Robert L Spicer, MD

  • 2071 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
1982 …2020

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Research Output

  • 2071 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 58 Article
  • 5 Review article
  • 3 Editorial
  • 1 Comment/debate
2020

2020 ACC/HFSA/ISHLT Lifelong Learning Statement for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Specialists: A Report of the ACC Competency Management Committee

Writing Committee Members & ACC Competency Management Committee, Mar 2020, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 26, 3, p. 254-269 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Challenges of Funding Pediatric Fellowship Programs—Invited Commentary from the Council of Pediatric Subspecialties

Heyman, M. B., Weiss, P., Boyer, D., Fussell, J., Imundo, L., Aye, T., Jarjour, I. T., Spicer, R. & Bale, J., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 204, p. 4-6.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

3 Scopus citations
2015

2015 ACC/AHA/HRS Advanced Training Statement on Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (A Revision of the ACC/AHA 2006 Update of the Clinical Competence Statement on Invasive Electrophysiology Studies, Catheter Ablation, and Cardioversion)

Zipes, D. P., Calkins, H., Daubert, J. P., Ellenbogen, K. A., Field, M. E., Fisher, J. D., Fogel, R. I., Frankel, D. S., Gupta, A., Indik, J. H., Kusumoto, F. M., Lindsay, B. D., Marine, J. E., Mehta, L. S., Mendes, L. A., Miller, J. M., Munger, T. M., Sauer, W. H., Shen, W. K., Stevenson, W. G. & 23 others, Su, W. W., Tracy, C. M., Tsiperfal, A., Williams, E. S., Halperin, J. L., Arrighi, J. A., Awtry, E. H., Bates, E. R., Brush, J. E., Costa, S., Daniels, L., Desai, A., Drachman, D. E., Fernandes, S., Freeman, R., Ijioma, N., Khan, S. S., Kuvin, J. T., McPherson, J. A., Sivaram, C. A., Spicer, R. L., Wang, A. & Weitz, H. H., Dec 1 2015, In : Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 8, 6, p. 1522-1551 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs): Introduction

Ross, R. D., Brook, M., Koenig, P., Feinstein, J. A., Lang, P., Spicer, R. L. & Vincent, J. A., Aug 11 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 66, 6, p. 672-676 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

2015 SPCTPD/ACC/AAP/AHA Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs (Revision of the 2005 Training Guidelines for Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Programs): Introduction

Ross, R. D., Brook, M., Koenig, P., Feinstein, J. A., Lang, P., Spicer, R. L. & Vincent, J. A., Aug 11 2015, In : Circulation. 132, 6, p. e43-e47

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

7 Scopus citations

Fetal and neonatal imaging and strategy of primary neonatal heart transplantation in hypoplastic left heart with Ebstein's anomaly

Hammel, J. M., Danford, D. A., Spicer, R. L. & Kutty, S., Mar 1 2015, In : Echocardiography. 32, 3, p. 598-601 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Predicting graft loss by 1 Year in pediatric heart transplantation candidates: An analysis of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database

PHTS Study Group Investigators, 2015, In : Circulation. 131, 10, p. 890-898 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Task Force 1: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in General Cardiology

Lewis, A. B., Martin, G. R., Bartz, P. J., Fischbach, P. S., Fulton, D. R., Matherne, G. P., Reinking, B. & Spicer, R. L., Aug 11 2015, In : Circulation. 132, 6, p. e48-e56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Task Force 1: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Training in General Cardiology

Lewis, A. B., Martin, G. R., Bartz, P. J., Fischbach, P. S., Fulton, D. R., Matherne, G. P., Reinking, B. & Spicer, R. L., Aug 11 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 66, 6, p. 677-686 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients

Castleberry, C., White-Williams, C., Naftel, D., Tresler, M. A., Pruitt, E., Miyamoto, S. D., Murphy, D., Spicer, R., Bannister, L., Schowengerdt, K., Gilmore, L., Kaufman, B. & Zangwill, S., 2014, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 18, 3, p. 280-287 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2013

The clinical utility of health-related quality of life assessment in pediatric cardiology outpatient practice

Uzark, K., King, E., Spicer, R., Beekman, R., Kimball, T. & Varni, J. W., May 2013, In : Congenital Heart Disease. 8, 3, p. 211-218 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2012

Council of Pediatric Subspecialties (CoPS): The first five years

Mink, R., Norwood, V., Degnon, L., Harris, C. E., Kennedy, C., Spicer, R., Coury, D. & Bale, J. F., Aug 2012, In : Pediatrics. 130, 2, p. 335-341 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Scopus citations

Health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Uzark, K., King, E., Cripe, L., Spicer, R., Sage, J., Kinnett, K., Wong, B., Pratt, J. & Varni, J. W., Dec 2012, In : Pediatrics. 130, 6, p. e1559-e1566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Malonyl coenzyme a decarboxylase deficiency: Early dietary restriction and time course of cardiomyopathy

