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Michael Farhad Kamali, M.D.

Michael Farhad Kamali, M.D.

Emergency Medicine

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Certified Specialties

Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Faculty Appointments

Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD)

Chair - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Internship, Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 1998

Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 1997 - 2000


MD | New York Medical College. 1997


Best Practices Award in Health-System Pharmacy. 2018

Healthcare Achievement Award. 2016

National Ski Patrol Blue Merit Star Award. 2010

Physician of Excellence Award. 2008


Journal Articles

"When to Use Provider Triage in Emergency Departments"

Yildiz, O; Kamali, M; Tezcan, T.

Management Science. 2019; 65(3): 1003-1019.

"What do I do with this stuff now? Drug retention and disposal practices among ED patients"

Holub, Ashley; Abar, Caitlin; Kamali, Michael; Conner, Kenneth; Abar, Beau.

Academic Emergency Medicine. 2019; .

Billing and reimbursement for a bedside toxicology service at a tertiary care academic center during its first fiscal year.

Wiegand TJ, Crane PW, Kamali M, Reif M, Wratni R, Montante R, Loveland T

Journal of medical toxicology : official journal of the American College of Medical Toxicology.. 2015 March 11 (1):48-58. Epub 1900 01 01.

Improvement and Evoluation of a Medical Toxicology Consultation Billing Reimbursement.

Kamali M, Montante R, Loveland T, Wratni R, Crane P, Wiegand T.

Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2014; 10(1).

Emergency department waiting room: many requests, many insured and many primary care physician referrals.

Kamali MF, Jain M, Jain AR, Schneider SM

International journal of emergency medicine.. 2013 October 16 (1):35. Epub 10/01/2013.

Acute encephalopathy with concurrent respiratory and metabolic disturbances in first known parenteral human administration of flunixin meglumine and acepromazine maleate.

Kamali MF, Wilson AC, Acquisto NM, Spillane L, Schneider SM

The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2013 August 45 (2):206-9. Epub 03/20/2013.

Billing and Reimbursement Records for a Bedside Toxicology Consult Service at a Tertiary Care Academic Center During Fiscal Year 2011-2012

Wiegand TJ, Montante R, Wratni R, Loveland T, Reif M, Kamali M,.

Jounal Med. Toxicology. 2013; : 82-105.

Rhabdomyolysis associated with kava ingestion.

Bodkin R, Schneider S, Rekkerth D, Spillane L, Kamali M

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2012 May 30 (4):635.e1-3. Epub 04/01/2011.

Variations in crowding and ambulance diversion in nine emergency departments.

Handel DA, Pines J, Aronsky D, Genes N, Ginde AA, Hackman J, Hilton JA, Hwang U, Kamali M, Powell E, Sattarian M, Fu R

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2011 September 18 (9):941-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

The initial lateral cervical spine film for the athlete with a suspected neck injury: helmet and shoulder pads on or off?

Veenema K, Greenwald R, Kamali M, Freedman A, Spillane L

Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine.. 2002 March 12 (2):123-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

"Toxicology Consultation -Successful Reimbursement for Telemedicine Consultation. A Description of Practice Model and Reimbursement Profile"

Journal of Medical Toxicology. .

Pharmacists led emergency department opioid task force: 50% reduction in overall use.

Acquisto NM; Schult RF; Sarnoski-Roberts S; Wilmarth J, Jones CMC; McCann M; Dolce R; Stott R; Noble M; Davis C; Springer H; Kamali M; Miglani A.

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (accepted). .


Encyclopedia of Trauma Care (2015)

Chapter: Airway Management in the Trauma Patient.

Authors: Kamali M.

Publisher: Springer Reference 2015

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Examination and Board Review (2013)

Chapter: Special Situations

Authors: Nobay F, Kamali M

Publisher: McGraw-Hill 2013