Charles A. Preston, M.D.
Date of birth: October 24, 1956
Place of birth: Covington, Kentucky
Citizenship: USA Married to M. Lisa Leonard, M.D.
Two daughters, Mary Grace Chenoweth Preston & Carolyn Beth Crockett Preston
Presently residing in Slidell, La.
1975-76 Rollins College, Winter Park, Fla.
1976-79 Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, La
Bachelor of Science, 1979, Psychology / Chemistry
Medical Education / Licensure/ Certifications
1981-85 Louisiana State University School of Medicine
New Orleans, La., received M.D., 1985
Medical Licensure: Louisiana Granted in 1985. License number 018284
1985-86 Intern, General Surgery, LSUMC/Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La.
1986-88 Resident, Emergency Medicine, LSUMC/Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La. 1989 Board Certified, American Board of Emergency Medicine (re-certified 1998, 2012)
2011, completed COLA Symposium for Clinical Laboratories Laboratory Director Qualification Program
2012, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine: The Commercial Driver Medical Examination
Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Provider, Advanced Trauma Life Support
Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Retired from clinical practice November, 2014
Attending Physician / Owner, Doctors Urgent Care, Slidell La.
Referral staff at Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ocshner Hospital Northshore (resigned from Ocshner 2014)
Attending Physician in Emergency Department East Jefferson General Hospital
Attending Physician in Emergency Department Slidell Memorial Hospital
Attending Physician in Emergency Department MCL/ Charity Hospital
2014- Elected Coroner, St. Tammany Parish
2003- present, Co-owner, Doctors Urgent Care, Slidell, La.
2003- 2014,, Laboratory Director, Doctors Urgent Care, Slidell, La
2003- 2014, Staff Physician, Doctors’ Hospital of Slidell (dba Cypress Pointe East), Slidell, La. 2003- 2004, Medical Director, Doctors’ Hospital of Slidell, Slidell La.
1988-2015, Slidell Memorial Hospital, Slidell, La.
2000- 2003, Staff Physician, East Jefferson General Hospital, Metairie, La.
1988-2004, Staff Physician, Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La.
1988-90 Staff Physician, Humana Hospital, New Orleans, La.
1988-90 Staff Physician, Hotel Dieu Hospital, New Orleans, La.
1986-88 Staff Physician, Plaquemine Parish Hospital, Port Sulphur, La.
1986-88 Staff Physician, East Ascension Hospital, Gonzalez, La.
1997 - 2003, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, La.
1991- 1997, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, LSU School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, La.
1990-91 Instructor, LSU School of Medicine, Dept. of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, New Orleans, La.
Professional Organizations (past and present)
Member, Urgent Care Association of America
Fellow, American Academy of Emergency Medicine
Member, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Member, Society for Airway Management
1994 Emergency Medicine Residents Association, Faculty Member of the Year
Peer reviewed journals:
Aortic Calcification on Plain Chest Radiograph Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease. Li J, Galvin H, Johnson S, Langston C, Sclamberg J, Preston CA. Chest 121/ 5. May 2002
Indications for Computed Tomography in Patients with Minor Head Trauma. Haydel, MJ, Preston, CA, Mills TJ, Luber S ,Bladeau E, DeBlieux, PMC. The New England Journal of Medicine. Vol 343, No 2, July 13, 2000, Pg 100-105.
Complications of Emergency Intubation With and Without Paralysis. Li J, Murphy-Lavoie H, Bugas C, Martinez J, Preston C. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Vol 17, No 2. March 1999, Pg 141-43.
Reduction of "Callbacks" to the ED Due To Discrepancies in Plain Radiograph Interpretation. Preston CA, Marr JJ, Amaraneni KK, Suthar BS. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol 16, No.2, March, 1998. Pg 160-162
Ileocolic Intussusception Secondary to a Lipoma in an Adult. Bui DQ, Preston CA, Stafford UT, Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol 4, No. 7, July 1997. Pg 758-760.
