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Faculty

Richard T. Fiser, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Critical Care Medicine

Specialties

  • Critical Care/Intensive Care

Contact Information

  • Email: FiserRichard@uams.edu
    Phone: 501-364-1479
    Fax: 501-364-3667
    Address: Arkansas Children's Hospital
    1 Children's Way
    Little Rock, AR 72202

Education

  • Residency - Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1994
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1997
  • Internship - Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1992
  • M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 1991
  • B.A - Magna cum Laude, Honors in English, Duke University, 1987

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Clinical & Research Interests

  • Clinical Research, Outcomes Research, Factors affecting outcomes of ECMO patients; anticoagulation during mechanical cardiac support; use of simulation for training in ECMO

Recent Honors

  • Residency Educator Award, UAMS College of Medicine, 2010
  • Educator of the Year Award, Department of Pediatrics; University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2010
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America, 2010
  • Best Doctors in America, 2011
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc., 2013
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America, 2014
  • Mentor of the Year Award (runner up), UAMS Department of Pediatrics, 2015
  • Educator Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics; UAMS, 2015
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Pasala S., Fiser RT., Stine KC., Swearingen CJ., Prodhan P. von Willebrand Factor Multimers in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support. ASAIO J. 2014 April; :epublish ahead of print.
  • Journal Article, Byrnes JW., Swearingen C., Prodhan P., Fiser RT., Dyamenahalli U. Antithrombin III Supplementation on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Impact on Heparin Dose and Circuit Life. ASAIO Journal 2014 Jan-Feb; 60(1):57-62.
  • Journal Article, Prodhan P., Bhutta AT., Gossett JM., Stroud MH., Rycus PT., Bratton SL., Fiser RT. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support Among Children with Adenovirus Infection: A Review of the Extracorporeal Life Support Registry. ASAIO Journal 2014 Jan-Feb; 60(1):49-56.
  • Journal Article, Fiser RT., Irby K., Ward RM., Tang X., McKamie W., Prodhan P., Corwin HL. Red Blood Cell Transfusion in Pediatric ECMO Patients: Is There an Impact on Tissue Oxygenation?. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014 November; 15(9):806-13.
  • Journal Article, Irby K., Swearingen C., Byrnes J., Bryant J., Prodhan P., Fiser RT. Unfractionated heparin activity measured by anti-factor xa levels is associated with the need for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation circuit/membrane oxygenator change: a retrospective pediatric study. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2014 May; 15(4):e175-82.
  • Journal Article, Gardner AH., Prodhan P., Stovall SH., Gossett JM., Stern JE., Wilson CD., Fiser RT. Fungal infections and antifungal prophylaxis in pediatric extracorporeal life support. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 143(3):689-95.
  • Journal Article, Byrnes JW., McKamie W., Swearingen C., Prodhan P., Bhutta A., Jaquiss R., Imamura M., Fiser RT. Hemolysis During Cardiac Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Case-Control Comparison of a Roller Pump and a Centrifugal Pump in a Pediatric Population. ASAIOJ 2011 September/October; 57(5):456-461.
  • Journal Article, Cabrera AC., Prodhan P., Cleves MA., Fiser RT., Schmitz M., Fontenot E., McKamie W., Chipman C., Jaquiss RDB., Imamura M. Inter-Hospital Transport of Children Requiring ECMO Support for Cardiac Dysfunction. Congenital Heart Disease Journal 2011 6(3):202-208.
  • Journal Article, Elbahlawan L., Morrison RR., Cheng C., Liu W., Fiser RT. Impact of Neutrophil Recovery on Oxygenation in Pediatric Oncology Patients with Acute Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 2011 33(7):e296 - e299.
  • Journal Article, Stroud MH., Prodhan P., Moss M., Fiser RT., Schexnayder SM., Anand K. Enhanced monitoring improves pediatric transport outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatrics 2011 127:42-48.

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