Alexander P. Isakov, MD, MPH


Emergency Medicine


Section of Prehospital & Disaster Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine

Medical Director

Air Life Georgia

Medical Director

Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department

Program Director

EMS Fellowship

Medical Director

Emory-Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Program

Executive Director

Emory Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-712-1301


Dr. Isakov joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 2000. He received his MD at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his emergency medicine residency at University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

Dr. Isakov is the recipient of Top 50 Peer Reviewers and Senior Reviewer for Annals of Emergency Medicine, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health, Navy and Marine Corps Medal of Commendation.

Dr. Isakov is a member of National Association of EMS Physicians (Board of Directors), Annals of Emergency Medicine (Ebola Expert Panel), and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. His research interests include EMS, community disaster resilience, international health, emerging infectious disease, disaster medicine.
  • Medical School, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Internship, Naval Regional Medical Center, Portsmouth, VA
  • Residency, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA
  • Fellowship, Boston EMS/Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA

American Board of Emergency Medicine (Board certified since 1999); Emergency Medical Services (Board cert since 2013)

EMS, emergency management, public health preparedness, community disaster resilience, international health, emerging infectious disease, disaster medicine