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
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.
Hospitalist Program and ICU Leadership
Sanjay V. Vadgama, MD
CEO, San Fernando Hospitalist
Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Sanjay V. Vadgama, MD is the CEO of San Fernando Hospitalist. He leads
Valley Presbyterian Hospital's
Hospitalist Program, as well as the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Dr. Vadgama specializes in Critical Care Medicine and is board certified
in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease.
Dr. Vadgama earned his medical degree from the University College London
Medical School in London, United Kingdom. He conducted his residency at
UCLA – West Los Angeles VA Medical Center, in Los Angeles, California
and completed his postgraduate training in Pulmonary Critical Care and
Sleep Medicine at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, California. He
has been a member of Valley Presbyterian Hospital’s Medical Staff
since March 2007.