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Faculty

Xiomara Garcia, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Sections

  • Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine

Specialties

  • Critical Care/Intensive Care

Contact Information

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

Education

  • M.D., Universidad Central de Venezuela Luis Razetti, School of Medicine, 1987

Training

  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Intensive Care, Baylor College of Medicine, 2005-2006
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Universidad Central de Venezuela Luis Razetti, School of Medicine, 1987-1989
  • Pediatric Residency (1st of 13), Pediatric, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Hospital Miguel Perez Carreno, 1989-1992
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Intensive Care, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Hospital Miguel Perez Carreno, 1992-1994
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999-2002
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002-2004

Licensure and Board Certification

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

Recent Honors

  • Best Doctors in America, 2009
  • Crossing the Creek, Performance and Team work pins, CVICU,, 2012
  • Best Dr of the Month in CVICU May 2012, CVICU, 2012
  • Ruth Olive Beall Award, Arkansas Children's Hospital , 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Knecht K, Bryant J, Garcia X,Pye S, Prodhan P, Frazier E. Heart Transplantation in the short term following chemotherapy. J of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 2015 July; 37(5):409-410.
  • Journal Article, Byrnes J., Prodhan P., Bhutta A., Rettiganti M., Gomez A., Garcia X., Dyamenahally U., Johnson C., Jaquiss R., Michiaki I. Steroid therapy attenuates acute phase reactant response among children on ventricular assist device support. J of the heart and lung transplantation 2015 April; 99(4):1392-1398.
  • Journal Article, Parthak Prodhan., Giriidhar Kalikivenkata., Xinyu Tang., Kassandra Thomas., Jonathan Byrnes., Elizabeth Frazier., Michiaki Imamura., Robert D.B. Jaquiss., Garcia X., Adnan Bhutta., Umesh Dyamenahally. Risk Factors for prolonged mechanical ventilation for children on ventricular assist device supprot. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2015 March; 99 (5)
  • Journal Article, Molina KM., Garcia X., Denfield SW., Fan Y., Morrow WR., Towbin JA., Frazier EA., Nelson DP. Parvovirus B19 myocarditis causes significant morbidity and mortality in children. Pediatric Card 2013 34(2):390-397.
  • Journal Article, Molina K M., Garcia X., Denfield S W., Fan X., Kearney D., Rossano J W., Morrow W R., Towbin J A., Frazier., Nelson D P. Parvovirus B19 Myocarditis Causes Significant Morbidity and Mortality in Children. Ped Cardiology 2013 34(2):390-397.
  • Journal Article, Shinkawa T., Garcia X., Boban A., Kenneth K., Frazier E., Michiaki I. New Transplant Technique with hemiazygous continuation and interrupted inferior vena cava. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2013
  • Journal Article, Garcia X., Mian A., Mendiratta P., Rycus P., Prodhan P. Aspergillus Infection and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support. J Intensive Care Medicine 2013 June; 28(3):178-184.
  • Journal Article, Garcia X., Sachdeva R., Kane, J., Bhutta A., Harber H., Swearing C., Prodhan P. A model providing improved care to chronic patients in cardiac intensive care unit. Congenital Heart Disease Journal 2012 april;
  • Journal Article, Michiaki I., Dossey A., Garcia X., Shinkawa T., Jaquiss R. Prophylactic Amiodarone reduces Juntctional Ectopic Tachycardia after tetralogy of Fallot repair. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2012 January; 143(1):152-6.
  • Journal Article, Rachel Mc Donald., Andrew Dodgen., Jeffrey Gossett., Takeshi Shinkawa., Santosh Uppu., Carlos Blanco., Garcia X., michiaki Imamura., Adnan Bhutta., Punkaj Gupta. Implications of 22q11.2 deletion on the postoperative course of children after cardiac surgery. July 2012 Pediatric Cardiology;

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