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Toxicology

Medical toxicology is a medical sub-specialty focused on the prevention and treatment of injury and illness from accidental or intentional toxic exposure to drugs, chemicals, poisons, and other harmful environmental agents.    

 

Leading the Region

All BayCare Clinic emergency physicians are trained to handle toxicology issues and will provide a rapid medical response to poisoning and drug-related issues.  As part of our ongoing commitment to provide the best medical care possible, the BayCare Clinic emergency medical team also hosts the region's only toxicology expert, Dr. Jane Witman. 

 

Our emergency room physicians are specifically trained to handle the spectrum of emergency medical care.  To supplement that expertise, Dr. Witman brings an additional specialty in adverse drug reactions.  She is certified by both the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine - Medical Toxicology. 

 

Poisoning, Overdose & More

Medical toxicology experts focus on personal health issues related to:

 

  • Poisoning
  • Drug overdose
  • Exposure to chemicals and hazardous materials
  • Venomous bites and stings
  • Anthrax

In addition, medical toxicologists are knowledgeable and can be instrumental in formulating public policy and practice related to community issues such as:

 

  • Terrorism preparedness
  • Environmental and workplace exposures

BayCare Clinic is committed to providing the best healthcare available.  As part of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists, Dr. Witman provides a depth of knowledge in the field of toxicology that enhances the quality of care we're delivering to Northeast Wisconsin and the Michigan Upper Peninsula.   

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