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Joseph Spinner, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||Fellowship||Pediatric Cardiology||2018|
|Baylor College of Medicine||Residency||Pediatrics||2014|
|Baylor College of Medicine||Internship||Pediatrics||2012|
|Baylor College of Medicine||Medical School||Doctor of Medicine||2011|
I am a pediatric cardiologist specializing in the care of children with heart failure, children with cardiomyopathy, children who have undergone placement of a ventricular assist device, and children who have undergone a heart transplant. I am particularly interested in advancing our field to delay the need for heart transplant and improving the outcomes for those who require it.
Heart Transplantation, Heart Failure, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Ventricular Assist Device
Mechanical Circulatory Support, Transplant immunology and infectious disease, Intestinal Microbiome, Iron Deficiency
|Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society||Member|
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
|American College of Cardiology||Member|
|Gold Humanism Honor Society||Member|
|International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation||Member|
|Texas Pediatric Society||Member|
Spinner JA, Bocchini CE, Luna RA, et al. Fecal microbiota transplantation in a toddler after heart transplant was a safe and effective treatment for recurrent Clostridiodes difficile infection: A case report. Pediatr Transplant 2019.
Spinner JA, Morris SA, Nandi D, et al. Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Associated Mortality in Neonates With Congenital Heart Disease: A Multi-Institutional Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019.
Puri K, Price JF, Spinner JA, et al. Iron Deficiency Is Associated with Adverse Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Failure. J Pediatr 2019.
Adachi I, Spinner JA, Tunuguntla HP, Elias BA, Heinle JS. The miniaturized pediatric continuous-flow device: A successful bridge to heart transplant. J Heart Lung Transplant 2019 Jul;38(7):789-793.
Spinner JA, Noel CV, Denfield SW, Krishnamurthy R, Jeewa A, Dreyer WJ, Maskatia SA. Association of Late Gadolinium Enhancement and Degree of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Assessed on Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging With Ventricular Tachycardia in Children With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol 2016 Apr 15;117(8):1342-8.
Grimm JC, Magruder JT, Do N, Spinner JA, Dungan SP, Kilic A, Patel N, Nelson KL, Jacobs ML, Cameron DE, Vricella LA. Modified Model for End-Stage Liver Disease eXcluding INR (MELD-XI) Score Predicts Early Death After Pediatric Heart Transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 2016 Feb;101(2):730-5.
Maskatia SA, Spinner JA, Nutting AC, Slesnick TC, Krishnamurthy R, Morris SA. “Impact of Obesity on Ventricular Size and Function in Children, Adolescents and Adults with Tetralogy of Fallot After Initial Repair.” Am J Cardiol 2013 Aug 15;112(4):594-8.
Spinner JA, Penny DJ. Infective Endocarditis. In: Kline MW. eds. Rudolph's Pediatrics, 23e New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
2019 Texas Children’s Hospital Heart Center Innovation Award - Novel Noninvasive Detection of Cardiac Allograft Rejection After Pediatric Heart Transplantation
2019 Top Abstract – American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 65th Annual Conference
2018 Best Abstract – International Pediatric VAD and Heart Failure Summit 2018
2018 Dan G. McNamara Pediatric Cardiology Fellow of the Year
2017 – 2018 Chief Fellow – Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
2017 – 2018 Adeline B. Landa Endowed Fellow – Texas Children’s Hospital
2016 – 2017 Adeline B. Landa Endowed Fellow – Texas Children’s Hospital
2015 – 2016 Adeline B. Landa Endowed Fellow – Texas Children’s Hospital
2014 – 2015 Chief Resident – Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
2013 – 2014 Resident of the Year in the Department of Pediatrics - Baylor College of Medicine
2012 – 2013 Resident of the Year in the Division of Adolescent Medicine - Baylor College of Medicine
2011 – 2012 Intern of the Year in the Department of Pediatrics - Baylor College of Medicine
2011 – present Gold Humanism Honor Society
2010 – present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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