Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Brendan Carr, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor

Emergency Medicine

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Office Locations

2301 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia PA 19148
Phone: (215) 952-9130
Fax: (215) 952-5193
239 Thompson Building
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-6844
Fax: (215) 923-6225

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Temple University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Recent Publications

Don't Hate the Player; Hate the Game

Patient Characteristics and Temporal Trends in Police Transport of Blunt Trauma Patients: A Multicenter Retrospective Cohort Study

Impact of superstorm sandy on medicare patients' utilization of hospitals and emergency departments

A metric of our own: Failure to rescue after trauma

Sex differences in rt-PA utilization at hospitals treating stroke: The National Inpatient Sample

Accuracy of Emergency Medical Services dispatcher and crew diagnosis of stroke in clinical practice

Hospital Emergency Care as a Public Good and Community Health Benefit

Cardiac arrest risk standardization using administrative data compared to registry data

The US Emergency Care Coordination Center

Value-Based Approaches for Emergency Care in a New Era

Adult out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in philadelphia from 2008–2012: An epidemiological study

The Pennsylvania trauma outcomes study risk-adjusted mortality model: Results of a statewide benchmarking program

Lead-Time Bias and Interhospital Transfer after Injury: Trauma Center Admission Vital Signs Underpredict Mortality in Transferred Trauma Patients

Disparities in access to trauma care in the United States: A population-based analysis

The relationship between processes and outcomes for injured older adults: a study of a statewide trauma system

Uniting big health data for a national learning health system in the United States

Funding Research in Emergency Department Shared Decision Making: A Summary of the 2016 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference Panel Discussion

“I'm Just a Patient”: Fear and Uncertainty as Drivers of Emergency Department Use in Patients With Chronic Disease

Recognition of Stroke by EMS is Associated with Improvement in Emergency Department Quality Measures

Describing Total Population Health: A Review and Critique of Existing Units