- Residency - Carolinas Medical Center (2010-2013), Emergency Medicine
- Fellowship - Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (2013-2015), Toxicology
- Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (2006-2010)
Dazhe (James) Cao, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Cao earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center and received advanced training in medical toxicology through a fellowship at Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety.
Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine in emergency medicine and medical toxicology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.
Dr. Cao is Program Director of Medical Toxicology at UT Southwestern and Medical Director of Toxicology for the Parkland Health & Hospital System. He serves on the American College of Medical Toxicology’s Fellowship Directors committee.
In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association.
Dr. Cao has delivered numerous national and regional invited lectures, contributed to the seventh edition of the book Emergency Medicine Secrets, and published several academic articles.
- Emergency Medicine Resident's Association (EMRA) (2008)
- American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) (2008)
- American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) (2012)
- American Academy of Clinical Toxicology (AACT) (2013)
- Resident Research Award 2013-2013, Best senior resident research project
Oral Antihyperglycemia Agent Overdose in PressorDex
Cao D, Stader D (2014), Dallas, Emergency Medicine Residents' Association
Toxicology in First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Boards
Dazhe Cao, MD, Janetta Iwanicki, MD, Howard Kim, MD, and Java Tunson, MD (2016), Columbus, OH, McGraw Hill
Tetanus, Botulism, and Food Poisoning in Emergency Medicine Secrets
Dazhe James Cao, MD (2015), Amsterdam, Netherlands, Elsevier
- Oral Antihyperglycemia Agent Overdose in PressorDex
An outbreak of exposure to a novel synthetic cannabinoid.
Monte AA, Bronstein AC, Cao DJ, Heard KJ, Hoppe JA, Hoyte CO, Iwanicki JL, Lavonas EJ The New England journal of medicine 2014 Jan 370 4 389-90
Missed opportunities?: an evaluation of potentially preventable poisoning deaths.
Srisuma S, Cao D, Kleinschmidt K, Heffner AC, Lavonas EJ Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2016 Mar 1-6
Intravenous lipid emulsion in the emergency department: a systematic review of recent literature.
Cao D, Heard K, Foran M, Koyfman A The Journal of emergency medicine 2015 Mar 48 3 387-97
Perceptions of basic, advanced, and pediatric life support training in a United States medical school.
Pillow MT, Stader D, Nguyen M, Cao D, McArthur R, Hoxhaj S The Journal of emergency medicine 2014 May 46 5 695-700
Divergent cyclooxygenase responses to fatty acid structure and peroxide level in fish and mammalian prostaglandin H synthases.
Liu W, Cao D, Oh SF, Serhan CN, Kulmacz RJ FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 2006 Jun 20 8 1097-108
Pediatric occult methanol intoxication with hyperammonemia.
Cao D, Maddux AB, Mashburn D, Vohwinkel C, Wang GS The American journal of emergency medicine 2015 Jun
Hemolytic crisis following acetaminophen overdose in a patient with G6PD deficiency.
Rickner SS, Cao D, Simpson SE Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2016 Sep 1-2
Characterization of edible marijuana product exposures reported to United States poison centers.
Cao D, Srisuma S, Bronstein AC, Hoyte CO Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2016 Jul 1-7
Cardiac sodium channel blockade after an intentional ingestion of lacosamide, cyclobenzaprine, and levetiracetam: Case report.
Chua-Tuan JL, Cao D, Iwanicki JL, Hoyte CO Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2015 Jul 53 6 565-8
Point of care testing provides an accurate measurement of creatinine, anion gap, and osmolal gap in ex-vivo whole blood samples with nitromethane.
Cao D, Maynard S, Mitchell AM, Kerns WP, Beuhler M Clinical toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2014 Jul 52 6 611-7
- An outbreak of exposure to a novel synthetic cannabinoid.
- Toxic Alcohols
- Laboratory Interference
- Medical Toxicology