John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha's educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
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Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Yesha R Patel, MD, Clinical Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford-Kaiser Emergency Medicine Residency Program.
David Jerrard, MD, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center;
Vincent W Yang, MD, PhD, Professor and Director, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.
Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.