Hypotension, Myocardial Infarction, and Coagulopathy Following Gila Monster Bite. Preston CA. The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol 7,1989. Pg 37-40.
The Influence of Gender and Use of Barium Enema on Morbidity in Acute Appendicitis. Preston CA, Karch SB. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol 7., No. 3, 1989. Pg 253-255.
Abstracts published in peer reviewed journals:
Complications and Deviations from Protocol Based Rapid Sequence Intubation. Marvez-Valles EG, Killeen JP, Martinez J, Preston C, Kochinsky J. (Abstract) Academic Emergency Medicine. Vol 6, No 5. May 1999. Presented at The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston Massachusetts. May 23,1999.
A Prospective Evaluation of the Utility of Computerized Tomography in Minor Head injury Patients. Haydell M, Preston, CA. (Abstract) Academic Emergency Medicine. Vol 6, No 5. May 1999. Presented at The Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Boston Massachusetts. May 23,1999.
Radioopaque Kideny Stones, a 1990's Perspective. (Abstract). Roycraft EL. Preston CA, Amaraneni KK. Academic Emergency Medicine. 1998 (presented at SAEM, Chicago).
Rapid Sequence Intubation for the Emergency Physician, New Orleans Emergency Medicine Seminar, May 25, 1995 (released on Audio Digest, Emergency Medicine , Vol 12, No. 20, October 16, 1995
Chapter in on-line Textbook
Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Murphy-Lavoie H, Preston CA. The Emergency Medicine On-line Reference. http://www.emedicine.com/emerg/topic80.htm
Non –peer reviewed journals:
Rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuria Secondary to McArdle's Disease in an Adolescent Boy. Friday JA, Preston CA, Amaraneni KK. Hospital Physician, June 1998. Pg 47-49.
Airway Management and RSI for the Emergency Physician Presented to the Emergency Medicine Board Review Course, New Orleans, La. September 2002
Thoracoabdominal Trauma, Presented at The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. September 2000
Orthopedic Emergencies. Presented to the Emergency Medicine Board Review Course, New Orleans, La. Sept. 24, 1996
Thoracoabdominal Trauma. Presented to the Emergency Medicine Board Review Course, New Orleans, La. Sept 24, 1996 and annually until present
Rapid Sequence Intubation. Presented to the Emergency Medicine Board Review Course, New Orleans, La. Sept 23, 1996 and annually through 2001 Clinical Pathology Conference, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Washington, D.C. May 5, 1994
Grand Rounds LSU Department of Medicine, Brain Attack: Stroke in the New Millenium, November 1999.
Grand Rounds LSU Department of Medicine, Snakebite. LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, La. 1997
Grand Rounds LSU Department of Medicine, RSI for the Non-Anesthesiologist June, 1995
University / Instituional Service
1991 Chief, Department of Medicine, Slidell Memorial Hospital, Slidell, La.
1992 Chief, Department of Medicine, Slidell Memorial Hospital, Slidell, La.
1995 Chairman, Hospital Quality Council, Slidell Memorial Hospital 1996 Member at Large to Executive Committee, Slidell Memorial Hospital
1996 - 1999 Member, Emergency Medical Services Committee, Medical Center of Louisiana / Charity Hospital
1996 - present Member and Co-Chairman, Airway Committee, Medical Center of Louisiana / Charity Hospital
Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotomy
Rapid Sequence Intubation
Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies
Conscious Sedation in the Emergency Department Stroke
4th Degree Knight, Knights of Columbus
Member St. Margaret Mary Men’s Club
Sponsor Hospice Crawfish Boil
Chairman, Auction Committee, St Margaret Mary School, Slidell LA
Fundraiser, Make a Wish Foundation
Grand Patron, Slidell Little Theater
Contributor, Al Lauro Chair in Emergency Medicine
Wheelchair Contributor, Charity Hospital ER Gala