Lars K Beattie

Lars K Beattie, M.D., M.S., FACEP

Residency Program Director, Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5911

About Lars K Beattie

Dr. Beattie is the University of Florida (UF) Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director. He received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his training at the New York University – Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency Program. At UF, Dr. Beattie is responsible for the comprehensive training of residents through their clinical, didactic, and simulation experiences. His current academic interests include resuscitation, airway management, C-spine and spinal cord injuries (ASCIs), and care for the underserved.

Prior to joining UF, Dr. Beattie was an attending physician in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine. While there, he served as the emergency medicine residency site director of Elmhurst Hospital. In this role, he oversaw the Mount Sinai residency at Elmhurst, Elmhurst conferences, the emergency department journal club, and he coordinated the rotation of other emergency medicine residencies through the Elmhurst Level I Trauma Center. In 2009, he joined the UF Department of Emergency Medicine as an associate residency program director.

Along with Dr. Rajeev Bais, Dr. Beattie is a co-founder of the Libertas Center at Elmhurst Hospital. The Libertas Center provides medical and psychological services for domestic and international Survivors of Torture, and it provides legal support for amnesty when indicated. He has studied the prevalence of Survivors of Torture presenting to urban emergency departments. Dr. Beattie secured grant funding for the Libertas Center from the Department of Health and Human Services in 2009. He was humbled to be the recipient of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Humanitarian Award for this work.


Emergency Medicine Teaching Excellence Award
2012 · University of Florida Department of Emergency Medicine
The University of Florida College of Medicine Exemplary Teacher Award
2012 · University of Florida College of Medicine
Emergency Medicine Humanitarian Award
2009 · Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp
MDT7090 Elective Topics

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Emergency Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Endotracheal intubation
  • Shock
  • Spinal Injury
  • Spinal cord trauma

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Clinical Decision Support Adjuncts
  • Geospatial Mapping of Disease
  • Post-Intubation Hypotension
  • Resuscitation
  • Shock Index


Workshop in Simulation Debriefing for Educators in Medicine: Creation, implementation, and evaluation of a debriefing curriculum for novice simulation educators.
AEM education and training. 7(Suppl 1):S58-S67 [DOI] 10.1002/aet2.10869. [PMID] 37383836.
Innovation in resuscitation: A novel clinical decision display system for advanced cardiac life support.
The American journal of emergency medicine. 43:217-223 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2020.03.007. [PMID] 32291164.
Vedolizumab: a novel medical intervention in the treatment of primary sclerosing cholangitis.
BMJ case reports. 2017 [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2017-220351. [PMID] 28501828.
Visual Diagnosis: A Young Woman with Acute Abdominal Pain
Open Journal of Emergency Medicine. 05(01):8-12 [DOI] 10.4236/ojem.2017.51002.
A Rare Cause of Chest Pain: Disseminated Elemental Mercury Microthromboembolism
Case Reports in Clinical Medicine. 5(1):11-18 [DOI] 10.4236/crcm.2016.51003.
A Pediatric Death from NonAccidental Trauma
MedEdPORTAL. [DOI] 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.10064.
Intentional Overdose in the setting of a Signed DNR Order
MedEdPORTAL. [DOI] 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.9945.
A case of penile gangrene
Case Reports in Clinical Medicine. 02(08):448-449 [DOI] 10.4236/crcm.2013.28117.
Survivors of torture: prevalence in an urban emergency department.
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 19(10):1158-65 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01449.x. [PMID] 23009130.
Visual diagnosis: pediatric airway emergency.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2012 [DOI] 10.1155/2012/495363. [PMID] 23326717.
Localization of HIV RNA in mitochondria of infected cells: potential role in cytopathogenicity.
The Journal of cell biology. 126(6):1353-60 [PMID] 8089170.


Residency – Emergency Medicine
2002 · NYU / Bellevue Department of Emergency Medicine
Medical Degree
1997 · Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Details

(352) 265-5911
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Business Mailing:
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