Last updated on: 8/24/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Thomas Geller, MD Biography

Title:
Associate Professor of Child Neurology at the Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Aug. 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
Physicians [Physicians are the "key experts" in the medical marijuana debate because the issue is thought by many to be ultimately based on the medical value and risks of marijuana, and Physicians, with their training and clinical work, should (at least in theory) have the best knowledge of marijuana's medical value and risks.] [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Associate Professor, Child Neurology, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 2001-present
  • Pediatric Neurologist, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children Hospital
  • General pediatrician and pediatric neurologist, United States Navy
  • Member, Child Neurology Society, the American Academy of Neurology, The American Epilepsy Society and the Children’s Oncology Group
  • Board of Directors, Missouri Pain Initiative
Education:
  • Residency, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • MD, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 1980
Other:
  • Board certified in both neurology with special qualification in child neurology and pediatrics.
  • Recognized as one of the “Best Doctors of St Louis” in 2005 and 2006 in St Louis Magazine.
Quoted in:
  1. Can Marijuana Use Cause Death?