Charles Preston

CURRICULUM VITAE

Charles A. Preston, M.D.

 

Biographic information

 

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.

 

 

 

Educational background

 

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

 

 

Expired Certification
Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
Provider, Advanced Trauma Life Support
Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support

 

 

Clinical Service

 

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

 

Professional Appointments

 

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.

 

Academic Appointments

 

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

 

Teaching Awards

 

1994 Emergency Medicine Residents Association, Faculty Member of the Year

 

Publications

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).

 

Audiotape Lectures

 

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.

 

Presentations

 

National:

 

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

 

Regional:

 

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

 

Lecture Topics

 

Pediatric Seizure

Adult Seizure

Emergency Department Resuscitative Thoracotomy

Hypothermia

Febrile Child

Pediatric Shock

Snakebite

Rapid Sequence Intubation

Beyond ACLS

Thoracoabdominal Trauma

Orthopedic Emergencies

Appendicitis

Pediatric Cardiac Emergencies

Neonatal Presentations

Conscious Sedation in the Emergency Department Stroke

 

Community Service

 

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