Charles Hwang

Charles Hwang, M.D., FACEP, FAEMS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Levy County Department Of Public Safety

Department: Department of Emergency Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 265-5911

About Charles Hwang

Charles Hwang, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Dr. Hwang attended the University of Florida for his bachelor’s degree, and was accepted into the Junior Honors Medical Program (JHMP), a combined 7-year B.S/M.D. program. At UF, he completed his medical degree and residency in emergency medicine, where he served as chief resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in emergency medical services.

Dr. Hwang has served as medical director of Levy County Department of Public Safety, as well as assistant medical director of Alachua County Fire Rescue and the University Athletic Association. He belongs to several professional organizations, including American College of Emergency Physicians and National Association of EMS Physicians. He has also contributed to several publications, presentations and lectures regarding emergency medicine.


Award for Clinical Excellence
2016 · University of Florida
Outstanding Resident Teacher Award
2015-2016 · University of Florida
Case Presentation Competition Best Discussant
2014 · Florida College of Emergency Physicians

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medical Services
    American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
    American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Emergency Medicine

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)



A descriptive analysis of cross-sectional imaging findings in patients after non-traumatic sudden cardiac arrest
Resuscitation Plus. 5(2021)
Cardiac arrest: An interdisciplinary review of the literature from 2018.
Resuscitation. 148:66-82 [DOI] 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2019.12.030. [PMID] 31945428.
Cardiac arrest: An interdisciplinary scoping review of the literature from 2019.
Resuscitation plus. 4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.resplu.2020.100037. [PMID] 34223314.
Preparations for a Controversial Speaker and Anticipated Volatility in a College Town.
Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals. 20(2):104-109 [PMID] 32573745.
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A case of refractory ventricular fibrillation successfully treated with low-dose esmolol.
BMJ case reports. 12(3) [DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2018-228208. [PMID] 30852502.
Paramedic determination of appropriate emergency department destination.
The American journal of emergency medicine. 37(3):482-485 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajem.2018.06.024. [PMID] 29933895.
Recurrent coagulopathy after rattlesnake bite requiring continuous intravenous dosing of antivenom.
Case reports in emergency medicine. 2015 [DOI] 10.1155/2015/719302. [PMID] 25664187.
Reactivation of herpes zoster keratitis in an adult after varicella zoster vaccination.
Cornea. 32(4):508-9 [DOI] 10.1097/ICO.0b013e318277acae. [PMID] 23187165.


Fellowship – Emergency Medical Services
2017 · University of Florida
Residency- Emergency Medicine
2016 · University of Florida
Medical Degree
2013 · University of Florida
Bachelor’s Degree
2010 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
PAS5930 Special Topics
MDC7710 Sr Emerg Med Clerkshp
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2
PAS5008C Adv Clinical Practic

Contact Details

(352) 265-5911