Area of Expertise: Emergency Medicine - General/cardiovascular
Area of Expertise: Cardiovascular Emergencies
Area of Expertise: Chest Pain
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.
Keywordsgeneral emergencies, chest pain, emergency cardiology
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