Tom Robey, MD, PhD

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

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Dr. Tom Robey is an emergency physician practicing at the busiest emergency department in Washington State. His current clinical interests focus on improving the safety net for homeless and drug-addicted patients, and lately, on accelerating contact tracing for ED-diagnosed COVID patients. Dr. Robey provides medical oversight of the hospital's research department and chairs the finance committee for his independent democratic physician group. If not working, Tom will be out of cell phone range with his kids in the Pacific Northwest.

Education

  • Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital

  • MD: University of Wahington

  • PhD, Bioengineering: University of Washington

  • BSE, BA, BS, Bioengineering, History and Philosophy of Science, Biology at University of Pittsburgh

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine

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Congestive Heart Failure – Cure

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Symptoms

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Overview

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Medication

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Asthma and COPD – Returning to ER

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Asthma and COPD – Leaving the ER

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Diagnosis

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Causes

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Blood Pressure – Symptoms

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Blood Pressure – Risk Factor – Stroke

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Congestive Heart Failure – Cure

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Symptoms

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Overview

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Medication

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Asthma and COPD – Returning to ER

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Asthma and COPD – Leaving the ER

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Diagnosis

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Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome – Causes

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Blood Pressure – Symptoms

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Blood Pressure – Risk Factor – Stroke

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Blood Pressure – Overview

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Blood Pressure – Hypertension

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Emergency Room – Mental Health

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Emergency Room – Medication Assisted Therapy

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Emergency Room – Drug Withdrawal

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Emergency Room – Detox

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Emergency Room – Creating Stitches with Suture

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Emergency Room – Prevent Scarring and Infection

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Emergency Room – Care of Stitches and Removal

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What Is COVID-19?

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What Does It Mean To Flatten The Curve?

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Most At Risk For COVID-19?

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Difference Between Coronavirus and COVID-19?

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What Is Social Distancing?

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Emergency Department for COVID-19?

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How Is It Spread?

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Tom Robey, MD, PhD

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Balance? More Like Free Fall!

I got an email from my 9-year-old’s teacher that said, “Don’t worry if you’re behind on the assignment log, even if tasks are listed as overdue.  Please don’t pressure them into doing too much work. ...

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The Robey Common Core

Now that millions of parents across the country have experience as homeschoolers, my perspective here isn’t going to be ground shaking.  What I’d like to offer is one perspective that’s enabled enrichment beyond what we...

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Childcare Chaos

How has CoViD-19 turned your world upside down?  For many, it’s been a furlough or decreased income.  The more social among us are longing to connect by more than Zoom or FaceTime.  For me, the...

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We Have A Paradox

“My name is Tom Robey, I’m the ER doc who will be helping to care for you today.” So goes my introduction to every patient–at least to every patient who can talk or hear me. ...

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