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Dr. Alaina R. Steck

Dr. Alaina R. Steck, MD

Dr. Steck is board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Medical Toxicology, and Addiction Medicine. She works in the Grady Emergency Department as well as with the Georgia Poison Center and the Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment clinic at 10 Park Place.


  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Emergency Medicine


  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Residency: Boston Medical Center

Honors & Awards

Featured Faculty, Emory School of Medicine Educator Appreciation Day (5/2017)


Davlantes E, Shartar S, Venero J, Steck A, Langston A, Kazzi ZN. “Opportunity for Collaboration Between Radiation Injury Treatment Network Centers and Medical Toxicology Specialists.” Southern Medical Journal, 2017; 110(8):497-501. doi: 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000677

Sobel RM, Steck AR. “Low-dose ketamine in the age of opioids.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2017; 35(6):917-918. doi: 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.03.062

Anwar M, Kasper A, Steck AR, Schier J. “Bongkrekic acid: A review of a lesser-known mitochondrial toxin.” Journal of Medical Toxicology, 2017; 13(2):173-179. doi: 10.1007/s13181-016-0577-1

Schwartz MD, Trecki J, Edison LA, Steck AR, Arnold JK, Gerona RR. “A common source outbreak of severe delirium associated with exposure to the novel synthetic cannabinoid ADB-PINACA.” Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2015; 48(5):573-580. doi:10.1016/j.jemermed.2014.12.038

Drenzek C, Geller RJ, Steck A, Arnold J, Lopez G, Gerona R, Edison L. “Notes from the field: Severe illness associated with synthetic cannabinoid use – Brunswick, Georgia, 2013.” Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report, 62(46):939. PMID: 24257204

Kue R, Steck A. “Prehospital diagnosis and management of patients with acute stroke.” Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, 30(3):617-35. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2012.05.003

Calner PA, Salinas ML, Steck AR, Schecter-Perkins E. “Haemophilus influenzae sepsis and placental abruption in an unvaccinated immigrant.” Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 8(1):133-5. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2011.7.6783