John D Hoyle, Jr, MD

John D Hoyle, Jr, MD
John D Hoyle, Jr, MD

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Professor, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine


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1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. John D. Hoyle, Jr. is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics and Emergency Medical Services. Dr. Hoyle is the first and thus far, the only physician to obtain these four board certifications in the United States. There are only approximately 3130 physicians in the US that hold 4 board certifications. He is a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. He is a graduate of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky with a BA in Biology and Psychology in May 1989. He earned his MD from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in May 1994. He completed a combined residency in emergency medicine and pediatrics at Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana in June 1999.

Dr. Hoyle has clinical and research interests in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services. Before coming to Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, he served as Associate Medical Director for the Pediatric Emergency Department at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, which involved building a new Pediatric Emergency Department and developing new protocols for sedation and pain management. He also served for 10 years on the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PEACARN) and co-authored many large, definitive pediatric emergency medicine studies, including the PECARN Neuroimaging decision rule. He currently is completing an Emergency Medical Services for Children grant investigating the implementation of a pediatric drug dosing safety system for Emergency Medical Services. He serves as the Associate Medical Director for Pediatrics for the Kalamazoo County EMS system.