S. V. Mahadevan

Emergency medicine doctor

Associate Professor of Surgery (Emergency Medicine) at Stanford University Medical Center

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 (1998)

Residency: Olive View - UCLA Medical Center (1996) CA

Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (1993) CA

Medical Education: UCLA School of Medicine (1992) CA

BS, UC Riverside, Biomedical Sciences (1988)

MD, UCLA School of Medicine, Medicine (1992)

Honors & Awards

4th Lifeline-AAEMI Award for EMS (India), Lifeline, American Academy for Emergency Medicine in India (2013)

Save of the Month (July), Stanford University Emergency Department (2013)

SEMI Excellence Award, Emergency Medical Services, Society of Emergency Medicine in India (SEMI) (2012)

ACEP National Faculty Teaching Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (2012)

Arthur L. Bloomfield Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Clinical Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2012)

Denise M. O"Leary Award for Excellence, Board of Directors, Stanford Hospital and Clinics (2012)

2011 California EMS Authority: Team Award (International), California EMS Authority (2011)

CAL ACEP Education Award, California American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2011)

Stanford Biodesign Faculty Teaching Award, Stanford Biodesign (2008)

Award for Outstanding Community Service/Dedicated Leadership/ Contributions to Improving India's EMS, Osmania Gandhi Kakatiya Medical Alumni Assoc. (OGKMA) (2007)

ACEP 2006-2007 Honorable Mention Outstanding Speaker of the Year Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2006-2007)

Winter Emergency Medicine Bedside Teaching Award, Stanford- Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program (2007)

AMWA 2006 Book Award Winner: Physician's Category: An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine, American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) (2006)

50 Outstanding UC Riverside Students, 50th Anniversary of the UC Riverside Alumni Association (2006)

ACEP 2004-2005 Scientific Assembly Rookie Speaker of the Year Award, American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2004-2005)

Council of Residency Directors (CORD) Faculty Teaching Award, Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD) (2003)

Innovations in Emergency Medicine Exhibit (IEME) Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) (2003)

Fall Emergency Medicine Bedside Teaching Award, Stanford- Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program (2003)

2002-2003 Emergency Medicine Bedside Teaching Award, Stanford-Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency (2002-2003)

Spring Emergency Medicine Bedside Teaching Award, Stanford- Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program (2001)

Administrative Appointments

Associate Chief, Stanford Division of Emergency Medicine (2000 - 2012)

Medical Director, Stanford Univeristy Emergency Department (2000 - 2012)

Director, Stanford Emergency Medicine International, Stanford University School of Medicine (2000 - Present)

Director, Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - Present)

Course Director, Surgery 313A, Medical Student Clerkship in Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine (1999 - 2006)

Course Director, Surgery 220, Introduction to Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medcine (2000 - 2008)

Director, International Visiting Scholar's Program, Stanford Emergency Medicine International (SEMI) (2000 - 2008)

PHYSICIAN IDENTIFICATION AND PATIENT SATISFACTION IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: ARE THEY RELATED?
Mercer, M. P., Hernandez-Boussard, T., Mahadevan, S. V., & Strehlow, M. C. (2014). PHYSICIAN IDENTIFICATION AND PATIENT SATISFACTION IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT: ARE THEY RELATED?. JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 46(5), 711-718.

INDIAN AND UNITED STATES PARAMEDIC STUDENTS: COMPARISON OF EXAMINATION PERFORMANCE FOR THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) TRAINING
Goodwin, T., Delasobera, B. E., Strehlow, M., Camacho, J., Koskovich, M., & Mahadevan, S. V. (2012). INDIAN AND UNITED STATES PARAMEDIC STUDENTS: COMPARISON OF EXAMINATION PERFORMANCE FOR THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT (ACLS) TRAINING. JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 43(2), 298-302.

PENETRATING CARDIAC INJURY FROM A WOODEN KNITTING NEEDLE
Hsia, R. Y., Mahadevan, S. V., & Brundage, S. I. (2012). PENETRATING CARDIAC INJURY FROM A WOODEN KNITTING NEEDLE. JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 43(1), 116-119.

Airway Management
Mahadevan S, & Sovndal S. (2012). Airway Management. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd edition).

Ear pain
Gilbert G, & Mahadevan S. (2012). Ear pain. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd edition).

An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd Edition)
Mahadevan SV, & Garmel GM. (2012). An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd Edition).

Abdominal Pain
Mahadevan S. (2012). Abdominal Pain. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd edition).

