James Alan Chenoweth, M.D., M.A.S. for UC Davis Health

James Alan Chenoweth, M.D., M.A.S.

Assistant Professor

Director of Toxicology Research

James Alan Chenoweth is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Emergency Medicine

Medical Toxicology


Emergency Medicine

Locations and Contact

Emergency Medicine Department

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


Emergency Medicine

Undergraduate School

B.A., Union College, Lincoln NE 2006

Medical School

M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda CA 2010


Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2010-2013


Medical Toxicology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2013-2016


Research, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2014-2016

Awarded the Excellence in Emergency Medicine faculty award at Loma Linda, 2010

Chenoweth JA, Gaona SD, Faul ME, Holmes JF, Nishijima DK. Incidence of Delayed Intracranial Hemorrhage in Older Patients After Blunt Head Trauma. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jun 1;153(6):570-575.

Chenoweth JA. “Isopropyl Alcohol”. Poisoning and Drug Overdose, 7th Edition. 2018: pp 282-284.

Chenoweth JA, Hougham AM, Colby DK, et al. Monitoring the corrected QT in the acute care setting: A comparison of the 12-lead ECG and bedside monitor. Am J Emerg Med. 2018;36(5):777-779.

Chenoweth JA, Johnson MA, Shook L, Sutter ME, Nishijima DK, Holmes JF. Prevalence of Intracranial Hemorrhage after Blunt Head Trauma in Patients on Pre-injury Dabigatran. West J Emerg Med. 2017;18(5):794-799.

Sutter ME, Gerona RR, Davis MT, Roche BM, Colby DK, Chenoweth JA, Adams AJ, Owen KP, Ford JB, Black HB, Albertson TE. Fatal Fentanyl: One Pill Can Kill. Acad Emerg Med. 2017;24(1):106-113.

Chenoweth JA, Colby DK, Sutter ME, et al. Massive diltiazem and metoprolol overdose rescued with extracorporeal life support. Am J Emerg Med. 2017;35(10):1581 e1583-1581 e1585.

Sutter ME, Wintemute GJ, Clarke SO, Roche BM, Chenoweth JA, Gutierrez R, Albertson TE. The Changing Use of Intravenous Opioids in an Emergency Department. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2015 Dec; 16(7): 1079-83.

Chenoweth JA, Gerona RR, Ford JB, Sutter ME, Rose JS, Albertson TE, et al. Altered Mental Status and End Organ Damage Associated with the use of Gacyclidine: A Case Series. Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2015 Mar;11(1):115-20.

Albertson TE, Chenoweth J, Ford J, Owen K, Sutter ME. Is it prime time for alpha2-adrenocepter agonists in the treatment of withdrawal syndromes? Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2014;10(4):369-81.

Sutter ME, Chenoweth J, Albertson TE. Alternative Drugs of Abuse. Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology. 2014 Feb; 46(1):3-18.