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About Emi Latham, MD
Emi Latham, MD, is a board-certified emergency physician who specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine. Her expertise includes preventing and treating disease and injury in divers and other individuals working in altered atmospheric conditions. Within UC San Diego Health's Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care Program, Dr. Latham assesses a person's fitness to dive, treats diving accidents and uses hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to treat conditions such as decompression illness, carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, non-healing wounds and tissue damage from radiation, burns or infection.
As an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Latham instructs medical students, residents and fellows.
Dr. Latham completed a fellowship in undersea and hyperbaric medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. During her fellowship she trained at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the National Baromedical Services in Columbia, S.C., and Long Beach Memorial Hospital. She completed a residency in emergency medicine at Akron General Medical Center. Dr. Latham earned her medical degree from The Medical College of Ohio. She is board certified in emergency medicine and hyperbaric medicine.
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For more information, see Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care and Emergency Services.
- Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OH
- Akron General Medical Center, Akron, OH
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine