Myto Duong, MD

Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Chief, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine

    About me

    Hometown: Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Academic interests: pediatric emergency medicine education/simulation, pediatric disaster preparedness, sedation, infectious disease
    What you enjoy most about the program: working with and educating  EM residents, contributing to their development as an excellent EM clinician.
    Favorite things to do in Springfield: playing recreational soccer, running, biking, spending quality time with my kids.



    Education & training

    Emergency Medicine Physician
    Board Certifications
    Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Medical School
    University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Undergraduate Degree
    Dalhousie University
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    Cardinal Glennon Childrens Medical Center, St. Louis University


    Research Interests
    Ultrasound measurements for needle length requirements for intramuscular thigh injections in pediatric patients of variable sizes. Molecular studies on CA-MRSA colonization of pediatric patients with incised and drained skin abscesses.


    Askew, Kim; Weiner, Debra; Murphy, Charles; Duong, Myto; Fox, James; Fox, Sean; et al.  Western Journal of Emergency Medicine.  Consensus Development of a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Clerkship Curriculum.  2014 Sept; 15(6), pp. 647-651. 

    Reed L, Carroll J, Cummings A, Markwell S, Wall J, Duong, M.  Pediatric Emergency Care.  Serum Lactate as a Screening Tool and Predictor of Outcome in Pediatric Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department with Suspected Infection.  2013; Vol 29: 787-791. 

    Lowe C, and Duong M.  Pediatric Emergency Medicine Question Review Book 2013.  Chapter, Signs and Symptoms; pp. 30-40. 

    Ito, T; Hasnie, R; Crosby, D; Milbrandt, J; Ettema, S; Duong, M.  Pediatric Emergency Care.  Gastric Volvulus Complication in an Infant with Undiagnosed Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Presenting with Acute Respiratory Distress; 2012 Oct; 28(10):1078-80. 

    Duong, M; Markwell, S; Peter, J; Barenkamp, S; Annals of Emergency Medicine; Randomized, Controlled Trial of Antibiotics in the Management of Community-Acquired Skin Abscesses in the Pediatric Patient; 2009. DOI: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2009.03.014.


    SIU Specialty Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics - 2011, 2012, 2015