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Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.

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Emergency Medicine, Cardiology (clinical)

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Department: 336-716-3617

Email: bhiestan@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Ohio State University, 1994
  • M.D., Ohio State University, 1998
  • M.P.H., Ohio State University, 2007
  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Ohio State U Med Ctr, 2001

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

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  • Emer Med Cardiac Res & Educ Gr

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  • 1134209117
Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.

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Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.

Professor, Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Emergency Service, Hospital; Heart Failure; Emergency Medical Services; Acute Coronary Syndrome; Chest Pain
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Academic: 336-716-3617 | Department: 336-716-3617

Email: bhiestan@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Video-augmented feedback for procedural performance. Wittler M, Hartman N, Manthey D, Hiestand B, Askew K.. Med Teach. 2016;38(6):607-612.

Adherence to an accelerated diagnostic protocol for chest pain: secondary analysis of the HEART Pathway randomized trial. Mahler SA, Riley RF, Russell GB, Hiestand BC, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Bringolf J, Elliott SB, Herrington DM, Burke GL, Miller CD.. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(1):70-77.

HEART pathway accelerated diagnostic protocol implementation: prospective pre-post interrupted time series design and methods. Mahler SA, Burke GL, Duncan PW, Case LD, Herrington DM, Riley RF, Wells BJ, Hiestand BC, Miller CD.. JMIR Res Protoc. 2016;5(1):e10.

Diagnosing acute heart failure in the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Martindale JL, Wakai A, Collins SP, Levy PD, Diercks D, Hiestand BC, Fermann GJ, deSouza I, Sinert R.. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(3):223-242.

Chest pain risk stratification: a comparison of the 2-hour accelerated diagnostic protocol (ADAPT) and the HEART Pathway. Stopyra JP, Miller CD, Hiestand BC, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Riley RF, Russell GB, Burke GL, Herrington D, Hoekstra JW, Mahler SA.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2016;15(2):46-49.

Prehospital administration of epinephrine in pediatric anaphylaxis - a statewide perspective [abstract]. Cristiano LM, Hiestand BC, Gower WA, Gilbert KC, Caldwell JW, Fernandez AR, Winslow JE.. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016;137(2 Suppl):AB56.

Validation of a performance checklist for ultrasound-guided internal jugular central lines for use in procedural instruction and assessment. Hartman N, Wittler M, Askew K, Hiestand B, Manthey D.. Postgrad Med J. 2016;():.

Syncope risk stratification in the emergency department: another step forward. Nicks BA, Hiestand B.. Acad Emerg Med. 2016;23(8):949-951.

Impact of a 'team-focused CPR' protocol on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival in a rural EMS system. Stopyra JP, Courage C, Davis CA, Hiestand BC, Nelson RD, Winslow JE.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2016;15(3):98-102.

Early management of patients with acute heart failure: state of the art and future directions. A consensus document from the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine/Heart Failure Society of America Acute Heart Failure Working Group. Collins S, Storrow AB, Albert NM, Butler J, Ezekowitz J, Felker GM, Fermann GJ, Fonarow GC, Givertz MM, Hiestand B, Hollander JE, Lanfear DE, Levy PD, Pang PS, Peacock WF, Sawyer DB, Teerlink JR, Lenihan DJ.. J Card Fail. 2015;21(1):27-43.

Early management of patients with acute heart failure: state of the art and future directions--a consensus document from the SAEM/HFSA acute heart failure working group. Collins SP, Storrow AB, Levy PD, Albert N, Butler J, Ezekowitz JA, Felker GM, Fermann GJ, Fonarow GC, Givertz MM, Hiestand B, Hollander JE, Lanfear DE, Pang PS, Peacock WF, Sawyer DB, Teerlink JR, Lenihan DJ.. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22(1):94-112.

If not us, then who? Palliative care referral from the emergency department [commentary]. Knott DA, Hiestand BC.. Acad Emerg Med. 2015;22(2):227-228.

The HEART pathway randomized trial: identifying emergency department patients with acute chest pain for early discharge. Mahler SA, Riley RF, Hiestand BC, Russell GB, Hoekstra JW, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Elliott SB, Herrington DM, Burke GL, Miller CD.. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8(2):195-203.

Assessing trauma care capabilities of the health centers in Northern Ghana. Tabiri S, Nicks BA, Dykstra R, Hiestand B, Hildreth A.. World J Surg. 2015;39(10):2422-2427.

Combined versus detailed evaluation components in medical student global rating indexes. Askew KL, O'Neill JC, Hiestand B, Manthey DE.. West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(6):885-888.

