Christopher Fee, MD

Emergency care physician


Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1037
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1238

Board Certification

Emergency Medicine, American Board of Emergency Medicine

Academic Title


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Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Emergency Medicine 2002

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Narayanan N, Gross AK, Pintens M, Fee C, MacDougall C. Effect of an electronic medical record alert for severe sepsis among ED patients. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Feb; 34(2):185-8.
  2. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Weber E. Clinical pathway improves pediatrics asthma management in the emergency department and reduces admissions. J Asthma. 2015 Oct; 52(8):806-14.
  3. Hasegawa K, Sullivan AF, Tovar Hirashima E, Gaeta TJ, Fee C, Turner SJ, Massaro S, Camargo CA. A multicenter observational study of US adults with acute asthma: who are the frequent users of the emergency department? J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2014 Nov-Dec; 2(6):733-40.
  4. Nolan JM, Fee C, Cooper BA, Rankin SH, Blegen MA. Psychiatric boarding incidence, duration, and associated factors in United States emergency departments. J Emerg Nurs. 2015 Jan; 41(1):57-64.
  5. Villar J, Clement JP, Stotts J, Linnen D, Rubin DJ, Thompson D, Gomez A, Fee C. Many emergency department patients with severe sepsis and septic shock do not meet diagnostic criteria within 3 hours of arrival. Ann Emerg Med. 2014 Jul; 64(1):48-54.
  6. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Bekmezian S, Maselli JH, Weber E. Emergency department crowding and younger age are associated with delayed corticosteroid administration to children with acute asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1075-81.
  7. Fee C, Johnson N, Torres H, Weber EJ. Pneumonia quality measures not associated with antibiotics for congestive heart failure patients. J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 44(3):577-84.
  8. Fee C, Burstin H, Maselli JH, Hsia RY. Association of emergency department length of stay with safety-net status. JAMA. 2012 Feb 01; 307(5):476-82.
  9. Fee C, Hall K, Morrison JB, Stephens R, Cosby K, Fairbanks RT, Youngberg B, Lenehan G, Abualenain J, O'Connor K, Wears R. Consensus-based recommendations for research priorities related to interventions to safeguard patient safety in the crowded emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec; 18(12):1283-8.
  10. Hwang U, McCarthy ML, Aronsky D, Asplin B, Crane PW, Craven CK, Epstein SK, Fee C, Handel DA, Pines JM, Rathlev NK, Schafermeyer RW, Zwemer FL, Bernstein SL. Measures of crowding in the emergency department: a systematic review. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 May; 18(5):527-38.
  11. Fee C, Weber EJ, Bacchetti P, Maak CA. Effect of emergency department crowding on pneumonia admission care components. Am J Manag Care. 2011 Apr; 17(4):269-78.
  12. Pines JM, Fee C, Fermann GJ, Ferroggiaro AA, Irvin CB, Mazer M, Frank Peacock W, Schuur JD, Weber EJ, Pollack CV. The role of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine in the development of guidelines and performance measures. Acad Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 17(11):e130-40.
  13. Fee C, Metlay JP, Camargo CA, Maselli JH, Gonzales R. ED antibiotic use for acute respiratory illnesses since pneumonia performance measure inception. Am J Emerg Med. 2010 Jan; 28(1):23-31.
  14. Seymann GB, Di Francesco L, Sharpe B, Rohde J, Fedullo P, Schneir A, Fee C, Chan KM, Fatehi P, Dam TT. The HCAP gap: differences between self-reported practice patterns and published guidelines for health care-associated pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Dec 15; 49(12):1868-74.
  15. Frazee BW, Fee C, Lambert L. How common is MRSA in adult septic arthritis? Ann Emerg Med. 2009 Nov; 54(5):695-700.
  16. Wachter RM, Flanders SA, Fee C, Pronovost PJ. Public reporting of antibiotic timing in patients with pneumonia: lessons from a flawed performance measure. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jul 01; 149(1):29-32.
  17. Fee C, Pines JM. Preventable deaths from quality failures in emergency department care for pneumonia and myocardial infarction: an overestimation. Acad Emerg Med. 2008 Mar; 15(3):300-1; author reply 302-3.
  18. Fee C, Weber EJ, Maak CA, Bacchetti P. Effect of emergency department crowding on time to antibiotics in patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Nov; 50(5):501-9, 509.e1.
  19. Fee C. Images in emergency medicine. Intrauterine twin gestation with single live intrauterine pregnancy, single septic abortion, and an IUD. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Sep; 50(3):e1-2.
  20. Frazee BW, Fee C, Lynn J, Wang R, Bostrom A, Hargis C, Moore P. Community-acquired necrotizing soft tissue infections: a review of 122 cases presenting to a single emergency department over 12 years. J Emerg Med. 2008 Feb; 34(2):139-46.

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