Prada, C. E., Jefferies, J. L., Grenier, M. A., Huth, C. M., Page, K. I., Spicer, R. L., Towbin, J. A. & Leslie, N. D., Aug 2012, In : Pediatrics. 130, 2, p. e456-e460

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Pediatric cardiomyopathy: Importance of genetic and metabolic evaluation

Kindel, S. J., Miller, E. M., Gupta, R., Cripe, L. H., Hinton, R. B., Spicer, R. L., Towbin, J. A. & Ware, S. M., May 2012, In : Journal of Cardiac Failure. 18, 5, p. 396-403 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations
2011

Invasive fungal infections in pediatric heart transplant recipients: Incidence, risk factors, and outcomes

Zaoutis, T. E., Webber, S., Naftel, D. C., Chrisant, M. A., Kaufman, B., Pearce, F. B., Spicer, R. & Dipchand, A. I., Aug 2011, In : Pediatric Transplantation. 15, 5, p. 465-469 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

Adherence to treatment among children with cardiac disease

Ittenbach, R. F., Cassedy, A. E., Marino, B. S., Spicer, R. L. & Drotar, D., Oct 2009, In : Cardiology in the Young. 19, 6, p. 545-551 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Infantile cardiomyopathy caused by a mutation in the overlapping region of mitochondrial ATPase 6 and 8 genes

Ware, S. M., El-Hassan, N., Kahler, S. G., Zhang, Q., Ma, Y. W., Miller, E., Wong, B., Spicer, R. L., Craigen, W. J., Kozel, B. A., Grange, D. K. & Wong, L. J., May 2009, In : Journal of medical genetics. 46, 5, p. 308-314 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients

Uzark, K., Spicer, R. & Beebe, D. W., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 28, 12, p. 1306-1311 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Outcomes of Children With Cardiomyopathy Listed for Transplant: A Multi-institutional Study

Dipchand, A. I., Naftel, D. C., Feingold, B., Spicer, R., Yung, D., Kaufman, B., Kirklin, J. K., Allain-Rooney, T. & Hsu, D., Dec 2009, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 28, 12, p. 1312-1321 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2008

Ductal stent and cavo-atrial sac occlusion in an adult with profound cyanosis after palliated cyanotic congenital heart disease

Gruenstein, D. H., Beekman, R. H. & Spicer, R. L., Feb 2008, In : Journal of Invasive Cardiology. 20, 2, p. E41-E43

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric restrictive cardiomyopathy associated with a mutation in β-myosin heavy chain

Ware, S. M., Quinn, M. E., Ballard, E. T., Miller, E., Uzark, K. & Spicer, R. L., Feb 2008, In : Clinical Genetics. 73, 2, p. 165-170 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2007

Open-chest epicardial approach to transcatheter pulmonary artery stenting following heart transplantation in an infant

Gudausky, T. M., Pearl, J., Dent, C. L., Kim, E., Divanovic, A., Spicer, R. L. & Beekman, R. H., Jan 2007, In : Congenital Heart Disease. 2, 1, p. 64-69 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

Abnormalities of Diastolic Function Precede Dilated Cardiomyopathy Associated with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Markham, L. W., Michelfelder, E. C., Border, W. L., Khoury, P. R., Spicer, R. L., Wong, B. L., Benson, D. W. & Cripe, L. H., Jul 2006, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 19, 7, p. 865-871 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Hyperlipidemia in Children After Heart Transplantation

Singh, T. P., Naftel, D. C., Webber, S., Dupuis, J., Chin, C., Spicer, R., Schowengerdt, K. O., Ring, W. S. & Morrow, W. R., Oct 2006, In : Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 25, 10, p. 1199-1205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Outpatient continuous inotrope infusion as an adjunct to heart failure therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Cripe, L. H., Barber, B. J., Spicer, R. L., Wong, B. L., Weidner, N., Benson, D. W. & Markham, L. W., Nov 2006, In : Neuromuscular Disorders. 16, 11, p. 745-748 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Prospective single-arm protocol of carvedilol in children with ventricular dysfunction

Blume, E. D., Canter, C. E., Spicer, R., Gauvreau, K., Colan, S. & Jenkins, K. J., Jun 2006, In : Pediatric cardiology. 27, 3, p. 336-342 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations
2005

Steroid therapy and cardiac function in duchenne muscular dystrophy

Markham, L. W., Spicer, R. L., Khoury, P. R., Wong, B. L., Mathews, K. D. & Cripe, L. H., Dec 2005, In : Pediatric cardiology. 26, 6, p. 768-771 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

92 Scopus citations

The heart in muscular dystrophy

Markham, L. W., Spicer, R. L. & Cripe, L. H., Jul 2005, In : Pediatric Annals. 34, 7, p. 531-535 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations
2004

Dilated ascending aorta in a child with ring chromosome 21 syndrome

Rope, A. F., Hinton, R. B., Spicer, R. L., Blough-Pfau, R. & Saal, H. M., Oct 1 2004, In : American Journal of Medical Genetics. 130 A, 2, p. 191-195 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2003

