Andrew I. Geller, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine

Attending Physician

Emory Rehabilitation Hospital

Medical Officer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Medication Safety Team, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion


  • BS, Cornell University, 2001
  • MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2008
  • Medical Intern, Transitional Year Program, Carney Hospital, 2009
  • Residency, Emory University, 2012



  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  • Emory University Robert L. Bennett, MD Teaching Award, 2014 
  • NCEZID Director’s Award, 2014 
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Public Health Service Citation, 2014
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Hazardous Duty Award, 2014
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Outstanding Unit Citation, 2014
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Unit Commendation , 2014
  • CDC & ATSDR Honor Award for Excellence in Domestic Emergency Response, 2013
  • NCEZID Director’s Award, 2013
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Regular Corps Ribbon, 2012
  • US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Commissioned Corps Training Ribbon, 2012
  • Association of American Medical Colleges: Caring for Community Grant, 2005
  • Rotary Foundation: Individual Service Grant, 2004


Book Chapters

  • Geller AI, Strasser DC. Polypharmacy. In: Means K, Kortebein P, Buschbacher R, editors. Geriatrics: Rehabilitation Medicine Quick Reference. New York: Demos Medical; 2012. ISBN 978-193-628-7093.
  • Burke DT, Geller AI. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in neurological patients. In: Kohout P, editor. Gastrostomy. Rijeka:  InTech; 2011. ISBN: 978-953-307-365-1

Journal Articles

  • Geller AI, Shehab N, Weidle NJ, et al. “Emergency Department Visits for Adverse Events Related to Dietary Supplements.” N Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 15;373(16):1531-40.
  • See I, Bagchi S, Booth S, Scholz D, Geller AI, et al. Outbreak of Clostridium difficile Infections at an Outpatient Hemodialysis Facility—Michigan, 2012–2013. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2015 Aug;36(8):972-4.
  • Hastings DL, Tokars JI, Abdelaziz AM, et al. Investigation of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Outbreak at a Public Tertiary Care Hospital Focusing on Patient-to-Patient Transmission— Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2014. Emer Infect Dis 2015 (in press).
  • Alradaddi BM, Al-Salmi HS, Jacobs-Slifka KJ, et al. Retrospective Cohort Study of Risk Factors for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection Among Healthcare Personnel (in press).
  • Stafford CD, Boyd E, Geller AI. Rehabilitation of a Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Caused by Tourette’s Syndrome: A Case Report. Int J Med Pharm Cas Rep 2015 5(4): 1-5.
  • Geller AI, Shehab N, Lovegrove MC, et al. “National Estimates of Insulin-related Hypoglycemia and Errors Leading to Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations.” JAMA Intern Med. 2014 May 1;174(5):678-86.                                                    
  • Lee J, Geller AI, Strasser DC. “Analytical review: focus on fall screening assessments.” PM&R. 2013 Jul;5(7):609-21.
  • Chiller TM, Roy M, Nguyen D, et al. "Clinical findings for fungal infections caused by methylprednisolone injections." N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 24;369(17):1610-9.
  • Lovegrove M, Hampton LM, Budnitz DS, Geller AI (corresponding). “Notes from the Field: Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations for Buprenorphine Ingestion by Children —United States, 2010–2011.” MMWR. 2013 Jan;62(03);56-56. (Reprinted in JAMA)
  • Coronado V, McGuire L, Sarmiento K, et al. “Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury in the U.S. and the public health response: 1995-2009.” J Saf Res. 2012 Sep;43(4):299-307.