Christopher Caspers, MD, FACEP

Dr. Christopher Caspers is a board-certified emergency physician with the Ronald O. Perelman Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Caspers serves as the associate chief of emergency medicine at NYU Langone Tisch Hospital in Manhattan and is also the chief of observation medicine for the NYU Langone Health system where he oversees the observation and short stay medicine program across multiple hospital sites.  

Dr. Caspers is a leading national expert in observation medicine.  He is currently the president-elect for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Observation Medicine section.  He is an invited national speaker and his work in observation medicine has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the National Patient Safety Foundation, the British Medical Journal, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the Vizient Patient Safety Organization (formerly UHC) as well as being described in multiple publications. Dr. Caspers is an expert advisor in observation medicine to the Vizient Patient Safety Organization.  He has also served in various leadership roles in local and state projects related to observation medicine. He previously served as secretary/newsletter editor for the ACEP Observation Medicine section.

Dr. Caspers completed his residency training at the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency in New York City where he was a chief resident and currently enjoys teaching future emergency physicians as a core faculty member.  Dr. Caspers’ professional interests involve clinical operations, innovation, quality improvement and leadership in healthcare.