Color M-Mode and Doppler Tissue Evaluation of Diastolic Function in Children: Simultaneous Correlation with Invasive Indices

Border, W. L., Michelfelder, E. C., Glascock, B. J., Witt, S. A., Spicer, R. L., Beekman, R. H. & Kimball, T. R., Sep 2003, In : Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. 16, 9, p. 988-994 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Pulmonary Venous Wedge Pressure Provides an Accurate Assessment of Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Children with a Bidirectional Glenn Shunt

Gruenstein, D. H., Spicer, R. L., Shim, D. & Beekman, R. H., Oct 2003, In : Journal of Interventional Cardiology. 16, 5, p. 367-370 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2002

Surgical emergencies during pediatric interventional catheterization

Schroeder, V. A., Shim, D., Spicer, R. L., Pearl, J. M., Manning, P. J. & Beekman, R. H., 2002, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 140, 5, p. 570-575 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2001

Carvedilol - A new dimension in pediatric heart failure therapy

Spicer, R. L., 2001, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 138, 4, p. 457-458 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2000

Hypereosinophilic syndromes

Assa'ad, A. H., Spicer, R. L., Nelson, D. P., Zimmermann, N. & Rothenberg, M. E., 2000, In : Chemical Immunology. 76, p. 208-229 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations
1999

Effect of accessory pulmonary blood flow on survival after the bidirectional Glenn procedure

Mainwaring, R. D., Lamberti, J. J., Uzark, K., Spicer, R. L., Cocalis, M. W. & Moore, J. W., Nov 9 1999, In : Circulation. 100, 19 SUPPL., p. II151-II156

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
1998

Neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with Fontan repair of functional single ventricle

Uzark, K., Lincoln, A., Lamberti, J. J., Mainwaring, R. D., Spicer, R. L. & Moore, J. W., Apr 1998, In : Pediatrics. 101, 4 I, p. 630-633 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations
1996

Aortopulmonary collateral vessels and prolonged pleural effusions after modified Fontan procedures

Spicer, R. L., Uzark, K. C., Moore, J. W., Mainwaring, R. D. & Lamberti, J. J., 1996, In : American Heart Journal. 131, 6, p. 1164-1168 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

93 Scopus citations

Sudden death in Williams syndrome: Report of ten cases

Bird, L. M., Billman, G. F., Lacro, R. V., Spicer, R. L., Jariwala, L. K., Hoyme, H. E., Zamora-Salinas, R., Morris, C., Viskochil, D., Frikke, M. J. & Jones, M. C., 1996, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 129, 6, p. 926-931 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

147 Scopus citations
1995

Bidirectional Glenn: Is accessory pulmonary blood flow good or bad?

Mainwaring, R. D., Lamberti, J. J., Uzark, K. & Spicer, R. L., 1995, In : Circulation. 92, 9 SUPPL., p. II294-II297

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Factors influencing perioperative morbidity during palliation of the univentricular heart

Lamberti, J. J., Mainwaring, R. D., Spicer, R. L., Uzark, K. C. & Moore, J. W., Dec 1995, In : The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 60, SUPPL. 3, p. S550-S553

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Percutaneous use of stents to correct pulmonary artery stenosis in young children after cavopulmonary anastomosis

Moore, J. W., Spicer, R. L., Perry, J. C., Mathewson, J. W., Kirkpatrick, S. E., George, L., Uzark, K., Mainwaring, R. L. & Lamberti, J. J., Dec 1995, In : American Heart Journal. 130, 6, p. 1245-1249 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Sudden death in patients supravalvar aortic stenosis Williams syndrome

Bird, L. M., Billman, G. F., Spicer, R. L., Jariwala, L. K., Zamora, R., Hoyme, H. & Jones, M. C., 1995, In : Genetic Counseling. 6, 2, p. 149 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994

Percutaneous closure of the small patent ductus arteriosus using occluding spring coils

Moore, J. W., George, L., Kirkpatrick, S. E., Mathewson, J. W., Spicer, R. L., Uzark, K., Rothman, A., Cambier, P. A., Slack, M. C. & Kirby, W. C., Mar 1 1994, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 23, 3, p. 759-765 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

207 Scopus citations
1993

Common pulmonary vein atresia: The role of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Dudell, G. G., Evans, M. L., Krous, H. F., Spicer, R. L. & Lamberti, J. J., 1993, In : Pediatrics. 91, 2, p. 403-410 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

High-risk angioplasty: Coarctation of the aorta after Norwood Stage 1

Moore, J. W., Spicer, R. L., Mathewson, J. W. & Kirby, W. C., 1993, In : Texas Heart Institute Journal. 20, 1, p. 48-50 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Management of Absent Pulmonary Valve Syndrome with Patent Ductus Arteriosus

Mainwaring, R. D., Lamberti, J. J. & Spicer, R. L., Mar 1993, In : Journal of cardiac surgery. 8, 2, p. 148-155 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations