Charles B. Cairns MD, Emergency Physician

Charles B. Cairns MD

Emergency Physician

Duke University Medical Ctr Durham NC, 27710

About

Charles B. Cairns, MD, FACEP, FAHA, FAAEM, is a leading emergency medicine physician currently serving patients at Banner University Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona. Throughout his twenty-eight years of practice, he has accrued extensive expertise in critical care medicine, emergency medicine, hospital operations, and healthcare strategic planning. After earning his medical degree in 1986 at the University of North Carolina, she completed her residency and fellowship at Harbor??UCLA Medical Center/St. John Heart Institute. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Fellow of the American Heart Association, and Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine. Additionally, in order to stay up to date on all medical advancements in his field, he maintains a professional membership with the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the American Heart Association. Due to his outstanding achievements, he has earned many awards for his dedication to excellence in his field, including the Emergency Medicine Foundation Established Investigator Award, the American College of Emergency Physicians Outstanding Contribution in Research Award, the 2014 John Marx Leadership Award, and the Medical Faculty Award as the outstanding graduating medical student at the University of North Carolina.

Board Certification

Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM

Provider Details

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Residency

  • La Co Harbor UCLA Med Center
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (1989) Find alumni in DURHAM Find alumni in CHAPEL HILL Find alumni in CB Find alumni in
  • Emergency Medicine, Harborâ??UCLA Medical Center

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • La Co Harbor UCLA Med Center
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (1989) Find alumni in DURHAM Find alumni in CHAPEL HILL Find alumni in CB Find alumni in

Fellowships

  • Emergency Medicine, Harbor??UCLA Medical Center, St John Heart Institute

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine, American Heart Association

Articles and Publications

  • Published over 200 articles

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Dedication, education, changes, technology, always looking for a better way, teaching others, and making a difference.

Areas of research

  • Host response to acute infections, asthma, trauma and cardiac resuscitation and regionalization of emergency and critical care, preparedness and response.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Traveling

Favorite professional publications

  • Emergency Medicine,Critical Care, and Strategic Planning research

Charles B. Cairns MD's Practice location

Practice At Duke University Medical Ctr

Duke University Medical Ctr -
Durham, NC 27710
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New patients: 919-684-5084, 919-620-4467

Banner University Medical Center Tucson

1501 N Campbell Ave -
Tucson, Arizona 85713
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UNC Hospitals Emergency Department

101 Manning Drive -
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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New patients: 984-974-4721

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