GEORGIA

The Georgia Occupational and Environmental Toxicology Clinic
Grady Memorial Hospital
80 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive
12th Floor, C Wing
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Clinic Founded 1990

AOEC Contact
Ziad Kazzi, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT
zkazzi@emory.edu

For appointments call Nicole Wilkins at 404-616-0013 nbwilkins@ghm.edu

Clinic Description
The Georgia Occupational and Environmental Toxicology Clinic meets one day each week and is staffed with seven Emory University attending physicians. The clinic is located at Grady Memorial Hospital in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Services provided by the clinic include diagnosis and treatment of patients suffering from a wide variety of occupational and environmental diseases, poisonings, and exposures to hazardous substances.

Most Common Diagnoses
Occupational Asthma, Chemical Bronchitis, Irritant Rhinitis, Solvent Exposure, Pneumoconiosis, Chemical Exposures, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Heavy Metal Toxicity, Building Associated Illness (Sick Building Syndrome), Toxic Fume Inhalation, Pesticide Exposure, Snake and Spider Envenomations.

General Services Provided
Diagnosis of occupational related disease, Diagnosis of environmental related disease, Impairment and Disability evaluations, Medical surveillance, Screenings, Health Education, Independent Medical Examinations, Medical-Legal Evaluations, Consultations to Labor and Industry, Hazmat Training and surveillance

Specialized Services
EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies for “Peripheral Nerve Studies, Neuropsychological Evaluation, Treatment of Metal Toxicity (including DMSA Chelation)

Non-Routine Tests
Various Toxicology

Staff
Brent Morgan, MD, Physician
Joel Moorhead, MD, MPH, Physician
Murray Gilman, MD, FCCP, Physician
Michael Schwartz, MD, Physician
Josh Schier, MD, Physician
Jerry Thomas, MD, Physician
Robert Geller, MD, Physician
Ziad Kazzi, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, FACMT, FAACT, Physician

Specialties Represented
Occupational Medicine, Medical Toxicology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pulmonology

Training Offered
Residents, Medical Students

Areas of Significant Research/Interest
Heavy Metal Exposures, Snake Envenomation, Carbon Disulfide, Mixed Solvents and other Exposures, Occupational Lung Diseases, HAZMAT Exposures, Clinical Toxicology, Symptom-Based Illnesses and Medically Unexplained Symptoms.

Significant Affiliations
CDC, ATSDR (national office), NIOSH (national and regional office), OSHA (regional and area office), Georgia Poison Center, Georgia Department of Labor and Human Resources (Division of Public Health), Georgia Tech (OSHA consultation program, industrial hygiene program), Project Safe Georgia.

Updated 8/17