Carlos García Gubern, MD FACEP-FAAEM

Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Areas and Teaching Appointments
  • ED Attending Physician
  • Hospital Episcopal San Lucas, November 2004-present
  • Associate Professor Ponce School of Medicine
  • Assistant Residency Program Director
  • University of Puerto Rico Emergency Medicine Residency Program November 1999-May 2004
  • Assistant Professor, University of Puerto Rico
    July 2002-September 2004
  • Clinical Instructor
    University of Puerto Rico
    November 1999-June 30 2002

     
Publications
  • Workforce projection for emergency medicine physicians in Puerto Rico: will there be a demand or oversupply?, García-Gubern C, González-Sanchez J. Ann Emerg Med 1998:32:3,S26
    Most common injuries associated to scooters seen in the Emergency Department; García-Gubern, C, Melendez-J, Mercado, J, Boletin Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico;Aug.2004 Vol.96, No 3, pp. 173-77
     

  •  Myocarditis, an adolescent presentation: Case report and review of literature. García-Gubern, C, Colón-Beatriz, Pirazzi, B.; Boletín Asociación Medica de Puerto Rico; Aug.2004 Vol.96, No. 3, pp. 139-46
     

  • Portuguese man of war: Case report. García-Gubern, C, Purcell- Jordán, R, Santiago, T; Boletín Asociación Medica de Puerto Rico; Aug.2004 Vol.96, No. 3, pp. 147-52
     

  • A Junctional Rhythm with retrograde conduction and Bradycardia as a dysrhythmia caused by oral Phenytoin toxicity., Arroyo P, Ortiz-Nolasco, R, García-Gubern, C, Rivera, V; Boletín Asociación Medica de Puerto Rico; Aug.2004 Vol.96, No. 3, pp. 134-38
     

  • Workforce projections for Emergency Medicine in Puerto Rico: a five year follow-up of an evident demand. Garcia-Gubern, C, Colon-Rolón, L, Aponte, M. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol.29, No.1, pp.107-110.2005
     

Abstracts

 Oral and Poster presentations
 

  • Scooters: A prospective study of the most common related trauma. García-Gubern, C, Melendez-J, Fernandez-M, Oral Presentations: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 17, 2001 Primer Simposio de Medicina de Emergencia May 18 2002
    Poster Second International Congress in Emergency Medicine Sept 2003, Barcelona, Spain
     

  • The most common clinical presentation of patients with appendicitis in a university based Emergency Department Garcia-Gubern, Purcell-R, Casanova-Nater, A Oral Presentation ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2001 First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002
    Poster: Second International Congress in Emergency Medicine Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain, Ponce School of Medicine First Scientific Conference May 2005

    • The impact of Hurricane Georges on university, community-based Emergency department. Garcia-Gubern, C, Colón-Rolón, L, Guzman-S, Acosta-H
    Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002 First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002 Emergency Medicine 6th International Congress Bombay, India November 2004 Poster: Second International Congress in Emergency Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain SAEM mid- Atlantic Regional Symposium March 2004 North Carolina, USA SAEM Central Regional Meeting September 10 2004 Milwaukee, USA Ponce School of Medicine First Scientific Conference May 2005
     

  • Retrospective demographic study of suicidal patients in a community hospital Emergency Department. García-Gubern, C Rivera-W, Colón-M, Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002 First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002 Poster: Second International Congress in Emergency Medicine Sept 2003 Barcelona , Spain
     

  • Effect of occupational stress in the international relationships between the health care professionals in an Emergency Department García-Gubern, C, Fernandez. Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002 First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002 Ponce School of Medicine First Scientific Conference May 2005 3rd Place winner
    Poster: Second International Congress in Emergency Medicine Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain
     

  • EMS: Physician on-scene; help or hindrance? Garcia-Gubern Oral: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, 1999
     

  • The most common clinical manifestations of patients with appendicitis in a Hispanic population. Garcia-Gubern, C, Rodriguez-V, Quiñones-D, Oral Presentation ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, 2000
     

  • An AMI (American Myocardial Infarct) in Puerto Rico. García-Gubern, C, Lopez, J. Oral Presentation ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, 2001
     

  • Tetanus: Two case reports and review of literature García-Gubern, C, Barrios, R, Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2001
     

  • A case of cornual interstitial pregnancy. Case report and review of literature. García-Gubern, C , Lopez-J, Arrillaga, E, Oral Presentation ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2001, Poster: First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Second International Congress in Emergency Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain
     

  • Poisonous snake in Puerto Rico? Aesophis portorricensis: A case report and review of literature. Garcia-Gubern, Rivera, V, Rocafort, A, Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2000 Poster: First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Second International Congress in Emergency Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain
     

  • Myocarditis as acute myocardial infarct and adolescent presentation: Case report and review of literature Colón-Beatriz, García-Carlos Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002 Poster: First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Second International Congress in Emergency September 2003, Spain
     

  • Portuguese man of war case reports and review of literature. García-Gubern, C, Purcell- Jordan, R, Santiago Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002, First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 2002 ,
    Poster : First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Second International Congress in Emergency Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain
     

  • A Junctional Rhythm with Bradycardia and retrograde conduction secondary to Oral Phenytoin Intoxication: A Case Report and review of literature Garcia-Gubern, Arroyo, Rivera, V Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2001, Poster: First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Emergency Medicine 6th International Congress Bombay, India November 2004
     

  • Emphysematous Pyelonephritis: An unusual presentation and review of literature Garcia-Gubern, C, Soto, F. Poster: First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 18, 2002, Emergency Medicine 6th International Congress Bombay, India November 2004, Oral Presentation: SAEM mid-Atlantic Symposium October 1 2004 Washington, DC, USA
     

  • Emergency Medicine Physicians Workforce in Puerto Rico: up date of a continuing shortage Garcia-Gubern, C, Colon-Rolon, L.: Oral Presentation: ACEP, PR Chapter Annual Meeting, June 2002, First Symposium in Emergency Medicine May 2002, Poster: Second International Congress in Emergency Sept 2003 Barcelona, Spain

     

Presentations

Approach to the patient in the Emergency Department, PR ACEP Annual Meeting, June,2002, HESL-PSM TY Residents 2004, 2005

  •  Introduction to medical toxicology MSII, Medical Sciences Campus, 2000-2004

  •  Trauma in Pregnancy ATLS 2003-2004

  •  Educator’s Portfolio Faculty EMRP, 2003

  • Toxicology Emergency in Emergency Medicine Nursing Certification Course, 2001

  • Orthopedic Emergency

  • Central Venous Access in Emergency Medicine PR ACEP, Feb.2003

  • Maxillofacial and dental Emergencies EMRP, July 2004

  • Multiple Body Traumas EMRP, July 2004

  • Research Moderator ACEP Annual-Semi-Annual conventions 2002-2004

  • Pediatric Fever EMRP2000-2004

  • Pediatric In –service review EMRP 2000-2004

  • Congestive Heart Failure Introductory Block EMRP 2000-2004

  • Conscious Sedation in the ED EMRP 2001-2004

  • Sleep Deprivation HESL New Resident Orientation, IM, Peds, OB/GYN Residents and Faculty 2005

  • ATLS-ACLS Instructor

  • Initial Management of the Trauma patient Sept 2005 Emergency Nursing course HESL

  • Initial Management of the Burn patient Sept 2005 Emergency Nursing course HESL