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Siamak Moayedi, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Emergency Medicine


110 S. Paca Street, 200

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-8025

Education and Training

  • 2006-2007       Distinguished Fellow

                                  American College of Emergency Physicians Teaching Fellowship

  • 2003-2004       Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine

                                  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 2001-2003       Resident, Emergency Medicine

                                  Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 2001                M.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • 1997                B.S. Biology, University of Maryland, College Park


Dr Moayedi has been teaching at the SOM since 2004.  His academic interests include medical student education, invasive medical procedure education and difficult intravenous access research. He has been teaching invasive medical procedures in the cadaver lab since 2004.  He has also authored 2 text book chapters about procedure education and has lectured internationally on the topic.  He is the director of two CME cadaver based courses and the medical student emergency medicine elective at Mercy Medical Center.

Dr. Moayedi works clinicaly at the Mercy Medical Center Emergency Department as well as the Department of Hyperbaric Medicine at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. 

Dr. Moayedi has been serving on the Education Committee for the American Academy of Emergency Medicine since 2015.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Difficult intravenous access Invasive emergency medicine procedure education

Highlighted Publications


  • Moayedi S, et al. Safety and Efficacy of the “Easy IJ”: An approach to Difficult IV access.  Journal of Emerg Med.  Dec 2016; vol 51, no6: 636-42
  • Witting M, Moayedi S, et al. Power injection through ultrasound-guided IV lines:  Safety and efficacy under an institutional policy.  Journal of Emeg Med.  In Press for e-publication
  • Witting M, Moayedi S, et al. Advanced intravenous access: technique choices, pain scores, and failure rates in a local registry.  Am J Emerg Med. Mar 2016; vlol 34, no 3: 553-7.
  • Witting M, Moayedi S, et al. Incidence of Advanced Intravenous Access in 2 Urban EDs.  Am J Emerg Med. May 2015; vol 33, no 5: 705-7.
  • Moayedi S. Ultrasound-Guided Venous Access with a Single Lumen Catheter into the Internal Jugular Vein [letter]. Journal of Emergency Medicine. Nov 2009; vol 37, no 4: 419.


  • Moayedi S and Torres M. Teaching Invasive Medical Procedures. In:  Rogers R, et al. Practical Teaching in Emergency Medicine 2nd edition. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2013.


  • Rogers S, Moayedi S. Medical Student Educator’s Handbook; Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine / Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, 2010.

Professional Activity

Course Director for Critical Procedures & Essential Procedures emergency medicine cadaver based CME courses

Director, Medical Student Emergency Medicine Rotation (Mercy Medical Center)

Director, Procedure Lab, Emergency Medicine Medial Student Rotation

Lead Preceptor for Introduction to Clinical Medicine