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Flavia Nobay, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 463-2940

Fax: (585) 473-3516

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Emergency Medicine


Professional Background

Dr. Nobay received her medical training at the University of California at San Diego and her residency training at Alameda County Hospital/Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California. Dr. Nobay came to us in June 2007. In addition to her role as Residency Director, she has also assumed the role of Director of the REMS program. Her interests include medical education, remediation, and resident wellness. She is ultrasound trained and frequently lectures nationally and internationally on a variant of education topics.



  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine


MD | University of California San Diego

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/1995 - 08/31/1999
Residency in Emergency Medicine at Alameda County Medical Center


Momentum Award
Sponsor: Society of Academic Women in Emergency Medicine

Faculty Inductee - University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry's Zeta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacy

Association of American Medical Colleges Careers in Medicine, Academic Advising for Women in Medicine
Sponsor: Association of American Medical Colleges

Finalist for Outstanding Teacher Award, Moffitt Emergency Department, University of California San Francisco
Sponsor: Division of Emergency Medicine

2002 - 2003
Teaching Scholars Program
Sponsor: Clinical Scholars Educational Series - Dean
Location: University of California San Francisco

Outstanding Teacher of the Year
Sponsor: Division of Emergency Medicine
Location: Moffitt Emergency Department, Univ of California San Francisco

2001 - 2006
Clinical Scholars Educational Series
Sponsor: University of California at San Francisco Dean

Outstanding Graduating Resident of the Year
Sponsor: Department of Emergency Medicine
Location: Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Oakland CA.

Emergency Medicine Residency Association Faculty Development Scholarship

Chief Resident, Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
Location: Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Oakland CA.

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Journal Articles

Beau Abar PhD, Ashley Holub MA, Joseph Lee BS, Vincent DeRienzo BA, Flavia Nobay MD. "Depression and anxiety among emergency department patients: Utilization and barriers to care Journal: Academic Emergency Medicine". Academic Emergency Medicine. 2017; .

Choo EK, Kass D, Westergaard M, Watts SH, Berwald N, Regan L, Promes SB, Clem KJ, Schneider SM, Kuhn GJ, Abbuhl S, Nobay F. "The Development of Best Practice Recommendations to Support the Hiring, Recruitment, and Advancement of Women Physicians in Emergency Medicine." Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.. 2016 Nov; 23(11):1203-1209. Epub 2016 Nov 01.

Endrizzi J, Nobay F, Wiegand T, Porter E. "Bronchoscopic Findings Associated with Inhaled Chlorine Toxicity." The Journal of emergency medicine.. 2015 Oct; 49(4):e123-5. Epub 2015 Jul 04.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Bartholin Gland Cyst's and Abscess
Book Title: Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine
Author List: Nobay F, Bodkin R
Published By: Wolters Kluwer 2015

Chapter Title: Barbiturates
Book Title: Wexler, P. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Toxicology
Author List: Nobay F, Acquisto NM
Published By: Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, 3rd edition 2014

Chapter Title: Peripheral Venous Cutdowns
Book Title: Emergency Medicine Procedures, Second Edition
Author List: Nobay, F
Published By: McGraw-Hill 2013