Emergency Snakebite Contacts – Venomous Snakes
This list is for emergency contact only. If you or someone you know has been envenomated by a snake and the symptoms are severe, you may want to email, or call one of these expert resources to help you understand the treatment protocol that must follow to ensure the well-being of the person bitten.
PLEASE do NOT contact these resources for anything other than an emergency. They are surely working on other emergencies and do not have time to entertain your questions about “what if” this or that.
Contact these resources for Impending loss of life, or other serious situations ONLY! Thanks!
NOTE- All phone numbers below are in the USA. If dialing internationally you MUST USE +1 first
Joe Pittman, RN, CSPI, Snakebite Treatment Specialist
Director-Florida Snakebite Institute/ Emergency Department RN, 18106 Lembrecht Way, Tampa, Florida 33647
Phone: +1 813 907 3157
Emergency Cell: +1 813 528 0743
Dr. Sean Bush, MD, FACEP, Professor, Envenomation Specialist
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brody School of Medicine, 600 Moye Boulevard, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27834-4354
Cell: +1 252 917 9311 or eFax: +1 240 218 8324
University of Arizona, 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Room 6131, Tucson, Arizona 85724
Phone: +1 520 626 1118
Dr. Daniel E. Keyler, Co-Director, Toxicology Research, Professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
Phone: +1 612 873 8760
Jim Harrison / Kristen Wiley, Director
Kentucky Reptile Zoo, 200 L & E Railroad Road, Slade, KY 40376
Phone: +1 606 663 9160
Emergency Cell: +1 859 749 9883 (Jim)
Emergency Cell: +1 859 749 9875 (Kristen)
Ray Hunter, Sc.D.
Hunter Serpentology, P.O. Box 8563, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34985
Phone: +1 772 215 7625
Chris Harper, EMTP, Snakebite Treatment Specialist
Phone: +1 706 296 2901
Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Information Center
Phone: +1 303 739 1123
or Toll Free from inside USA 1-800-222-1222
Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center
Phone: +1 520 626 6016
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Antivenin Bank Emergency
Phone: +1 786 336 6600