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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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Hi, I'm Dr. Glenn Birnbaum, a residency-trained, board-certified Emergency Medicine Specialist and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. In addition to over 30 years' experience in clinical practice as an emergency physician, I have extensive additional experience as core faculty for an emergency medicine residency training program, leadership of several high-volume, high-acuity emergency departments, and leadership of a large regional Emergency Physician group.

I specialize in Emergency Room Failure to Diagnose cases and have assisted attorneys in 50-100 personal injury and medical malpractice cases, including frequent trial and deposition testimony in federal court and state courts nationwide.

As an emergency medicine expert, I diligently review the facts of the matter at hand, identify all the relevant issues, and provide an extensive analysis of the matter. Hallmarks of my work as an expert include: clear, consistent, well-supported opinions, explanation of complex medical concepts in a way attorneys and jurors understand, a sincere and professional demeanor, attention to detail, and easy accessibility (I return messages the same or next day).

Thanks for your interest in reviewing my credentials; I look forward working with you on an upcoming emergency medicine or personal injury matter.


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:

Pain and suffering,
Motor vehicle accident,
Heart Attack,
Myocardial Infarction,
Aortic Dissection,
Pulmonary Embolism,
Aortic Aneurysm,
Ischemic Bowel,
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage,
Cauda Equina Syndrome,

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 core teaching faculty for an emergency medicine residency program.
Leadership experience in hospital and medical group management.
Experienced emergency medicine expert witness retained by both plaintiff and defense in 50-100 cases.
Frequent testimony at deposition and trial in federal court and in state court nationwide.
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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