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Anthony Mazzeo

Anthony Mazzeo, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Clinical Associate Professor; Vice Chair, Mercy Health System

Department: Emergency Medicine

Specialties: Emergency Medicine


  • MD - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (2002)
  • BA in Economics - Haverford College (1997)

Awards & Honors

  • 2015 Best Doctors, Delaware County Daily Times Reader’s Choice Best Doctors (June 2015)
  • 2013 Top Doctors, as chosen by their peers, Main Line Today Magazine (December 2013)
  • Multiple Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Doctor's Day Awards, including Hardest Worker (2008, 2010), Best Leader (2011, 2013, 2015), Best Team Player (2012) and Most Dedicated (2013)
  • 2012 Mercy Health System Performance Excellence Award, departmental award received for successful “Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction and Care Efficiency Initiative,” (November 30, 2012)
  • 2012 Heart of Mercy Award Nominee (September 25, 2012)
  • 2011 Mercy Health System Quality Award, shared departmental award received for successful initiatives to reduce door-to-balloon times for Emergency Department STEMI Patients (November 4, 2011)
  • Young Attending Award, given to the Drexel EM Attending in their first five years of practice who provides exemplary patient care and is the best resident mentor/educator (June 14, 2007)

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Emergency Physicians
    • ACEP National Emergency Medicine Practice Committee
      • Chairman, Subcommittee on ED Planning and Resources
      • Chairman, Subcommittee on Roles and Responsibilities of ED Medical Director
    • ACEP National Coding & Nomenclature Committee
    • ACEP National Reimbursement Committee
    • ACEP National Quality and Patient Safety Committee
  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Department Operations Study Group
  • Emergency Department Care Transitions Collaborative, Southeast Pennsylvania Region

Anthony Mazzeo, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, is a board-certified emergency medicine physician at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He previously served as the associate director, and then the medical director of the Mercy Fitzgerald Emergency Department from 2008 to 2015. He also serves as the co-lead for the Trinity Health System Emergency Care Collaborative.

Dr. Mazzeo has a clinical interest in emergency department operations, patient flow and patient satisfaction, quality and patient safety, emergency medicine coding and reimbursement, and health economics.


  • Emergency Medicine - MCP/Drexel University College of Medicine (2005)

Affiliated Hospitals

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

Anthony Mazzeo, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, is a clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, and vice chair, Mercy Health Systems, at Drexel University College of Medicine. He is also the chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. He provides daily instruction for emergency medicine residents on rotation at Mercy and lectures during grand rounds. Dr Mazzeo also interviews residency applicants. He serves as a clinical preceptor for the Clinical Skills course at Drexel, an advisor and mentor for emergency medicine residents and pathway students, and an instructor for advanced cardiac life support.

Dr. Mazzeo's academic and research interests include emergency department operations, patient satisfaction and burns. He is an oral board examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine.


"Consensus Statement on Advancing Research in Emergency Department Operations and Its Impact on Patient Care"
Yiadom M., Ward, Chang, Pines, Jouriles, Yealy, ED Operations Study Group
Academic Emergency Medicine, Volume 22, Issue 6, pp 757-764, June 2015

"Patient Satisfaction Surveys and Quality of Care: An Information Paper."
Farley, Enguidanos, Coletti, Honigman, Mazzeo, et al.
Annals of Emergency Medicine, October 2014

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First Consult, Clinical Key website, available at, Elsevier, 2013

White Paper: "Care of the Psychiatric Patient in the Emergency Department – A Review of the Literature"
Brown, Chanmugam, Enguidanos, Farley, Greenberg, Mazzeo, Medford-Davis, Pace, Sugarman, Turturro, Wiler, Zun
ACEP, September 2013

Book Chapters and Chapter Reviews

"Burn Care Procedures"
Mazzeo AS, Price LA, Gerold KB
In: Roberts & Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier; 758-787, 2013

Chapter reviewer for "Exercise" in The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., updated continuously online at, last published in 2011

"Burn Care Procedures"
Bethel CA, Mazzeo AS
In: Roberts & Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine, 5th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders Elsevier, 692-714, 2010

"Intracavernous Epinephrine: A Minimally Invasive Treatment for Priapism in the Emergency Department"
J. Roberts, C. Price, T. Mazzeo
Journal of Emergency Medicine, Volume 36, Issue 3, Pages 285-289, 2009

Chapter reviewer for "Exercise and Fitness," in The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., updated continuously online at, last published in 2009

Authored multiple chapters in: Pityriasis Rosea, Galeazzi Fracture/Dislocation, Monteggia Fracture/Dislocation, Corneal Abrasion, Corneal Ulcer
Greenberg MI, et al. Greenberg's Text-Atlas of Emergency Medicine, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2005

Newspaper Articles

"Staying Safe This Summer"
Mazzeo AS
Delco Times, June 24, 2014

"Summer Activities Carry Risk"
Mazzeo AS
Philadelphia Inquirer, July 6, 2014


"Abscess Incision and Drainage"
Invited teaching faculty, American College of Physicians "Internal Medicine" 2013, 2014 and 2015 Conferences:
San Francisco, Calif., April 11-13, 2013
Orlando, Fla., April 10-12, 2014
Boston, Mass., April 30-May 2, 2015

"Emergency Patient Satisfaction"
Temple University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: March 14, 2013 and July 23, 2015
Drexel University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: June 5, 2013

"Trauma in the Non-Trauma Center"
UMDNJ-RWJ Rutgers Medical School Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, June 10, 2015

"To Scan or Not to Scan: a Discussion of CT Scan in Patients on Antiplatelet Agents with Minor Head Injury"
Invited speaker, PA-ACEP Scientific Assembly, April 15, 2010

"Charting, Coding and Reimbursement in Emergency Medicine"
UMDNJ-RWJ Rutgers Medical School Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, December 4, 2013
Reading Hospital Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, July 25, 2012
Drexel University Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Annually 2005 - Present

"Triage Time-Bombs"
Invited speaker, Emergency Nurses Association Meeting, May 15, 2013
Also given at the MCMC Emergency Nurses Symposium, May 14, 2013 and October 30, 2013

"Emergency Department Stroke Care"
MCMC Stroke Symposium, July 19, 2012

"Orthopedic Injuries and Splinting Workshop"
Annual workshop given each July for Emergency Medicine Residents at Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, 2010-present

"Post-Arrest Therapeutic Hypothermia in the ED"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: October 23, 2013 and October 14, 2009
Emergency Nurses Symposium, December 17, 2009

"Stroke and Pre-Hospital Care"
Mercy EMS Lecture, June 15, 2010

"Emergency Medicine Board Review"
Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, January 17, 2006

"Drugs of Abuse"
Lecture given to annual Mercy Emergency Nurses Symposium, 2010-2012

"PCP Pneumonia"
Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia Critical Care Conference: April 29, 2004 and March 19, 2009
Drexel Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds: July 27, 2004

* This physician's clinical practice is independent of Drexel University.

Contact Information

Department of Emergency Medicine
Mercy Philadelphia Hospital
501 South 54th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103