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Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
Director, UNC Hospital Electrocardiogram (ECG) Laboratory

Areas of Interest

Consultative cardiology; cardiac biomarkers; electrocardiography; non-invasive cardiology; preventive cardiology; clinical education


Dr. Hicks’ practice combines consultative cardiology with clinical education. He is one of the lead faculty physicians for the inpatient consultation service, involving the assessment and management of cardiovascular conditions or complications in patients who are hospitalized for other conditions or procedures. In both inpatient and outpatient settings, he performs electrocardiography, stress­ testing, echocardiography and other non-invasive diagnostic procedures to determine the best course of treatment and long-term followup. Dr. Hicks’ research and special interests include cardiac biomarkers, electrocardiography, application of web technologies to clinical education, medical informatics, and sustainable documentation.

Education and Training

Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship: University of California, San Diego
Residency: University of California, San Diego
Medical School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Charles HIcks