Daniel G Tobin MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Medical Director, Chase Outpatient Center

Research Interests

Quality Improvement; Prescription Drug Abuse

Research Summary

Dr. Tobin is currently spearheading a a quality improvement project on high blood pressure at the Chase Outpatient Center. He is also collaborating with colleagues on a new initiative exploring the use of a chronic pain management consult clinic in a primary care setting.

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Tobin has written extensively for the Cortlandt Forum Medical Journal as one their medical editors, and is currently spearheading a quality improvement project at the Chase Outpatient Center. This project uses Practice Improvement Modules developed by the American Board of Internal Medicine to improve the care delivery for patients with hypertension who are followed by the housestaff at the clinic. In addition, Dr. Tobin is collaborating with colleagues to develop and evaluate the utility of a chronic pain management clinic in the primary care setting.

Selected Publications

  • Federman DG, Kravetz JD, Tobin DG, Ma F, Kirsner RS. Full body skin examinations. The patient's perspective. Arch Dermatol. 2004 140:530-534.
  • D.Tobin. Should initial pneumonia therapy cover atypical pathogens? Cortlandt Forum 2005 19(1): 60.
  • D.Tobin. Antibiotic prophylaxis for the neutropenic chemotherapy patient. Cortlandt Forum 2005 18(8): 48.
  • D.Tobin. Can caffeine increase risk of irregular heartbeat? Cortland Forum 2005 18(5): 59.
  • D.Tobin. Is CHF therapy causing hyperkalemia? Cortlandt Forum 2004 17(11): 68.

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