Sanford S Sineff, MD

Sanford S Sineff, MD

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine


  • B.S., Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988-1992
  • Pre-clinical medical education, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, 1992-1994
  • M.D., Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, 1994-1996


  • Residency: Emergency Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, 1996-2000

Licensure and Board Certification

  • ABEM Board certified I Emergency Medicine 2001
  • ATLS/ACLS/PALS Certification

Honors and Awards

  • Golden Stethoscope Award 2003, Recognition for clinical teaching and education of EM residents
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award 2003, Recognition for clinical teaching and education of medical students

Recent Publications

  1. Sineff, Gisondi, Adams “Potassium Metabolism”, Emergency Medicine,, 2008
  2. Sineff, Reichman “Shoulder Joint Dislocation Reduction”, Emergency Medicine Procedures, 2004
  3. Sineff, Handler “Emergency Medicine Informatics: Speed of Information Access” 2004
  4. Sineff, Lorber “Lidocaine Supraorbital Injection as a Treatment for Migraine Headache” 2003 (pending)
  5. Sineff, Halcomb “Traumatic Head Injury Presenting as a Right MCA Stroke” 2003 (pending)
  6. Sineff, Jang, Aubin, Naunheim, “Quick-Look Sonography (QLS): A useful Addition to the Physical Exam of Patients With Non-traumatic Abdominal Pain” The Internet Journal of Emergency Medicine 2003
  7. Sineff, Naunheim, Jang “Trypsinogen as a Marker for Pancreatitis” 2002 (ACEP 2003 Abstract)
  8. Sineff, Aubin, Ferguson, “Washington University Introductory Course for Emergency Ultrasonography”, 2002
  9. Sineff, Aubin, Jang, Hall, “Efficacy of FAST Exam in the Emergency Room”, 2002 Sineff, Lee, Sumner “Validation of Electronic Student Encounter Logs in an Emergency Medicine Clerkship”, 2001
  10. Sineff, “Tricks of the Trade”, Emergency Medicine, 1998