Scott A. Syverud, MD


Professor of Emergency Medicine
President, Clinical Staff

P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0699
Phone: (434) 924-8485
Fax: (434) 924-2877



  • Chief Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati (1985)
  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Research, University of Cincinnati (1984)
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati (1983)
  • MD, State University of New York Syracuse (1981)
  • BS, Physical Science, Michigan State University (1977)

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Undergraduate and graduate medical education
  • Practice management in Emergency Medicine
  • Forensic nursing

Leadership Roles

  • President, University of Virginia Clinical Staff
  • UVA Haiti Relief Team Member (2010)
  • President, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (1999 – 2000)


  • Minak J, Syverud SA, Dillingham R, Dort K; Gessner A: Patient perceptions of HIV Testing in a Non-urban Emergency Department’s Express Care. Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine, 20: 161-165, 2013.
  • Borek H, Carlberg D, Holstege C, Syverud SA: Survival of Acute Hypernatremia Due to Massive Soy Sauce Ingestion, Journal of Emergency Medicine, 45:228-231, 2013.
  • Sorensen EL, Keeling A, Snyder A, Syverud SA: Decreasing ED Length of Stay with Use of the Ottawa Ankle Rules Among Nurses.  Journal of Emergency Nursing 38: 350-352, 2012.
  • Larese SR, Snyder AE, Gorman E, Syverud SA:  Exposing Novice Medical and Nursing Students to Point of Care Sonographic Skills.  Journal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, 28:2, pp 91-94, 2012