James W Tsung
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James W Tsung, MD

Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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Dr. James Tsung is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Hospital.  He attended SUNY StonyBrook School of Medicine graduating in 1995.  Dr. Tsung completed Internal Medicine internship at Yale New Haven Hospital in 1996, Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency at StonyBrook University Hospital with induction into AOA in 1999, and Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Jacobi Medical Center in 2002.  Prior to joining the Emergency Medicine and Pediatric faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine, Dr. Tsung was a pediatric emergency medicine faculty member in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics at New York University School of Medicine/Bellevue Hospital Center and Tisch Hospital, serving as co-Director of Emergency Ultrasound for the NYU/Bellevue emergency medicine residency and pediatric emergency medicine fellowship training programs, in addition to being site-PI/co-investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) from 2002-2009.  He completed a MPH degree at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health in 2006.  He has mentored fellows and residents to multiple research awards at national pediatric and emergency medicine meetings, and has received teaching awards including outstanding fellow mentorship by the Academic Pediatric Association in 2012 and emergency ultrasound research by the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine in 2016.  He has over 60 peer-reviewed publications in the areas of emergency ultrasound and pediatric emergency medicine; pioneering multi-center research in pediatric emergency care, as well as the use of point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric ED patients at Sinai and in limited resource settings such as South Sudan.  Dr. Tsung has served as pediatric content expert and author on nearly all point-of-care ultrasound guidelines or position statements by the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Emergency Medicine and WINFOCUS where he has served as committee chair or member.  Dr. Tsung holds the titles of Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound and Associate Director of Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital.  



PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine, PROFESSOR | Pediatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
  • Mount Sinai West