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Dr. Joshua Guttman

Dr. Joshua Guttman, MD, FRCPC, FACEP

Dr. Joshua Guttman was born and raised in Montreal, Canada. He earned his medical degree at the McGill University Faculty of Medicine and continued on to complete a residency in Emergency Medicine at McGill University, where he spent a year as chief resident. He then completed a fellowship in emergency medicine ultrasound at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in New York, NY. Currently Dr. Guttman is an assistant professor and the ultrasound fellowship director at the Emory University School of Medicine. He works clinically as an attending physician at Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Guttman lectures nationally and internationally on point of care ultrasound and runs a national point of care ultrasound course. Dr. Guttman is an author on multiple book chapters and review articles on both ultrasound and other Emergency Medicine topics. He serves on multiple national committees focused on ultrasound education and administration. Aside from being the fellowship director, Dr. Guttman is actively involved in ultrasound education, research and administration as well as resident education at Emory University. His current research includes novel applications of cardiac and bowel point of care ultrasound.


  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

  • ABMS Emergency Medicine


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center


  • Emory

Education & Training

  • Medical School: McGill University
  • Residency: MCGill University


Diagnostic point-of-care ultrasound: assessment techniques for the pediatric trauma patient Guttman J, Nelson BP. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2019 Jul 15;16(Suppl 7):1-50. PMID: 31339258 Similar articles Select item 27998636

Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome. Bellapu S, Guttman J. J Emerg Med. 2017 Apr;52(4):e101-e104. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2016.11.026. Epub 2016 Dec 18. PMID: 27998636 Similar articles Select item 27125015

Diagnostic Emergency Ultrasound: Assessment Techniques In The Pediatric Patient. Guttman J, Nelson BP. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2016 Jan;13(1):1-27; quiz 27-8. Review. PMID: 27125015 Similar articles Select item 26682501

Diagnostic Emergency Ultrasound: Assessment Techniques In The Pediatric Patient. Guttman J, Nelson BP. Pediatr Emerg Med Pract. 2016 Jan;12(12):1-28. Epub 2016 Jan 2. PMID: 26682501 Similar articles Select item 25927264

Point-of-care ultrasonography for the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction in the emergency department. Guttman J, Stone MB, Kimberly HH, Rempell JS. CJEM. 2015 Mar;17(2):206-9. doi: 10.2310/8000.2014.141382. PMID: 25927264 Similar articles Select item 22554443 6. Critical predictors of pulmonary embolism. Guttman J, Dankoff J. CJEM. 2012 Mar;14(2):120-3. doi: 10.2310/8000.2012.110553. PMID: 22554443