Alan C. Heffner, MD, FCCM
Charlotte, North Carolina
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine
Critical care, Emergency, Infection, Sepsis, Shock, ECMO, Cardiac arrest, Airway, Intubation, Respiratory failure, Pulmonary embolus (PE), Anoxic brain injury, Central line
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine and practices at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Co-Director of Adult Critical Care, Medical Director of ECMO Services, and Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Heffner has extensive experience in hospital quality assessment review and clinical optimization of acute critical illnesses, including sepsis, PE, cardiac arrest and airway management. His healthcare system leadership in sepsis earned recognition with a Sepsis Heroes Award.
Dr. Heffner is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and other leading emergency and critical care journals and textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Critical Care Medicine.
Within the field of critical illness, special areas of expertise includ...