Stephen Y. Liang, M.D.

Stephen Y. Liang, M.D. SLIANG@DOM.wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Division of Emergency Medicine

Phone: 314-747-0750


Education

  • B.A., Biology & History: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 1998
  • M.D., University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 2004
  • Master of Population Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2010-2015

Training

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2009
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 2009
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012
  • Postdoctoral Program : Clinical Research Training Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2012

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
  • Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts

Honors and Awards

  • Organization of Chinese Americans DMJ Scholarship, 1994
  • Chinese Medical and Health Association Scholarship, 1994
  • Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, 1997-1998
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine Residency, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, 2008-2009
  • Best Presentation, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Annual Resident Research Forum, 2009
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2009
  • Shira Kansas, MD, Outstanding Professionalism Award, University of Maryland Emergency Medicine Residency Program, 2009
  • Jonathan Freeman Scholarship, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, 2012
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America Travel Grant, 2012

Recent Publications view all

Peer Reviewed

  1. Liang SY, Westblade L, Mehrtens J, Burnham CA, Kuhlmann FM. Fever in a 20 year-old returned traveler. Clin Infect Dis. 2013;56:461-462. (PMID: 23300263)
  2. Liang SY, Khair H, McDonald J, Babcock H, Marschall J. Daptomycin vs. vancomycin for osteoarticular infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): a nested case-control study. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014;33(4):659-664. (PMID: 24186726)
  3. Liang SY. Update on emerging infections: news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Vital signs: Evaluation of hepatitis C virus infection testing and report – eight U.S. sites, 2005-2011. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;63(5):633-6. (PMID: 24746427)
  4. Liang SY, Theodoro DL, Schuur JD, Marschall J. Infection prevention in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2014;64(3):299-313. (PMID: 24721718)
  5. Patel R, Liang SY, Koolwal P, Kuhlmann FM. Travel advice for the immunocompromised traveller: prophylaxis, vaccination, and other preventive measures. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2015;11:217-28. (PMID: 25709464)
  6. Liang SY, Vantassell P, Crowe RP, Froelke BR, Marschall J, Bentley MA. Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding infection prevention among Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers. Am J Emerg Med. 2015;33:725-7. (PMID: 25745800)
  7. Faine BA, Harland KK, Porter B, Liang SY, Mohr N. A clinical decision rule identifies risk factors associated with antimicrobial-resistant urinary pathogens in the emergency department: a retrospective validation study. Ann Pharmacother. 2015;49:649-55. (PMID: 25795004)
  8. Liang SY, Kumar A. Empiric antimicrobial therapy in severe sepsis and septic shock: optimizing pathogen clearance. Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2015;17:493. (PMID: 26031965)
  9. Bodavula P, Liang SY*, Wu J, VanTassell P, Marschall J. Pressure ulcer-related pelvic osteomyelitis: a neglected disease? Open Forum Infect Dis 2015; 2(3):ofv112. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofv112. (*shared first authorship).
  10. Liang SY, Reno HE. Update on emerging infections: news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2015. Ann Emerg Med. (submitted)

Chapters

  1. Liang S, McDonald J. The acute febrile patient and sepsis. In: The Washington Manual of Infectious Diseases. Eds. Kirmani N, Woeltje K, Babcock H. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2013. pp 5-27.
  2. Liang S, Kirmani N. Fever of unknown origin. In: The Washington Manual of Infectious Diseases. Eds. Kirmani N, Woeltje K, Babcock H. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2013. pp 29-38.
  3. Liang S, Cross S, Kirmani N. Treatment of infectious diseases. In: The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Eds. Godara H, Hirbe A, Nassif M, Otepka H, Rosenstock A. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2013. pp 472-549.
  4. Liang S, Bond M, Abraham M. Orthopedic infections and other complications. In: Orthopedic Emergencies: Expert Management for the Emergency Physician. Eds. Bond M, Perron A, Abraham M. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press;2013. pp 178-190.
  5. Anderson RA, Liang S. Infectious diseases in the elderly. In: Geriatric Emergency Medicine: Principles and Practice. Eds. Kahn J, Magauran B, Olshaker J. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press;2014. pp 254-262.
  6. Liang S, Kumar A. Optimizing antimicrobial therapy in the ICU. In: Handbook of ICU Therapy. Eds. Fuller J, Granton J, McConachie I. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press;2015. Pp 173-186.
  7. Liang S, Taylor M, Waterman A. Disclosure of adverse events & medical errors: supporting the patient & the provider. In: The Washington Manual of Patient Safety & Quality. (submitted)
  8. Liang S. Toxic shock syndrome and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. In: Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide. (submitted)
  9. Nazinitsky A, Liang S, Kirmani N. Treatment of infectious diseases. In: The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. (submitted)
  10. Liang S, Casabar E. Understand when and how to initiate HIV post-exposure prophylaxis in the emergency department. In: Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department. (submitted)


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