Sean Patrick Nordt

Expert in poison control, snake and insect bites, and drug and alcohol abuse

Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Attending Physician and Director of the Section of Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Chair, Medication Safety Committee, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center


  • poisoning and poison control centers
  • poisoning prevention and education
  • envenomations from snakes, spiders and insects
  • drug overdoses and alcohol abuse
  • drugs of abuse (cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, bath salts, spice)
  • plant toxicology
  • work-related toxicology
  • heavy metal poisoning
  • environmental toxicology
  • chemical and biological counter-terrorism
  • pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and toxicokinetics
  • emergency medicine

Additional Information

  • Member: Board of Trustees, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology; American College of Emergency Physicians; American College of Medical Toxicology; American Board of Applied Toxicology; American Medical Association
  • Board-certified emergency physician, board-certified medical toxicologist, and pharmacist

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