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About Aaron Schneir, MD
Aaron Schneir, MD, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist. He treats patients in the emergency department and urgent care, including those with life-threatening or critical conditions. His care may include evaluation, resuscitation, stabilization, and referring patients to appropriate medical departments. As a medical toxicologist, he also provides bedside assessment and management of both inpatients and outpatients with poisonings, overdoses, bites, stings, and related illnesses.
As a professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Schneir instructs medical students, residents and fellows at UC San Diego School of Medicine. His research interests include the toxicity of synthetic opioids and loperamide misuse.
His has co-authored articles that have appeared in peer-reviewed publications including the Journal of Emergency Medicine, Clinical Toxicology and Pediatric Emergency Care.
Dr. Schneir completed a fellowship in medical toxicology at UC San Diego School of Medicine. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at UC Davis School of Medicine, where he also served as chief resident. He earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He is board certified in emergency medicine and medical toxicology.
Outside of work, Dr. Schneir enjoys reading and staying active through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, snowboarding and bodybuilding.
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- University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA
- UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Emergency Medicine
- Medical Toxicology