Paul Critser.

Pediatric Cardiologist, Heart Institute

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pulmonary hypertension; General Cardiology Outpatient Clinic, Cardiac Step-Down Unit

Research Interests

Pulmonary hypertension; bronchopulmonary dysplasia; pediatric cardiology

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Heart, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia BPD, Pulmonary Hypertension

Research Divisions

Heart, Cardiology

My Locations

My Education

MD: Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2013.

PhD: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2011.

Residency: Pediatrics, Boston Combined Residency Program, Boston, MA.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Fellowship: Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2016; Pediatric Cardiology, 2020.

My Publications

Left Atrial Strain in the Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot Population: Comparisons to Biventricular Function, Native T1 Values, Exercise Parameters and Healthy Controls. Ta, HT; Truong, VT; Alsaied, T; Critser, PJ; Germann, J; Ollberding, NJ; Khoury, PR; Powell, AW; Lang, S; Mazur, W; et al. Pediatric Cardiology. 2021; 42:1102-1110.

Cardiac magnetic resonance derived atrial function in patients with a Fontan circulation. Critser, PJ; Truong, V; Powell, AW; Almeneisi, H; Opotowsky, AR; Ollberding, NJ; Gandhi, J; Lubert, AM; Mazur, W; Lang, SM; et al. International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 2021; 37:275-284.

Prognostic Value of Change in Cardiac Index After Prostacyclin Initiation in Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Evers, PD; Critser, PJ; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hirsch, R. Pediatric Cardiology. 2021; 42:116-122.

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging derived septal curvature in neonates with bronchopulmonary dysplasia associated pulmonary hypertension. Critser, PJ; Higano, NS; Lang, SM; Kingma, PS; Fleck, RJ; Hirsch, R; Taylor, MD; Woods, JC. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 2020; 22.

CMR-Derived Ventricular Global Function Index in Patients Late After the Fontan Operation. Alsaied, T; Critser, PJ; Azcue, N; St. Clair, N; Powell, AJ; Rathod, RH. JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 2020; 13:2686-2687.

Risk Assessment and Monitoring of Right Ventricular Function in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Critser, PJ; Levy, PT. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 2020; 17:1380-1381.

Balloon atrial septostomy as initial therapy in pediatric pulmonary hypertension. Critser, PJ; Evers, PD; McGovern, E; Cash, M; Hirsch, R. Pulmonary Circulation. 2020; 10.

Tripartite Assessment of Right Ventricular Systolic Function in Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn. Chikkabyrappa, SM; Critser, P; Roane, J; Buddhe, S; Tretter, JT. Pediatric Cardiology. 2020; 41:1206-1211.

Modified Ventricular Global Function Index Correlates With Exercise Capacity in Repaired Tetralogy of Fallot. Ta, HT; Critser, PJ; Alsaied, T; Germann, J; Powell, AW; Redington, AN; Tretter, JT. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2020; 9.

Cost-Utility of Sildenafil for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn. Evers, PD; Critser, PJ; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hoelle, S; Hirsch, R. American Journal of Perinatology. 2020.