Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD

Chris A. Ghaemmaghami, MD

CGhaemmaghami Chris  A.  Ghaemmaghami,  M.D.
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine
Vice Chair for Academic Affairs
Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine
Director, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Emergencies
P.O. Box 800699, Charlottesville, VA 22908
Phone: (434) 982-1800
Fax: (434) 924-4118                                                             


  • BS, University of Miami (1989)
  • MD, University of Miami School of Medicine (1993)
  • Emergency and Internal Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital (1998)

Clinical and Research Interests:

  • Cardiac resuscitations
  • Shock
  • New technologies
  • Evaluation of chest pain patients

Personal Interests:

  • Traveling
  • Running

Most Recent Publications:

  • Naples RM, Harris JW, Ghaemmaghami CA. Critical care aspects in the management of patients with acute coronary syndromes EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA AUG 2008; 26 (3): 685
  • Thomas JJ, Taylor L, Camp T, Ghaemmaghami CA. et al. Delta measurements, using an ultrasensitive troponin I assay, reliably diagnose acute coronary syndromes and predict adverse cardiac events within 30 days of ED visits ANNALS OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE SEP 2007; 50 (3): S29-S29
  • Pines JM, Reiser RC, Brady WJ, Ghaemmaghami CA. et al. The effect of performance incentives on resident documentation in an emergency medicine residency program JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE APR 2007; 32 (3): 315-319
  • Ghaemmaghami CA, Burt DR Acute reperfusion therapy in acute myocardial infarction EMERGENCY MEDICINE CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA NOV 2005; 23 (4): 1043