Angioedema in the ED

Faculty Information

Marc A. Riedl, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine UCSD Allergy and Immunology,
Department of Medicine Clinical Director, US HAEA Angioedema Center at UCSD
Dr. Riedl has disclosed the following relevant financial interests:
Research Support: Dyax/Shire, CSL Behring, Ionis Pharming

Dr. Riedl participated as a faculty member in the 2013 Consensus Guidelines program, the Angioedema in the ED program and authored the Angioedema Chronic Care Patient Simulation

As a board-certified allergist/immunologist Dr. Riedl specializes in diagnosing and treating angioedema, immune deficiency diseases, asthma, anaphylaxis, food and medication sensitivity, and other related conditions. Dr. Riedl is the clinical director of UC San Diego Health’s U.S. HAEA Angioedema Center, which offers comprehensive evaluations and treatment options for people with all forms of angioedema. 

An international thought leader on angioedema, Dr. Riedl is a member of the U.S. Hereditary Angioedema Association’s Medical Advisory Board and has been a driving force behind hereditary angioedema research. He is extensively published, and his work has appeared in The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Allergy, and Asthma and Immunology, among others.

As a professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Riedl mentors and instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He serves as the training program director for Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program. Dr. Riedl is also involved in numerous clinical research trials that study novel therapeutics to prevent and treat hereditary angioedema attacks. He lectures frequently at both national and international medical conferences. He serves on the editorial board for Clinical Immunology and the Journal of Asthma, and is reviewer for many medical journals.

Dr. Riedl completed a fellowship in clinical immunology and allergy at UCLA School of Medicine and a residency in internal medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He earned his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Riedl is board-certified in allergy and immunology and clinical pharmacology. 

He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, and the Clinical Immunology Society. Dr. Riedl has also served on the Special Emphasis Grant Review Committee for National Institutes of Health (NIH)-National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and as an appointed consultant for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Advisory Committee. 


Jesse Pines, MD, MBA, MSCE
Director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation & Policy Research at The George Washington University
Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy
Dr. Pines has disclosed the following relevant financial interests: Research Support: Point-of-Care

Dr. Pines participated as a faculty member in the Angioedema in the ED program and authored the Angioedema Emergency Medicine Patient Simulation.

Dr. Pines is the Director of the GW Center for Healthcare Innovation and Policy Research in the George Washington (GW) University School of Medicine & Health Sciences and a Professor of Health Policy and Management at GW Milken Institute School of Public Health (MISPH). Dr. Pines is the Principal Investigator for Urgent Matters, a program that disseminates information on best practices in emergency care. Dr. Pines is a board-certified emergency physician practicing at GW Hospital with extensive experience in quality improvement, patient safety, operations research, and clinical epidemiology. Dr. Pines has served as a Senior Advisor at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center, and a consultant to the National Quality Forum on patient safety and emergency care. He co-authored an Institute of Medicine Report on sustainable models for emergency preparedness funding.

Dr. Pines holds a B.A. in the Biological Basis of Behavior and a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology from University of Pennsylvania and an MD and a Masters in Business Administration from Georgetown University. He completed a residency in emergency medicine at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and a fellowship in research at Penn. Prior to coming to GW in 2010, Dr. Pines served on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine for 5 ½ years.

Dr. Pines has been awarded funding from multiple organizations including the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, GW Hospital, Universal Health Services, Inc., the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Homeland Security, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Emergency Medicine Foundation, American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, the Institute on Aging, the Thomas McCabe fund, the University Research Foundation at Penn, the National Priorities Partnership on Aging, Boehringer-Ingelheim and Abbott Point-of-Care.

He is author on more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and has published several books: Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (2006, 2011), Evidence-Based Emergency Care: Diagnostic Testing and Clinical Decision Rules (2008, 2013), Emergency Care and the Public’s Health (2014), and Value-Based Approaches in Acute and Emergency Care (2017). Dr. Pines is currently working on a book titled A Mind for Medicine: Evidence-Based Approches to Learning and Peak Clinical Performance. He has contributed to TIME magazine, Slate.com, Emergency Physicians’ Monthly, Foreign Policy Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal.