Dr. Shinar is chair of emergency medicine at Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego, California. He has helped pioneer extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for patients in cardiac arrests. Dr. Shinar has published extensively in the field of resuscitation and is co-editor of the recently released ELSO ECPR textbook. His recent paper in the Journal of Emergency Medicine has given credence to emergency physician initiated ECMO. Dr. Shinar hosts the EDECMO podcast, co-chairs the Emergency ECMO program, directs the ECMO/REBOA conference “Reanimate”, and speaks around the world on the subject.
LVADS, ECMO and Impella Devices