie Houston. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 21(2), 89-97.

Environmental Education for Providers and Patients-What's a Doctor to Do?
Auerbach, P. S. (2009). Environmental Education for Providers and Patients-What's a Doctor to Do?. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 20(3), 197-198.

Marine catfish sting causing fatal heart perforation in a fisherman
Haddad, V., de Souza, R. A., & Auerbach, P. S. (2008). Marine catfish sting causing fatal heart perforation in a fisherman. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 19(2), 114-118.

A Case of Elevated Liver Function Tests After Crown-of-Thorns (Acanthaster planci) Envenomation
Lin, B., Norris, R. L., & Auerbach, P. S. (2008). A Case of Elevated Liver Function Tests After Crown-of-Thorns (Acanthaster planci) Envenomation. WILDERNESS & ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE, 19(4), 275-279.

The relevance and future of wilderness medicine.
Auerbach, P. S. (2005). The relevance and future of wilderness medicine. Travel medicine and infectious disease, 3(4), 179-182.

Environmental injuries - Foreword
Leikin, J. B., Aks, S. E., Andrews, S., Auerbach, P. S., Cooper, M. A., & Wiener, S. L. (1997). Environmental injuries - Foreword. DM DISEASE-A-MONTH, 43(12), 813-916.