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A. Min Kang, MD, MPhil, FAAP, FASAM

Assistant Professor of Child Health and Medicine
Chief, Section of Precision and Genomic Medicine (Department of Medical Toxicology), Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix
Chief, Section of Toxicology (Department of Medicine), Phoenix Children's Hospital
Associate Medical Director, Banner Poison and Drug Information Center


Board Certifications Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Medical Toxicology
Addiction Medicine
Fellowship University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix
Residency Baylor College of Medicine

Recent Publications

Peer-Reviewed Research Articles

  1. Kang AM, Padilla-Jones A, Fisher ES, Akakpo JY, Jaeschke H, Rumack BH, Gerkin RD, Curry SC. The Effect of 4-Methylpyrazole on Oxidative Metabolism of Acetaminophen in Human Volunteers. J Med Toxicol. 2019; Nov. Doi: 10.1007/s13181-019-00740-z
  2. Robblee JV, Butterfield RJ, Kang AM, and Smith JH. Triptan and ergotamine overdoses in the United States: Analysis of the National Poison Data System. Neurology. 2019; Dec 2. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000008685
  3. Spyres MB, Farrugia LA, Kang AM, Calello DP, Campleman SL, Pizon A, Wiegand T, Kao L, Riley B, Li S, Wax PM, Brent J, Toxicology Investigators Consortium Study Group. The Toxicology Investigators Consortium Case Registry-the 2018 Annual Report. J Med Toxicol. 2019. Doi: 10.1007/s13181-019-00736-9
  4. Kang AM and Fisher ES. Thromboelastography with Platelet Studies (TEGĀ® with PlateletMappingĀ®) After Rattlesnake Envenomation in the Southwestern United States Demonstrates Inhibition of ADP-Induced Platelet Activation As Well As Clot Lysis. J Med Toxicol.. 2019. doi:10.1007/s13181-019-00729-8.
  5. Curry SC, Padilla-Jones A, Ruha AM, O'Connor AD, Kang AM, Wilkins DG, Jaeschke H, Wilhelms K, Gerkin RD, Acetaminophen Adduct Study Group. The Relationship Between Circulating Acetaminophen-Protein Adduct Concentrations and Alanine Aminotransferase Activities in Patients With and Without Acetaminophen Overdose and Toxicity. J Med Toxicol. 2019 Apr 12. doi: 10.1007/s13181-019-00705-2.
  6. Bennett BK, Boesen KJ, Welch SA, Kang AM. Study of factors contributing to scorpion envenomation in Arizona. J Med Toxicol. 2019; 15(1):30-5. Doi: 10.1007/s13181-018-0690-4.
  7. Kang AM. Substances involved in suicidal poisonings in the United States. Suicide Life Threat Behav. 2019; 49(5): 1307-17. Doi: 10.1111/sltb.12525.
  8. Kang AM and Brooks DE. Geographic distribution of scorpion exposures in the United States, 2010-2015. Am J Public Health. 2017; 107(12):1958-63. Doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2017.304094.
  9. Kang AM and Brooks DE. Nationwide scorpion exposures reported to US poison control centers from 2005 to 2015. J Med Toxicol. 2017; 13(2):158-65. Doi: 10.1007/s13181-016-0594-0.
  10. Kang AM and Brooks DE. US poison control center calls for infants 6 months of age and younger. Pediatrics. 2016; 137(2): e20151865. Doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-1865.

Book Chapters

  1. Kang AM. Salicylate Ingestion. In: Dye LR, Murphy C, Calello DP, Levine M, Skolnik A, eds. Case Studies in Medical Toxicology: Springer; 2018:25-34.
  2. Curry SC and Kang AM. Hematologic Syndromes: Hemolysis, Methemoglobinemia, and Sulfhemoglobinemia. In: Brent J, Burkhart K, Dargan P, et al, eds. Critical Care Toxicology, 2nd ed. Cham, Springer International Publishing; 2017. Doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-20790-2_9-2.