Eric L Legome, MD
- SITE CHAIR, DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE MOUNT SINAI ST. LUKES | Mount Sinai West
- PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
Dr. Eric Legome is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Chair of Emergency Medicine of the Mount Sinai West and Morningside Hospital’s Departments of Emergency Medicine and the Vice Chair for Academic Affairs for the Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine System. He trained in emergency medicine at the Denver Affiliated Residency after completing an internship in general surgery at Emory University Hospitals in Atlanta. He completed college at Emory University and medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Legome has held multiple clinical and administrative leadership positions in Emergency Medicine, including Chief of Service at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, Chair of Emergency Medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital Manhattan, residency director of the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medical Residency and associate residency director of the Harvard MGH/BWH Emergency Medicine Training Program.
A noted author and lecturer, Dr. Legome is active in leadership roles in national emergency medicine societies and has spoken nationally and internationally regarding the emergency medical perspective on traumatic emergencies. He has authored multiple publications on trauma, administration, and public health as related to Emergency Medicine. He has been devoted to resident and student education and mentoring throughout his career. He sits on the editorial and review boards of multiple journals and specialty publications, is the Co-Editor of the Cambridge University Press multidisciplinary trauma textbook, Trauma: A Comprehensive Emergency Medicine Approach, and is a section editor for a trauma column in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.
BA, Emory University
MD, Tho Ohio State University College of Medicine