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Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Specialty Focus: Infection, Sepsis, Pneumonia, Shock, Airway Management, Intubation, Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary Embolus, Cardiac Arrest, Anoxic Brain Injury
Education: MD, Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia; Emergency Medicine Residency, Carolinas Medical Center; Critical Care Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Years in Practice: 18
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 10
Alan C. Heffner, MD, is board certified in adult critical care and emergency medicine. He has a busy high-acuity clinical practice at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, where he is Professor and Co-Director of Adult Critical Care. Dr. Heffner also serves as the healthcare system Specialty Medical Director for Sepsis and Director of ECMO Services. He is well published to include authorship in UpToDate and the leading emergency critical care medicine textbooks. In addition to numerous teaching awards, Dr. Heffner is a well-recognized national speaker and instructor on acute critical illness. His special interests include severe infection, sepsis, shock, pulmonary embolus, cardiac arrest, anoxic brain injury, and emergency airway management and intubation.