Medical Expert - James W. Hoekstra, MD

Area of Expertise: Emergency Medicine - General/cardiovascular
Area of Expertise: Cardiovascular Emergencies
Area of Expertise: Chest Pain
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James W. Hoekstra, MD

Chair, Emergency Medicine

Vice President for Clinical Business Development

Hoekstra’s area of expertise is emergency cardiology and the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes. He is an active member of the multicenter Emergency Medicine Cardiac Research and Education Group and serves on numerous multicenter trial steering committees. Hoekstra is also a past president of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.


general emergencies, chest pain, emergency cardiology


Brenner Children's Hospital Only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in the State
Brenner Children's Hospital receives Level I Pediatric Trauma Center status from the Verification Review Committee.
Chair of Emergency Medicine Named Vice President for Clinical Business Development
Dr. James W. Hoekstra, chair of Emergency Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been named Vice President for Clinical Business Development effective September 1, 2012. Hoekstra will continue to serve as Chair of Emergency Medicine. 

Renovated Emergency Department Lobby Now Open
The lobby of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Adult Emergency Department was reopened today with a more open floor plan, additional seating, new quiet areas, improved family consultation spaces and brighter color schemes.

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