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C. Will Heise, MD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Family Community & Preventive Medicine


Board Certifications Family Medicine
Medical Toxicology
Fellowship University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
Residency Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center (Phoenix, AZ)

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

  1. Heise CW, Malashock H, Brooks DE. A review of vilazodone exposures with focus on serotonin syndrome effects. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017:1. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1332369.
  2. Heise CW and Brooks DE. Ayahuasca Exposure: Descriptive Analysis of Calls to US Poison Control Centers from 2005 to 2015. J Med Toxicol. 2016 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print] Doi: 10.1007/s13181-016-0593-1.
  3. LoVecchio F and Heise CW. Accidental pediatric ingestions of medical marijuana: a 4-year poison center experience. Am J Emerg Med. 2015 Jun;33(6):844-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2015.03.030.

Case Reports

  1. Heise CW, Skolnik AB, Raschke RA, et al. Two Cases of Refractory Cardiogenic Shock Secondary to Bupropion Successfully Treated with Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. J Med Toxicol. 2016 Sep;12(3):301-4. doi: 10.1007/s13181-016-0539-7.
  2. Heise CW, Beutler D, Bosak A, et al. Massive Atenolol, Lisinopril, and Chlorthalidone Overdose Treated with Endoscopic Decontamination,Hemodialysis, Impella Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Device, and ECMO. J Med Toxicol. 2015 Mar;11(1):110-4. doi: 10.1007/s13181-014-0419-y.

Book Chapters

  1. Heise CW and Brooks DE. Sedative hypnotics. In: Brent J, Burkhart K, Dargan P, et al, eds. Critical Care Toxicology, 2nd ed. Cham, Springer International Publishing; 2017.