Andrew S. Liteplo, M.D., RDMS, is an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital's Department of Emergency Medicine. He is additionally an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Andrew Liteplo is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He received his M.D. from New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Liteplo completed his residency in emergency medicine at Kings County Medical Center, which was followed by an emergency ultrasound fellowship at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.
Dr. Liteplo is also an assistant professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He has lectured in many courses nationally and internationally as an expert in emergency ultrasound. In 2007, Dr. Liteplo started the Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship within the MGH ED, serving as the fellowship director since its inception. He has also created the International Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship, which provides a training ground for international emergency medicine physicians who are seeking to learn emergency ultrasound and return to their countries to be leaders in the field.
ResearchDr. Liteplo's primary research interest is thoracic and critical ultrasound, specifically with identification of pulmonary pathology in dyspneic and hypotensive patients. Dr. Liteplo is also involved in research studying the education of nurses in using ultrasound, the effect on patient satisfaction of bedside ultrasound, telesonogrpahy, utility of ultrasound in international and resource-poor settings, education in ultrasound fellowships, and cost-effectiveness research. He is an elected member to the Board of Directors of the Society of Academic Emergency Ultrasound and a founder of the national SonoGames competition.