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Jeffrey Glassberg

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology
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  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Clinical Trials
  • Coagulation Disorders
  • Emergency Ultrasound
  • Hematology
  • Pain Management
  • Sickle Cell Anemia


  • MD, Washington University

  • Internship, Emergency Medicine
    Bellevue Hospital

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine
    Bellevue Hospital


    Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg is currently an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He obtained his MD and a Masters’ degree in clinical research at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine in 2006. Dr. Glassberg completed his emergency medicine residency at NYU/Bellevue in 2010, followed by a research fellowship at Mount Sinai in July of 2012. Currently, Dr. Glassberg is funded by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute by a K23 career development award and also holds an appointment at Rockefeller University as a visiting scientist. Dr. Glassberg has become a leader in promoting evidence based strategies for the acute management of Sickle Cell Disease. He has several research focuses within Sickle Cell including pulmonary complications of Sickle Cell Disease, novel biomarkers for vaso-occlusive crises, and novel agents for the prevention and treatment of vaso-occlusion. In addition to practicing as an attending in the ED, Dr. Glassberg also sees patients in Sickle Cell clinic and serves as the primary physician for many patients with Sickle Cell disease who are at Mount Sinai. He is also active regionally and nationally as a member of the Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network, the New York Sickle Cell Advisory Council and the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.

    Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:

    New York State Sickle Cell Advisory Committee

    Board of Directors, Queens Sickle Cell Advisory Committee

    Medical and Research Advisory Committee: Sickle Cell Disease Association of America


    2012 – present             Pain Committee, Mount Sinai Health System








Glassberg JA, Strunk R, DeBaun MR. Wheezing in children with sickle cell disease. Current opinion in pediatrics 2014 Feb; 26(1).

Glassberg JA, Tanabe P, Chow A, Harper K, Haywood C, DeBaun MR, Richardson LD. Emergency provider analgesic practices and attitudes toward patients with sickle cell disease. Annals of emergency medicine 2013 Oct; 62(4).

Glassberg J, Simon J, Patel N, Jeong JM, McNamee JJ, Yu G. Derivation and preliminary validation of a risk score to predict 30-day ED revisits for sickle cell pain. The American journal of emergency medicine 2015 Oct; 33(10).

Perry M, Simon J, Gareau D, Glassberg J. Bayesian analyses demonstrate tissue blood volume is not decreased during acute sickle cell pain episodes: A preliminary study. Clinical hemorheology and microcirculation 2015 Jan;.

Glassberg J, Spivey JF, Strunk R, Boslaugh S, DeBaun MR. Painful episodes in children with sickle cell disease and asthma are temporally associated with respiratory symptoms. Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology 2006 Aug; 28(8).

Field JJ, Glassberg J, Gilmore A, Howard J, Patankar S, Yan Y, Davies SC, Debaun MR, Strunk RC. Longitudinal analysis of pulmonary function in adults with sickle cell disease. American journal of hematology 2008 Jul; 83(7).

Glassberg JA, Chow A, Wisnivesky J, Hoffman R, Debaun MR, Richardson LD. Wheezing and asthma are independent risk factors for increased sickle cell disease morbidity. British journal of haematology 2012 Nov; 159(4).

Diep RT, Busani S, Simon J, Punzalan A, Skloot GS, Glassberg JA. Cough and wheeze events are temporally associated with increased pain in individuals with sickle cell disease without asthma. British journal of haematology 2015 Sep; 170(5).

Glassberg J. Evidence-based management of sickle cell disease in the emergency department. Emergency medicine practice 2011 Aug; 13(8).

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Glassberg did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2015 and/or 2016: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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