Health Professionals

Service To The Medical Community

The Banner Poison and Drug Information Center is dedicated to working with and supporting other health care professionals.

We have six board-certified physician toxicologists and three toxicologists–in-training based at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.

They provide:

  • Lectures/ in-service training for physicians/ nurses at hospitals and health care clinics. Call (602) 839-6690.
  • Telephone consultation regarding poisoned patients, 24 hours a day 365 days a year - (800) 222-1222. 
  • A toxicology clinic can be accessed by calling (602) 839-6690.
  • IMEs ( Independent Medical Evaluations) for other physicians, lawyers and claims adjusters. Call (602) 839-6690.

The Banner Poison and Drug Information Center encourages requests for in-service and consultations from:

  • Occupational health clinics
  • Fire departments
  • Hazardous material teams
  • First responders
  • Workplace in the event of chemical or biological accidents and exposures
  • Private physician’s offices
  • Pharmacies
  • Emergency facilities
  • Urgent Care facilities
  • Drug abuse and  alcohol treatment facilities

Physicians can be reached through the (800) 222-1222 telephone line 365 days a year.