Dr. Alan C. Heffner MD

Dr. Alan Heffner is an emergency medicine doctor in Charlotte, North Carolina and is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 29 doctors at Carolinas Medical Center who specialize in Emergency Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Clinical Interests: Critical Care, Sepsis, Induced Hyperthermia

Hospital Affiliation

Carolinas Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Carolinas Medical Center
Residency, Emergency Medicine, 1997–2000

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, 2005–2007

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

Certified 13 years in Emergency Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine
Certified 2 years in Neurocritical care

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Placement of femoral venous catheters
Heffner AC, Androes MP

Emergency pericardiocentesis
Heffner AC

Overview of central venous access
Heffner AC, Androes MP

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