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Department of Emergency Medicine

Department of Emergency Medicine

J. Douglas Kirk, M.D., FACEP



Administrative Responsibilities

Chief Medical Officer, UC Davis Medical Center

Board Certification

  • Emergency Medicine

Medical School

Marshall University


Internal Medicine, University of California Davis

Research Interests

  • Emergency evaluation of chest pain
  • Immediate exercise testing of chest pain patients
  • Utility of cardiac biomarkers to identifypatients with ACS
  • Cost effectiveness of a cardiac short stay unit
  • Medical management of acute coronary syndrome
  • Managment of CHF in an observation unit

Personal Interests

Golf, wine tasting, snow & water skiing



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Additional Information

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