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Dr. Brent W. Morgan

Dr. Brent W. Morgan, MD FACMT

Dr. Brent W. Morgan is a Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA USA. Dr. Morgan obtained his M.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1991. He completed an Emergency Medicine residency in 1994 at MetroHealth Medical Center and a Medical Toxicology fellowship at Carolinas Medical Center in 1996. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Medical Toxicology. In 2000, Dr. Morgan founded a combined Medical Toxicology fellowship training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Emory University and the Georgia Poison Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He serves as the Director of the Medical Toxicology fellowship and is the Chief of the Medical Toxicology section. Dr. Morgan established and directs the Georgia Occupational and Environmental Toxicology clinic at Grady Memorial Hospital. It is the only clinic in the state of Georgia certified by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics. In 2017, Dr. Morgan co-founded the Medication Assisted Opioid Treatment clinic at Grady where they combine behavioral therapy and medications to treat opioid use disorders.


  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Emergency Medicine


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Internship: MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Residency: MetroHealth Medical Center - Ohio


Devlin JJ, Pomerleau AC, Brent J, Morgan BW et al: Clinical features, testing, and management of patients with suspected prosthetic hip-associated cobalt toxicity: A systematic review of cases. (2013) Journal of Medical Toxicology. 9 (4):405-415.

Punja M, Pomerleau AC, Devlin JJ, Morgan BW et al: Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDR) encephalitis: an etiology worth considering in the differential diagnosis of delirium. (2013) Clinical Toxicology. 51(8):794-797.

Pomerleau AC, Gooden CE, Fantz CR, Morgan BW. Dermal exposure to a compounded pain cream resulting in severely elevated clonidine concentration. J Med Toxicol. 2014 Mar;10(1):61-4.

Marraffa JM, Holland MG, Sullivan RW, Morgan BW, Oakes JA, Wiegand TJ, Hodgman MJ. Cardiac conduction disturbance after loperamide abuse. (2014) Clinical Toxicology. 52 (9):952-957.

Liebzeit J, Patka J, Morgan B, Heron S: Applied Pharmacology: An Interesting Approach for Medical Students. (2014) Medical Education. 48 (11): 1116-1117.

Al Hatali BA, Al Mazroui SA, Alreesi AS, Geller RJ, Morgan BW, Kazzi ZN. Report of a Bite from a New Species of the Echis Genus-Echis omanensis. (2015) J Med Toxicol. 11(2):242-244.

Arnold J, Morgan B. Management of Lead Encephalopathy with DMSA after Exposure to Lead Contaminated-Moonshine. (2015) J Med Toxicol. 11(4): 464-467.

Pomerleau AC, Schrager JD, Morgan BW. Pilot Study of the Importance of Factors Affecting Emergency Department Opioid Analgesic Prescribing Decisions. (2016) J Med Toxicol. 12(3):282-288.

Santos C, Morgan BW, Geller RJ. The successful treatment of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) overdose in a patient with malignancy and HIV with uridine triacetate. 2017 Am J Emerg Med. 35 (5)(2017): 802-803.