Christopher B Brooks, MD, FACEP

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Residency Director and Director of Recruiting Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine


  • Undergraduate: United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1976
  • B.A., The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 1978
  • M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1982


  • Residency, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C., 1985

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor

Honors and Awards

  • Graduated Johns Hopkins University with Honors
  • Dean’s List, Johns Hopkins University
  • Dean’s List, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Superintendent’s List, U.S. Naval Academy
  • Third Place Award, Student Paper Competition,
  • Fifth Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care, 1981
  • American College of Emergency Physicians Recognition of Service Award, 1988
  • Pastoral Care Award, St. Louis University Hospital, 1998
  • AAMC Medical Education Research Certification (MERC), 2010

Recent Publications

Papers published, in press, or accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals

  1. Hirst B, Stair T, Horowitz BZ, and Brooks C: Toxic Shock Syndrome from Staphylococcal Pharyngitis. ENT 1984; 63:494-497. (Case Report)
  2. Lewis LL, Lasater LC, and Brooks CB: Are Emergency Physicians Too Stingy With Analgesics? Southern Medical Journal 1994; 87:7-9.
  3. Larson MJ, Brooks CB, Leary WC, and Lewis LL: Can Urinary Nitrite Results be used to Guide Antimicrobial Choice for Urinary Tract Infection? Journal of Emergency Medicine 1997; 15:435-438.
  4. Schwarz ES, Mullins ME, Brooks CB: Ciguatera Poisoning Successfully Treated with Delayed Mannitol. Ann Emerg Med. 2008 Oct; 52(4): 476-7.
  5. Simon JR, Padela AI, Brooks CB: A Return to Virtue. Acad Emerg Med. 2009 Jan; 16(1): 63-66.

Book chapters, monographs, review articles, case reports, on-line articles.

  1. Brooks C, Ethics in Action. SAEM Newsletter 2010 Mar/Apr; 25(2):7
  2. Brooks C, Yes, We Do Give Frequent Flyer (S)Miles. Virtual Mentor 2009 Mar, 11(3): 257-261 (
  3. Brooks C, Enforcing Patient Copays. Virtual Mentor 2011 Aug, 13(8): 534-538. (