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Faculty

Ronnie Thomas Collins, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Associate Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine

Sections

  • Cardiology

Specialties

  • Cardiology - Diagnostic

Contact Information

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

Education

  • B.S. , Tennessee Technological University, 1998
  • M.D., University of Tennessee, College of Medicine, 2002

Training

  • Resident, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 2002-2006
  • Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2006-2009
  • Advanced Fellow, Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Non-invasive Imaging, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2009-2010

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
  • American Board of Medical Specialties, Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Recent Honors

  • Research Day Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 2009
  • Research Day Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , 2010
  • UAMS Department of Pediatrics Educator of the Year Award, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2014

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Phomakay V., Huett WG., Gossett JM., Tang X., Bornemeier RA., Collins RT. B-blockers and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors: comparison of effects on arotic growtoh in pediatric patients with Marfan syndrome. J Pediatr 2014 Aug 7;
  • Journal Article, Collins RT., Phomakay V., Zarate YA., Tang X. Impact of aortic aneurysm on hospitalizations in patients with Marfan syndrome: a multi-institutional study. Ped CArdiol 2014 Aug 6;
  • Journal Article, Phomakay V., Swearingen CJ., GossettJM., Kaplan PB., Collins RT. Ventricular hypertrophy on electrocardiogram correlates with obstructive lesion severity in Williams syndrome. Congenit Heart Dis 2014 June 25;
  • Journal Article, Zarate YA., Lepard T., Sellars E., Kaylor JA., Alfaro MP., Sailey C., Schaefer GB., Collins RT. Cardiovascular and genitourinary anomalies in patients with duplications within the Williams syndrome critical region: phenotypic expansion and review of the literature.. Am J Med Genet 2014 May 20;
  • Journal Article, Mendiratta P., Tang X., Collins RT., Rycus P., Brogan TV., Prodhan P. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure in the elderly: a review of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry. ASAIO J 2014 May 19;
  • Journal Article, Bielefeld KJ., O'Connor MJ., Collins RT. Primary purulent pericarditis and secondary endocarditis: a case report. Cardiol Young 2014 24(3):563-6.
  • Journal Article, O'Connor MJ., Tang X., Collins RT. Cardiac diangoses, procedures and healthcare utilization in inpatients with Ellis-van Creveld syndrome.. Cardiol Young 2013 Oct 29;
  • Journal Article, Steiner MB., Vengoechea JE., Collins RT. Duplication of the ALDH1A2 gene in association with pentalogy of Cantrell: a case report. J Med Case Rep 2013 7(287)
  • Journal Article, Collins RT., Fram RY., Tang X., Robbins JM., St. John Sutton M. Hospital utilization in adults with single ventricle congenital heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias. J Cardiovasc Electrophys 2013 Sept 19;
  • Journal Article, Collins RT., Fram RY., Tang X., Robbins JM., St. John Sutton M. Hospital utilization in adults with single ventricle congenital heart disease and cardiac arrhythmias. Int J Cardiol 2013 168(5):4596-601.

Recent Grant Awards

  • Arkansas Vascular Biology Program, ACHRI/ABI, 2016-06-01 00:00:00-2018-05-31 00:00:00

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