Ying Xian, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt Street, Box 3850, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-7513
Email address ying.xian@duke.edu

Dr. Xian is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology at the Duke University Medical Center and Duke Clinical Research Institute. He received his Medical Degree from Beijing Medical University (Peking University Health Science Center) and completed his residency at Fuwai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College, and Peking University People’s Hospital. Dr. Xian’s research is dedicated to improving health care quality and outcomes in patients with cardiovascular disease and stroke. He is the principle investigator of two American Heart Association (AHA) grants to study the safety and clinical effectiveness of tissue plasminogen activator in stroke and the ARAMIS Registry of stroke patients on non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants. Dr. Xian participates on multiple national committees such as the AHA’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Quality Improvement Subcommittee, Stroke Council’s Quality and Outcomes Committee, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) Council’s Young Clinicians & Investigators Committee, and GWTG-Stroke Clinical Work Group. Dr. Xian has more than 90 published articles in high-tier journals and has been recognized for his research through the AHA QCOR Young Investigator Award and the Northwestern Junior Faculty Clinical Research Award.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2010
  • B.M., Beijing Medical University (China), 1999

Publications

Smith, EE, Saver, JL, Cox, M, Liang, L, Matsouaka, RA, Xian, Y, Bhatt, DL, Fonarow, GC, and Schwamm, LH. "Increase in Endovascular Therapy in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke After The Publication of Pivotal Trials." Circulation (October 5, 2017).

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28982689
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Jin, C, Xu, Y, Qiao, S, Tang, X, Wu, Y, Yan, H, Dou, K, Xu, B, Yang, J, Xian, Y, and Yang, Y. "Comparison of Transradial and Transfemoral Approaches in Women Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in China: A Retrospective Observational Study." Angiology 68, no. 9 (October 2017): 799-806.

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28056519
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Xian, Y, Thomas, L, Liang, L, Federspiel, JJ, Webb, LE, Bushnell, CD, Duncan, PW, Schwamm, LH, Stein, J, Fonarow, GC, Hoenig, H, Montalvo, C, George, MG, Lutz, BJ, Peterson, ED, and Bettger, JP. "Unexplained Variation for Hospitals' Use of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facilities After an Acute Ischemic Stroke." Stroke 48, no. 10 (October 2017): 2836-2842.

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28830975
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Vinereanu, D, Al-Khalidi, HR, Rao, MP, He, W, Lopes, RD, Bahit, CM, Ciobanu, AO, Fox, KA, Pokorney, SD, Xian, Y, Jiang, J, Kamath, DY, Berwanger, O, Tajer, C, Huo, Y, Xavier, D, and Granger, CB. "Regional differences in presentation and antithrombotic treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation: Baseline characteristics from a clustered randomized trial to IMProve treatment with AntiCoagulanTs in patients with atrial fibrillation (IMPACT-AF)." American heart journal 192 (October 2017): 38-47.

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28938962
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Reeves, MJ, Fonarow, GC, Xu, H, Matsouaka, RA, Xian, Y, Saver, J, Schwamm, L, and Smith, EE. "Is Risk-Standardized In-Hospital Stroke Mortality an Adequate Proxy for Risk-Standardized 30-Day Stroke Mortality Data? Findings From Get With The Guidelines-Stroke." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 10 (October 2017).

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29021333
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Vinereanu, D, Lopes, RD, Bahit, MC, Xavier, D, Jiang, J, Al-Khalidi, HR, He, W, Xian, Y, Ciobanu, AO, Kamath, DY, Fox, KA, Rao, MP, Pokorney, SD, Berwanger, O, Tajer, C, de Barros E Silva, PGM, Roettig, ML, Huo, Y, Granger, CB, and IMPACT-AF investigators, . "A multifaceted intervention to improve treatment with oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation (IMPACT-AF): an international, cluster-randomised trial." Lancet (London, England) (August 25, 2017).

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28859942
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Pi, Y, Roe, MT, Holmes, DN, Chiswell, K, Garvey, JL, Fonarow, GC, de Lemos, JA, Garratt, KN, and Xian, Y. "Utilization, Characteristics, and In-Hospital Outcomes of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients With ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Results From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry-Get With The Guidelines." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 8 (August 2017).

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28794118
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Thompson, MP, Zhao, X, Bekelis, K, Gottlieb, DJ, Fonarow, GC, Schulte, PJ, Xian, Y, Lytle, BL, Schwamm, LH, Smith, EE, and Reeves, MJ. "Regional Variation in 30-Day Ischemic Stroke Outcomes for Medicare Beneficiaries Treated in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Hospitals." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 8 (August 2017).

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28798017
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Pandey, A, Golwala, H, Hall, HM, Wang, TY, Lu, D, Xian, Y, Chiswell, K, Joynt, KE, Goyal, A, Das, SR, Kumbhani, D, Julien, H, Fonarow, GC, and de Lemos, JA. "Association of US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Hospital 30-Day Risk-Standardized Readmission Metric With Care Quality and Outcomes After Acute Myocardial Infarction: Findings From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry/Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network Registry-Get With the Guidelines." JAMA cardiology 2, no. 7 (July 2017): 723-731.

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28445559
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