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Eric Legome, MD

Dr. Legome most recently served at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Manhattan as the Chair of Emergency Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at New York Medical College. Prior to St. Vincent’s, he was the director of the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medical Residency for seven years. Before joining NYU, Dr. Legome practiced in emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and served as the associate residency director of the Harvard MGH/BWH Emergency Medicine Training Program.

He trained in emergency medicine at the Denver Affiliate Resident Program, one of the oldest in the nation, after completing an internship in general surgery at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. He completed college at Emory University and medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

A noted author and lecturer, Dr. Legome is active in leadership roles in national emergency medicine societies and has spoken nationally and internationally regarding the emergency medical perspective on traumatic emergencies. He has been devoted to resident and student education and mentoring through his career.  He is on the editorial and review board of several journals and specialty publications, is currently editing a new   multidisciplinary trauma textbook, and is a section editor for a trauma column in the Journal of Emergency Medicine.