Jerrold B. Leikin runs one of the only dedicated comprehensive
clinical toxicology programs in the country. He is on staff
at all ENH institutions and does bedside evaluations of
all clinical toxicology issues throughout the corporation.
He has an outpatient practice for individuals and companies
evaluation at Glenbrook hospital through the OMEGA occupational
health center. Prospective patients are welcomed to make
appointments through the office phone number.
He has written
the standard textbooks for toxicology used throught the
country and internationally, is the editor of multiple
bioterrorism and toxicology textbooks and had published
hundreds of peer-reviewed publications. He is also tthe
senior editor for the monthly primary care journal, Disease-A-Month.
He has consulted for his expertise locally, nationally
and internationally for a variety of toxicologic and
bioterrorism related events.
As one of the
initial medical directors of the Illinois
Poison Center, he continues his active involvement
in teaching residents and fellows focusing on a myriad
of toxicologic issues brought up through the poison center
each day. Dr. Leikin also serves multiple other states
as a consultant for other issues requiring his expertise.
He holds a dual
professorship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Rush
Presbyterian St. Lukes in Chicago. His publications can
be accessed through the faculty page at www.nuhem.com.
Michael Wahl who is the current medical and administrative
director of the Illinois Poison Center is also an integral
physician for toxicology consults