David Oxman, MD
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-0830 fax
Temple University School of Medicine - 2000
Temple University Hospital
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Critical Care Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 2009
Research & Clinical Interests
David Oxman is board-certified in critical care medicine and infectious diseases. He graduated from Temple University College of Medicine and completed internal medicine residency at Temple University Hospital. He went on to complete fellowships in infectious diseases (Tufts University Medical Center), surgical critical care (Brigham & Women's Hospital), medical ethics (Harvard University College of Medicine) and medical critical care (Hahnemann University Hospital). Dr. Oxman currently is an attending physician in the medical ICUs at Thomas Jefferson University and Methodist hospitals and is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College.
Dr. Oxman's research interests include improving antibiotic utilization in the intensive care unit, medical ethics, facilitating communication in end-of-life decision-making, and procedural training in graduate medical education. He serves on several hospital committees and participates in several quality-improvement efforts dedicated to improving the quality of ICU care, reducing avoidable complications and promoting multidisciplinary collaboration.
Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
- Differences in Utilization of Life Support and End-of-Life Care for Medical ICU Patients with Versus Without Cancer
- A comparison of usage and outcomes between nurse practitioner and resident-staffed medical ICUs
- Monthly “Grief Rounds” to Improve Residents’ Experience and Decrease Burnout in a Medical Intensive Care Unit Rotation
- Improving antibiotic de-escalation in suspected ventilator-associated pneumonia: An observational study with a pharmacist-driven intervention
- In-hospital fellow coverage reduces communication errors in the surgical intensive care unit
- Postoperative antibacterial prophylaxis for the prevention of infectious complications associated with tube thoracostomy in patients undergoing elective general thoracic surgery: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial
- Abdominal compartment syndrome and acute kidney injury due to excessive auto-positive end-expiratory pressure
- Nosocomial infections
- Candidaemia associated with decreased in vitro fluconazole susceptibility: Is Candida speciation predictive of the susceptibility pattern?
- Measuring Communication in the Surgical ICU: Better Communication Equals Better Care