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Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Glenn Birnbaum, MD FACEP

Serving clients nationally
Austin, Texas

Phone(908) 419-8083


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Dr. Glenn Birnbaum uses his 30 years' experience as a board-certified emergency physician to provide attorneys with guidance they need to understand the medical issues and standard of care in complex emergency medicine malpractice cases. Retained by both plaintiff and defense in over 50 cases with over 20 testimonies at deposition or trial.


Dr. Birnbaum focuses on “Failure to Diagnose” claims in emergency medicine / ER and has assisted attorneys as an emergency medicine expert witness in matters such as:

Heart attack, Myocardial infarction (MI)
Aortic dissection
Pulmonary embolism (PE)
Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
Appendicitis (AP)
Ischemic bowel
Stroke (CVA) (TIA)
Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
Cauda equina syndrome
Infectious Diseases (ID)

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Emergency medicine, emergency room, emergency department, failure to diagnose, standard of care, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Aortic Dissection, Pulmonary Embolism, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Ischemic Bowel, Stroke, CVA, TIA, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Infection, Infectious Diseases.


Residency trained and board certified emergency medicine physician.
Clinically practicing Emergency Medicine at major medical centers since 1989.
Experience as teaching faculty for an emergency medicine residency program.
Administrative experience in hospital and medical group management.
Experienced emergency medicine expert witness retained by both plaintiff and defense in 50+ cases 1999 - present with 20+ testimonies at deposition or trial.
Retained by attorneys nationally including New Jersey, Texas, New York, Florida, Connecticut, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Arizona.

Areas Served

All States

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Professional Experience

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Current Medical Licensure New Jersey, Texas


American College of Emergency Physicians


Allegra J, Lavery R, Cody R, Birnbaum GA, Brennan J, Hartman A, Horowitz M, Nashed A, Yablonski M: Magnesium Sulfate in the Treatment of Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation in the Prehospital Setting. Resuscitation 2001; 49:245-249.

Successful Resuscitation and Neurologic Recovery From Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation After Magnesium Sulfate Administration. Ann Emerg Med 1992; 21:92-96.

Cody RP, Weisel CP, Birnbaum G, Lioy PJ: The Effect of Ozone Associated with Summertime Photochemical Smog on the Frequency of Asthma Visits to Hospital Emergency Departments. Environmental Research 1992; 58:184-194.

Birnbaum G, Allegra J, Plosay JJ 3d: Magnesium Sulfate and Torsade de Pointes [letter]. Ann Emerg Med 1989; 18:1256-7.


1988 - 1989 Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey

1986 - 1989 Emergency Medicine Resident
Morristown Memorial Hospital
Morristown, New Jersey

1981 - 1986 Pennsylvania State University / Thomas Jefferson University Combined BS / MD Program
Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Medicine

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