Ying Xian, PhD

Associate Professor in Neurology
Associate Professor in 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 Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine 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 including the AHA’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Quality Improvement Subcommittee, Stroke Systems of Care Advisory Group, 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 110 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

Magdon-Ismail, Z, Ledneva, T, Sun, M, Schwamm, LH, Sherman, B, Qian, F, Bettger, JP, Xian, Y, and Stein, J. "Factors associated with 1-year mortality after discharge for acute stroke: what matters?." Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation (October 3, 2018): 1-8.

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30281414
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Wangqin, R, Laskowitz, DT, Wang, Y, Li, Z, Wang, Y, Liu, L, Liang, L, Matsouaka, RA, Saver, JL, Fonarow, GC, Bhatt, DL, Smith, EE, Schwamm, LH, Prvu Bettger, J, Hernandez, AF, Peterson, ED, and Xian, Y. "International Comparison of Patient Characteristics and Quality of Care for Ischemic Stroke: Analysis of the China National Stroke Registry and the American Heart Association Get With The Guidelines--Stroke Program." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 20 (October 2018): e010623-null.

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30371291
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Jin, C, Huang, RJ, Peterson, ED, Laskowitz, DT, Hernandez, AF, Federspiel, JJ, Schwamm, LH, Bhatt, DL, Smith, EE, Fonarow, GC, and Xian, Y. "Intravenous tPA (Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator) in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke Taking Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants Preceding Stroke." Stroke 49, no. 9 (September 2018): 2237-2240.

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30354981
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Ali, SF, Fonarow, G, Liang, L, Xian, Y, Smith, EE, Bhatt, DL, and Schwamm, L. "Rates, Characteristics, and Outcomes of Patients Transferred to Specialized Stroke Centers for Advanced Care." Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 11, no. 9 (September 2018): e003359-null.

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30354551
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Myint, PK, Sheng, S, Xian, Y, Matsouaka, RA, Reeves, MJ, Saver, JL, Bhatt, DL, Fonarow, GC, Schwamm, LH, and Smith, EE. "Shock Index Predicts Patient-Related Clinical Outcomes in Stroke." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 18 (September 2018): e007581-null.

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30371191
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Zhang, X, Li, Z, Zhao, X, Xian, Y, Liu, L, Wang, C, Wang, C, Li, H, Prvu Bettger, J, Yang, Q, Wang, D, Jiang, Y, Bao, X, Yang, X, Wang, Y, and Wang, Y. "Relationship between hospital performance measures and outcomes in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a prospective cohort study." Bmj Open 8, no. 7 (August 2018): e020467-null.

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30068610
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Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB, Xu, H, Matsouaka, RA, Xian, Y, Schwamm, LH, Smith, EE, Bhatt, DL, Hernandez, AF, Heidenreich, PA, and Fonarow, GC. "Diabetes and long-term outcomes of ischaemic stroke: findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke." European Heart Journal 39, no. 25 (July 2018): 2376-2386.

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29438515
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Wang, Y, Li, Z, Zhao, X, Wang, C, Wang, X, Wang, D, Liang, L, Liu, L, Wang, C, Li, H, Shen, H, Bettger, J, Pan, Y, Jiang, Y, Yang, X, Zhang, C, Han, X, Meng, X, Yang, X, Kang, H, Yuan, W, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, Schwamm, LH, Xian, Y, Wang, Y, and GOLDEN BRIDGE—AIS Investigators, . "Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on Hospital Personnel Adherence to Performance Measures in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke in China: A Randomized Clinical Trial." Jama 320, no. 3 (July 2018): 245-254.

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29959443
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Man, S, Zhao, X, Uchino, K, Hussain, MS, Smith, EE, Bhatt, DL, Xian, Y, Schwamm, LH, Shah, S, Khan, Y, and Fonarow, GC. "Comparison of Acute Ischemic Stroke Care and Outcomes Between Comprehensive Stroke Centers and Primary Stroke Centers in the United States." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11, no. 6 (June 2018): e004512-null.

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29794035
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Shroyer, ALW, Gioia, WE, Bishawi, M, Wallace, AS, Gulack, BC, Xian, Y, O'Brien, SM, Thourani, VH, and Bilfinger, TV. "Single- Versus Multicenter Surgeons' Risk-Adjusted Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Procedural Outcomes." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 105, no. 5 (May 2018): 1308-1314.

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29427617
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