Considerations for initial therapy in the treatment of acute heart failure. Peacock WF, Cannon CM, Singer AJ, Hiestand BC.. Crit Care. 2015;19():399.

Performance of the EDACS-accelerated diagnostic pathway in a cohort of US patients with acute chest pain. Stopyra JP, Miller CD, Hiestand BC, Lefebvre CW, Nicks BA, Cline DM, Askew KL, Riley RF, Russell GB, Hoekstra JW, Mahler SA.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2015;14(4):134-138.

Epidemiology of advance directives in extended care facility patients presenting to the emergency department. Wall J, Hiestand B, Caterino J.. West J Emerg Med. 2015;16(7):966-973.

Lessons in flying: crew resource management as a quality improvement method for acute coronary syndromes care. Levy PD, Dancy JN, Stowell SA, Hoekstra JW, Arthur CL, Wilson CH, Bednar JM, Dorman T, Hiestand B.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2014;13(1):36-42.

A pilot study of implantable cardiac device interrogation by emergency department personnel. Neuenschwander JF, Hiestand BC, Peacock WF, Billings JM, Sondrup C, Hummel JD, Abraham WT.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2014;13(1):6-8.

ReSTART: a novel framework for resource-based triage in mass-casualty events. Mills AF, Argon NT, Ziya S, Hiestand B, Winslow J.. J Spec Oper Med. 2014;14(1):30-39.

The management of acute hypertension in patients with renal dysfunction: labetalol or nicardipine?. Varon J, Soto-Ruiz KM, Baumann BM, Borczuk P, Cannon CM, Chandra A, Cline DM, Diercks DB, Hiestand B, Hsu A, Jois-Bilowich P, Kaminski B, Levy P, Nowak RM, Schrock JW, Peacock WF.. Postgrad Med. 2014;126(4):124-130.

Medical student electives in wilderness medicine: curriculum guidelines. Lareau SA, Caudell MJ, Pandit KB, Hiestand BC.. Wilderness Environ Med. 2014;25(4):474-480.

Vitamin D deficiency in children with fractures. Contreras JJ, Hiestand B, O'Neill JC, Schwartz R, Nadkarni M.. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014;30(11):777-781.

Confounded by hospitalization: risk stratification and admission decisions in emergency department patients with acute heart failure [commentary]. Collins S, Hiestand B.. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(1):106-107.

Reduction in observation unit length of stay with coronary computed tomography angiography depends on time of emergency department presentation. Mahler SA, Hiestand BC, Nwanaji-Enwerem J, Goff DC, Burke GL, Douglas Case L, Nicks B, Miller CD.. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(3):231-239.

Intravenous nicardipine and labetalol use in hypertensive patients with signs or symptoms suggestive of end-organ damage in the emergency department: a subgroup analysis of the CLUE trial. Cannon CM, Levy P, Baumann BM, Borczuk P, Chandra A, Cline DM, Diercks DB, Hiestand B, Hsu A, Jois P, Kaminski B, Nowak RM, Schrock JW, Varon J, Peacock WF.. BMJ Open. 2013;3(3):e002338.

Avoidable utilization of the chest pain observation unit: evaluation of very-low-risk patients. Mahler SA, Burke GL, Goff DC Jr, Hiestand BC, Nicks BA, Hoekstra JW, Case LD, Miller CD.. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2013;12(2):59-64.

Weekday psychiatry faculty rounds on emergency department psychiatric patients reduces length of stay. Blumstein H, Singleton AH, Suttenfield CW, Hiestand BC.. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(5):498-502.

Implantable cardiac devices and the acute care management of decompensated heart failure. Hiestand B, Laribi S, Mebazaa A.. Curr Emerg Hosp Med Rep. 2013;1(2):105-111.

Increasing faculty attendance at emergency medicine resident conferences: does CME credit make a difference?. Lefebvre CW, Hiestand B, Bond MC, Fox SM, Char D, Weber DS, Glenn D, Patterson LA, Manthey DE.. J Grad Med Educ. 2013;5(1):41-45.

Stress CMR reduces revascularization, hospital readmission, and recurrent cardiac testing in intermediate-risk patients with acute chest pain. Miller CD, Case LD, Little WC, Mahler SA, Burke GL, Harper EN, Lefebvre C, Hiestand B, Hoekstra JW, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG.. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6(7):785-794.

The diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Cudnik MT, Darbha S, Jones J, Macedo J, Stockton SW, Hiestand BC.. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(11):1088-1100.

Real-time use of a chest pain risk stratification clinical decision rule: a cautionary tale [abstract]. Mahler SA, Riley RF, Burke GL, Hiestand BC, Miller CD.. Ann Emerg Med. 2013;62(4 Suppl):S112.

