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Timothy E. Lum, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 341-6880

Fax: (585) 341-8221

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Emergency Medicine

Biography

Timothy E. Lum, M.D. is board-certified in Emergency Medicine and is Chief of the Emergency Department at Highland Hospital.

www.urmc.edu/highland/departments-centers/emergency.aspx

Dr. Lum was born and raised in Rochester, NY and attended Aquinas Institute. He went on to graduate from Boston College with a degree in English, and then spent two years in Truk, Micronesia where he taught high school as a Jesuit International Volunteer.

Dr. Lum earned a Master's Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He attended medical school and completed a three-year residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine

Education

1988
Bachelor of Arts | Boston College
English

1993
Master of Public Policy | Harvard University, John F Kennedy School of Government
Public Policy Analysis

2002
Doctor of Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine and Denistry
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/24/2003 - 06/23/2005
Residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/18/2002 - 06/23/2003
Internship in Emergency Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Publications

Journal Articles

7/2005
Lum TE, Fairbanks RJ, Pennington EC, Zwemer FL. "Profiles in patient safety: misplaced femoral line guidewire and multiple failures to detect the foreign body on chest radiography." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2005 Jul 0; 12(7):658-62.

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Videos

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A Geriatric-Friendly ED at Highland

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Highland ED Partners with EMS to Care for Growing Elderly Population