Pholaphat Charles Inboriboon, M.D., M.P.H., FACEP
Associate Professor, Associate Residency Program Director
Department(s) of Emergency Medicine
Truman Medical Center - Hospital Hill, Children's Mercy Hospital
Education and Background
University of Illinois at Chicago
M.P.H. - University of Rochester
Residency - Emergency Medicine - University of Illinois at Chicago
Fellowship - International Emergency Medicine - University of Rochester
ABEM Diplomate - 2007
Meet Pholaphat Inboriboon
Dr. Inboriboon was born and raised in Chicago, IL. He completed the combined BS/MD program at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Subsequently, he completed his emergency medicine residency training at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he served as chief resident. Following residency he completed a fellowship in international emergency medicine and obtained his masters in public health at the University of Rochester. During that time, he worked abroad in Thailand, India, Haiti, Kosovo, and Nicaragua. Following completion of his fellowship he stayed on as teaching faculty until he relocated to San Diego, where his wife pursued her fellowship training in Rheumatology. In 2012, he joined the Department of Emergency Medicine at UMKC where he serves as Director of International Emergency Medicine Programs and as part of the Residency Leadership. He works clinically at both Truman Medical Center and Children’s Mercy Hospital. His academic interests include medical education and technology, international emergency medicine systems development, and global health.
Specialties and Research/Medical Interests
Current projects include: Sepsis: Evaluation of patients that are discharged from the ED that presented with SIRS criteria. We are looking at factors associated with return visits and 30 day mortality. We are also looking at mechanisms related to sepsis and how they can be potentially be modified. Human Factors/Medical Education: We are looking at developing a residency dashboard that will facilitate medical education activities included required administrative tasks and development of an online educational repository. Health Disparities/Global health: Looking at health disparities in asthma management.