Gregory M Polites, MD

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

Education

  • B.S.B.A.: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1988
  • Medical Degree: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 1996

Training

  • Postgraduate: Research Fellowship, Surgical Research Institute (SRI), Saint Louis University Health Sciences, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993
  • Residency: Diagnostic Radiology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1998
  • Residency: Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2002

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Medical Physician & Surgeon, State of Missouri
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support – Instructor Certified

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Stethoscope Award for Outstanding Clinical Teaching Washington University Emergency Medicine Residency, 2004-2005
  • Course Master of the Year Award – Class of 2014 Washington University School of Medicine, 2010-2011
  • Course Master of the Year Award – Class of 2015 Washington University School of Medicine, 2011-2012
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award – Class of 2014 Washington University School of Medicine, 2012-2013
  • Course Master of the Year Award – Class of 2016 Washington University School of Medicine, 2012-2013
  • Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership in Medical Education Award Washington University School of Medicine, 2013
  • Distinguished Teaching Award – Class of 2017 Washington University School of Medicine, 2013-2014
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year Award – Class of 2016 Washington University School of Medicine, 2015-2016
  • Stanley Lang Lecturer of the Year Award – Class of 2018 Washington University School of Medicine, 2015-2016

Recent Publications

  1. Longo, W.E., Chandel, B., Niehoff, M.L., Robinson, S., Polites, G., Vernava, A.M., Kaminski, D.L.: Effect of platelet-activating factor and its antagonists on colonic dysmotility and tissue levels of colonic neuropeptides. Europ J. Pharm 256(1): R1-R3, April, 1994.
  2. Deshpande, Y., Longo, W.E., Chandel, B., Niehoff, M.L., Robinson, S., Polites, G., Vernava, A.M., Kaminski, D.L.: Effect of platelet-activating factor (PAF) and its antagonists on colonic dysmotility and tissue levels of colonic neuropeptides. Gastroenterology 106(4): A487, April, 1994.
  3. Longo, W.E., Polites, G., Vernava, A.M., Deshpande, Y., Niehoff, M.L., Chandel, B., Kulkarni, A., Kaminski, D.L.; Platelet-activating factor mediated trinitrobenzene induced colitis. Prostaglandins,Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 51:419-424, December,1994.
  4. Longo, W.E., Carter, J.D., Chandel, B., Niehoff, M., Standeven, J., Deshpande, Y., Vernava, A.M., Polites, G., Kulkarni, A.D., Kaminski, D.L.: Evidence for a colonic PAF receptor. J Surg Research 58:12-18, January, 1995.
  5. Jang, T., Polites, G., Docherty, M., Lewis, L.,: Emergency Department Venous Ultrasound – Fast and Accurate? Society of Academic Emergency Medicine Midwest Regional Research Forum, September, 2001.
  6. Jang, T., Polites, G., Docherty, M., & Aubin, C. Resident performed compression ultrasound for the evaluation of proximal lower extremity deep vein thrombosis: fast, accurate, and timely. Society Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Research Forum, (Boston), May, 2003.
  7. Jang, T., Docherty, M., Aubin, C., Polites, G.: Resident-performed Compression Ultrasonography for the Detection of Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis: Fast and Accurate. Acad Emerg Med 11: 319-322, March 2004.