Emergency Department Leadership
Brian J. Ostick, MD
Director of Emergency Services, Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Brian J. Ostick, MD, FACEP, is the Director of Valley Presbyterian Hospital's
Emergency Services department and a VPH physician adviser. Board certified
in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Ostick has also attained certification in Advanced
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS).
Dr. Ostick is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians
(FACEP) and has been published in
Western Journal of Emergency Medicine (for which he is a peer reviewer) and
Current Sports Medicine Reports.
cum laude from University of Notre Dame, Dr. Ostick earned his medical degree from
the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia,
where he won the William C. Davis Prize in Emergency Medicine. He conducted
his postgraduate training and residency at Christiana Care Health System,
in Delaware, where he was Chief Resident and Trauma Resident of the Year
in emergency medicine. Dr. Ostick has participated in medical outreach
programs in Jamaica and the Ecuadorian Amazon. An active outdoorsman,
his interests include wilderness medicine, surfing and competing in marathons.