Ying Xian
Associate Professor in Neurology

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 an Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Peking University People’s Hospital, and Fuwai Hospital, Peking Union Medical College. 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 NIA-funded R01 studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of antithrombotic therapy for stroke prevention and American Heart Association (AHA) grants to study off-label/off-guideline thrombolytic therapy in stroke. Dr. Xian has served on multiple committees of the AHA, including the 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 authored or coauthored over 160 peer-reviewed publications and has been recognized for his research through the AHA QCOR Young Investigator Award and the Northwestern Junior Faculty Clinical Research Award.

Office Hours

By appointment.

Contact:   Catherine Dalsing

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Contact Information

  • 200 Morris St, Duke Box 3850, Durham, NC 27701
  • PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715

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