Low Back Pain
Herbert M, Lanctot-Herbert M, & Mahadevan S. (2012). Low Back Pain. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine (2nd edition).

Pediatric Cervical Spine Tutorial
Mahadevan S. (2011). Pediatric Cervical Spine Tutorial. In Wang NE (Editor): Handbook of Pediatric Emergencies.

Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries
Mewaldt K, & Mahadevan S. (2011). Pediatric Cervical Spine Injuries. In Wang NE (Editor): Handbook of Pediatric Emergencies.

Emergency Airway Management
Mahadevan S. (2011). Emergency Airway Management. In Auerbach PS (Editor): Wilderness Medicine (6th Edition).

Evaluating the efficacy of simulators and multimedia for refreshing ACLS skills in India
Delasobera, B. E., Goodwin, T. L., Strehlow, M., Gilbert, G., D'Souza, P., & Mahadevan, S. V. (2010). Evaluating the efficacy of simulators and multimedia for refreshing ACLS skills in India. RESUSCITATION, 81(2), 217-223.

Maxillofacial and Neck Injury
Hale RG, Hayes DK, Orloff G, Peterson J, Powers D, & Mahadevan S. (2010). Maxillofacial and Neck Injury. In Savitsky ES (editor): Combat Casualty Care: Lessons Learned in OEF & OIF.

Development of a Self-Sustaining Paramedic Educational Program in India: The Stanford-GVK EMRI Partnership
Mahadevan S, & Strehlow M. (2010). Development of a Self-Sustaining Paramedic Educational Program in India: The Stanford-GVK EMRI Partnership. EMS India.

Cervical Spine Fractures
Mower W, Hoffman JR, & Mahadevan S. (2009). Cervical Spine Fractures. In Wolfson AB (Editor): Harwood Nuss? Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (5th edition).

Eye Medications
Schertzer K, & Mahadevan S. (2009). Eye Medications. In Wolfson AB (Editor): Harwood Nuss? Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (5th edition).

Discordance rates between preliminary and final radiology reports on cross-sectional imaging studies at a level 1 trauma center
Stevens, K. J., Griffiths, K. L., Rosenberg, J., Mahadevan, S., Zatz, L. M., & Leung, A. Nc. (2008). Discordance rates between preliminary and final radiology reports on cross-sectional imaging studies at a level 1 trauma center. ACADEMIC RADIOLOGY, 15(10), 1217-1226.

Internationalizing the Broselow tape: How reliable is weight estimation in Indian children
Ramarajan, N., Krishnamoorthi, R., Strehlow, M., Quinn, J., & Mahadevan, S. V. (2008). Internationalizing the Broselow tape: How reliable is weight estimation in Indian children. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 15(5), 431-436.

Internationalizing the broselow tape: How reliable is weight estimation in Indian children?
Ramaralan, N., Krishnamoorthi, R., Strehlow, M., Quinn, J., & Mahadevan, S. (2008). Internationalizing the broselow tape: How reliable is weight estimation in Indian children?. ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 51(4), 512-513.

Expedition Orthopedics
Gianotti A, & Mahadevan S. (2008). Expedition Orthopedics. In Bledsoe GH (Editor): Expedition Medicine.

Issues and Solutions in Introducing Western Systems to Prehospital Care Systems in Japan.
Suzuki T, Nishida M, Suzuki Y, Kobayashi K, & Mahadevan S. (2008). Issues and Solutions in Introducing Western Systems to Prehospital Care Systems in Japan. WestJEM, 9.

Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury
Lin M, & Mahadevan S. (2008). Spine Trauma and Spinal Cord Injury. In Adams J (Editor): Emergency Medicine: Expert Consult: Online and Print.

Effects of implementing a rapid admission policy in the ED
Quinn, J. V., Mahadevan, S. V., Eggers, G., Ouyang, H., & Norris, R. (2007). Effects of implementing a rapid admission policy in the ED. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 25(5), 559-563.

Annotated Bibliography of Blast Injury.
Strehlow M, Mahadevan S, & Savitsky E. (2007). Annotated Bibliography of Blast Injury. Blast Injury Educational Curriculum for Healthcare providers in Egypt..

Clinical Assessment of Hypovolemia.
Strehlow M, & Mahadevan S. (2007). Clinical Assessment of Hypovolemia. Emergency Medicine Practice?s The 2007Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA) Study Guide..

Emergency Airway Management
Mahadevan S. (2007). Emergency Airway Management. In Auerbach PS (Editor): Wilderness Medicine (5th Edition).

