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Scott Casey, MD, MS

Scott  Casey, MD, MS

Scott Casey, MD, MS, is a Delivery Science Fellow at the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research and emergency physician at Kaiser Permanente Napa Solano. His current research focuses on optimizing health care delivery for emergency department patients with acute pulmonary embolism. He also collaborates with Dana Sax, MD, MPH, of Kaiser Permanente Oakland on developing and implementing a risk stratification model for emergency department patients with heart failure. He is mentored by Mary Reed, DrPH, and Richard Grant, MD, MPH.

Dr. Casey received his medical degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York, and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of California, Davis.

Current Positions

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Section Affiliations

Primary Research Interests

  • Optimizing healthcare delivery for patients with pulmonary embolism
  • Heart failure risk modeling in the emergency department
  • Clinical decision support applications


Bilateral Emboli and Highest Heart Rate Predict Hospitalization of Emergency Department Patients With Acute, Low-Risk Pulmonary Embolism

Authors: Casey, Scott D;Zekar, Lara;Somers, Madeline J;Westafer, Lauren M;Reed, Mary E;Vinson, David R

Ann Emerg Med. 2023 Sep;82(3):369-380. Epub 2023-04-05.

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Barriers and Facilitators to the Outpatient Management of Low-risk Pulmonary Embolism From the Emergency Department

Authors: Westafer, Lauren M;Jessen, Erica;Zampi, Michael;Boccio, Eric;Casey, Scott D;Lindenauer, Peter K;Vinson, David R

Ann Emerg Med. 2023 Sep;82(3):381-393. Epub 2023-04-12.

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Letter to the editor: “Clinical controversies in the management of acute pulmonary embolism”

Authors: Casey, Scott D;Rouleau, Samuel G;Vinson, David R;Roubinian, Nareg H

Expert Rev Respir Med. 2023 May 18:1-2.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Authors: Vinson, David R; Rouleau, Samuel G; Casey, Scott D

N Engl J Med. 2022 Sep 29;387(13):1242.

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Sustainability of a Clinical Decision Support Intervention for Outpatient Care for Emergency Department Patients With Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Authors: Vinson, David R; Casey, Scott D; Vuong, Peter L; Huang, Jie; Ballard, Dustin W; Reed, Mary E

JAMA Netw Open. 2022 May 02;5(5):e2212340. Epub 2022-05-02.

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Clinical characteristics of COVID-19 patients evaluated in the emergency department: A retrospective cohort study of 801 cases

Authors: Cotton, Dale M; Vinson, David R; Ballard, Dustin W; Sax, Dana R; Mark, Dustin G; Reed, Mary E; Clinical Research on Emergency Services and Treatment (CREST) Network,; et al.

J Am Coll Emerg Physicians Open. 2021 Aug;2(4):e12538. Epub 2021-08-23.

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Diagnostic Reclassification by a High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Assay.

Authors: Mumma BE; Casey SD; Dang RK; Polen MK; Kaur JC; Rodrigo J; Tancredi DJ; Narverud RA; Amsterdam EA; Tran N

Ann Emerg Med. 2020 Nov;76(5):566-579. doi: 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2020.06.047. Epub 2020 Aug 15.

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Sex, race, and insurance status differences in hospital treatment and outcomes following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Authors: Casey SD; Mumma BE

Resuscitation. 2018 May;126:125-129. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2018.02.027. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

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Emergency Department Pain Management Following Implementation of a Geriatric Hip Fracture Program.

Authors: Casey SD; Stevenson DE; Mumma BE; Slee C; Wolinsky PR; Hirsch CH; Tyler K

West J Emerg Med. 2017 Jun;18(4):585-591. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2017.3.32853. Epub 2017 Apr 19.

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