The pediatric headache that would not go away. Dunn B, McCalla C, Hiestand B, O'Brien MC.. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29(12):1283-1286.

Outcomes of patients with sepsis with the implementation of a pre-hospital sepsis protocol [abstract]. Walker J, McGinnis H, Robinson P, Halsey M, Hiestand B.. Crit Care Med. 2013;41(12 Suppl 1):A265.

Does my patient have mesenteric ischemia? [podcast]. Hiestand B.. The EMJClub Emerg Med Podcast. 2013;():.

Length of stay for observation unit chest pain patients tested with coronary computed tomography angiography compared to stress testing depends on time of emergency department presentation [abstract]. Mahler SA, Hiestand BC, Hoekstra JW, Goff DC, Miller CD.. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S152.

Cholesteryl esters associated with acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase-2 predict coronary arter stenosis in patients with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome [abstract]. Miller CD, Thomas MJ, Hiestand B, Samuel MP, Wilson MD, Sawyer J, Rudel LL.. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(Suppl 1):S150.

Cardiogenic shock. Hiestand B. In: Cline DM, Ma OJ, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, Thomas SH, Handel DA, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine manual. 7th ed. New York: McGraw Hill Medical;2012: 124-126.

Cholesteryl esters associated with Acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase predict coronary artery disease in patients with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome. Miller CD, Thomas MJ, Hiestand B, Samuel MP, Wilson MD, Sawyer J, Rudel LL.. Acad Emerg Med. 2012;19(6):673-682.

Standardized reporting criteria for studies evaluating suspected acute heart failure syndromes in the emergency department. Storrow AB, Lindsell CJ, Collins SP, Diercks DB, Filippatos GS, Hiestand BC, Hollander JE, Kirk JD, Levy PD, Miller CD, Naftilan AJ, Nowak RM, Pang PS, Peacock WF, Gheorghiade M, Cleland JGF.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;60(9):822-832.

Cardiogenic shock. Hiestand BC. In: Cline DM, Ma OJ, Cydulka RK, Meckler GD, Handel DA, Thomas SH, eds. Tintinalli's emergency medicine: just the facts. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill;2012: 81.

The diagnosis of acute mesenteric ischemia: a systematic review and meta-analysis [abstract]. Jones J, Cudnik MT, Stockton S, Macedo J, Darbha S, Hiestand B.. Ann Emerg Med. 2012;60(4 Suppl):S23.

Comparison of an automated algorithm to expert physician interpretation of 80-lead body surface mapping in the evaluation of acute myocardial ischemia and infarction in patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain:. Lefebvre CW, Krucoff MW, Hiestand BC, Chandra A, Cairns CB, Massaro J, Hoekstra J.. J Electrocardiol. 2012;45(6):702-707.

Therapy and outcomes in massive pulmonary embolism from the Emergency Medicine Pulmonary Embolism in the Real World Registry. Lin BW, Schreiber DH, Liu G, Briese B, Hiestand B, Slattery D, Kline JA, Goldhaber SZ, Pollack CV Jr.. Am J Emerg Med. 2012;30(9):1774-1781.

Derivation of a simplified pulmonary embolism triage score (PETS) to predict the mortality in patients with confirmed pulmonary embolism from the emergency medicine pulmonary embolism in the real world registry (EMPEROR) [abstract]. Briese B, Schrieber D, Lin B, Liu G, Fansler J, Goldhaber SZ, O'Neil BJ, Slattery D, Hiestand B, Kline JA, Pollack CV.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(13 Suppl 1):E2121.

The influence of emergency medical services transport on Emergency Severity Index triage level for patients with abdominal pain. Hiestand B, Moseley M, MacWilliams B, Southwick J.. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18(3):261-266.

Cocaine chest pain: between a (crack) rock and a hard place... [commentary]. Hiestand BC, Smith SW.. Acad Emerg Med. 2011;18(1):68-71.

Clinical characteristics, management, and outcomes of patients diagnosed with acute pulmonary embolism in the emergency department: initial report of EMPEROR (Multicenter Emergency Medicine Pulmonary Embolism in the Real World Registry). Pollack CV, Schreiber D, Goldhaber SZ, Slattery D, Fanikos J, O'Neil BJ, Thompson JR, Hiestrand B [sic] [Hiestand B], Briese BA, Miller CD, et al.. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(6):700-706.

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Professor, Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests

Emergency Medicine, Cardiology (clinical)
Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.

Brian C. Hiestand, M.D.

Professor, Emergency Medicine

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