Adolescent Violence, Sikh Religion and Hate Crimes
Mahadevan S. (2006). Adolescent Violence, Sikh Religion and Hate Crimes. Case Based Cultural Competency Curriculum in Emergency Medicine..

Ultrasound-Guided Procedural Training Using Emerging Technologies
Savitsky E, & Mahadevan S. (2006). Ultrasound-Guided Procedural Training Using Emerging Technologies. Acad Emerg Med, 25.

Importance, Advances and Impact of an International Emergency Trauma Care Education Program. Indian Emergency Journal.
Mahadevan S. (2005). Importance, Advances and Impact of an International Emergency Trauma Care Education Program. Indian Emergency Journal. Indian Emergency Journal, 1(1).

Importance, Advances and Impact of an International Emergency Trauma Care Education Program.
Mahadevan SV. (2005). Importance, Advances and Impact of an International Emergency Trauma Care Education Program. Indian Emergency Journal, 1(1).

Cervical Spine Fractures
Mower W, Hoffman JR, & Mahadevan S:. (2005). Cervical Spine Fractures. Harwood Nuss? Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine (4th edition)..

Ear pain
Gilbert G, & Mahadevan SV. (2005). Ear pain. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine.

Airway Management
Mahadevan SV, & Sovndal S. (2005). Airway Management. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine.

Abdominal Pain
Mahadevan SV. (2005). Abdominal Pain. In Mahadevan S (Editor) & Garmel G (Co-editor): An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine.

An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine: Guide for Practitioners in the Emergency Department (First Edition)
Mahadevan SV, & Garmel GM. (2005). An Introduction to Clinical Emergency Medicine: Guide for Practitioners in the Emergency Department (First Edition).

Emergency department orientation utilizing web-based streaming video
Mahadevan, S. V., Gisondi, M. A., Sovndal, S. S., & Gilbert, G. H. (2004). Emergency department orientation utilizing web-based streaming video. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 11(8), 848-852.

Evaluation and Clearance of the Cervical Spine in Adult Trauma Patients: Clinical Concepts, Controversies and Advances: Part 2
Mahadevan SV, & Navarro M. (2004). Evaluation and Clearance of the Cervical Spine in Adult Trauma Patients: Clinical Concepts, Controversies and Advances: Part 2. Trauma Reports, 5(5).

Evaluation and Clearance of the Cervical Spine in Adult Trauma Patients: Clinical Concepts, Controversies and Advances: Part 1
Mahadevan SV, & Navarro M. (2004). Evaluation and Clearance of the Cervical Spine in Adult Trauma Patients: Clinical Concepts, Controversies and Advances: Part 1. Trauma Reports, 5(4).

Cervical Spine Injury in Blunt Trauma
Mahadevan SV. (2003). Cervical Spine Injury in Blunt Trauma. Emergency Medicine Practice?s The 2004 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA) Study Guide..

Knee Injuries.
Garza D, & Mahadevan SV. (2003). Knee Injuries. Emergency Medicine Practice?s The 2004 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment (LLSA) Study Guide..

The outstanding medical student in emergency medicine
Mahadevan, S., & Garmel, G. M. (2001). The outstanding medical student in emergency medicine. ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 8(4), 402-403.

Ocular Trauma
Mahadevan SV, & Savitsky E. (2001). Ocular Trauma. Trauma Reports, 2(4).

Traumatic Ocular Injuries and Visual Loss
Mahadevan SV. (1999). Traumatic Ocular Injuries and Visual Loss. Hospital Physician: Emergency Medicine Board Review Manuak, 5(1).

Interrater reliability of cervical spine injury criteria in patients with blunt trauma
Mahadevan, S., Mower, W. R., Hoffman, J. R., Peeples, N., Goldberg, W., & Sonner, R. (1998). Interrater reliability of cervical spine injury criteria in patients with blunt trauma. ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 31(2), 197-201.

Nontraumatic Ocular Emergencies.
Mahadevan SV. (1998). Nontraumatic Ocular Emergencies. Hospital Physician: Emergency Medicine Board Review Manuak, 4(3).

ADENOSINE FOR THE PREHOSPITAL TREATMENT OF PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA
Gausche, M., Persse, D. E., SUGARMAN, T., Shea, S. R., PALMER, G. L., & Niemann, J. T. (1994). ADENOSINE FOR THE PREHOSPITAL TREATMENT OF PAROXYSMAL SUPRAVENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA. ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, 24(2), 183-189.