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Timothy K. Knilans, MD


  • Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • University of Kentucky
I take great care in reviewing all the information regarding the child’s problem. I formulate a treatment plan that the child and family understand and can work with me to accomplish.

About

Biography

As a pediatric cardiologist, I specialize in cardiac electrophysiology, which is the treatment of abnormal heart rhythms with minimally invasive interventional procedures and medications.

In my practice, I take great care in reviewing all the information regarding the child’s problem. I formulate a treatment plan that the child and family understand and can work with me to accomplish. I believe that every patient is an individual with different problems and different ways to approach these issues in their life. I try to find the best way to use my skills to help them.

I was honored to receive the first Clinical Care Achievement Award given by Cincinnati Children’s for my commitment to the care of my patients. I have dedicated my career to this, and I greatly appreciated the recognition.

In addition to my practice, I’m involved in research to develop new ways to treat heart rhythm problems with less invasive methods.

In my free time, I enjoy participating in canine agility competitions with my Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Joey. He has received his Agility Trial Championship recognition, and we have competed in the national trials.

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Publications

Off-Label Prescription of COVID-19 Vaccines in Children: Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Issues. deSante-Bertkau, JE; Knilans, TK; Persad, G; Zettler, PJ; Lynch, HF; Antommaria, AH M. Pediatrics. 2022.

Off-Label Prescription of COVID-19 Vaccines in Children: Clinical, Ethical, and Legal Issues. deSante-Bertkau, JE; Knilans, TK; Persad, G; Zettler, PJ; Lynch, HF; Antommaria, AH M. Pediatrics. 2022; 149.

Outcomes of Implantable Loop Monitoring in Patients <21 Years of Age. Czosek, RJ; Zang, H; Baskar, S; Anderson, JB; Knilans, TK; Ollberding, NJ; Spar, DS. American Journal of Cardiology. 2021; 158:53-58.

Updated International Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Diagnostic Criteria and Surveillance and Management Recommendations. Northrup, H; Aronow, ME; Bebin, EM; Bissler, J; Darling, TN; de Vries, PJ; Frost, MD; Fuchs, Z; Gosnell, ES; Gupta, N; et al. Pediatric Neurology. 2021; 123:50-66.

A novel variant in KCNQ1 associated with short QT syndrome. Schneider, K; Parrott, A; Spar, D; Knilans, T; Czosek, R; Miller, E; Anderson, J. HeartRhythm Case Reports. 2021; 7:650-654.

Progressive QRS Duration and Ventricular Dysfunction in Pediatric Patients with Chronic Ventricular Pacing. Czosek, RJ; Gao, Z; Anderson, JB; Knilans, TK; Ollberding, NJ; Spar, DS. Pediatric Cardiology. 2021; 42:451-459.

Time series evaluation of improvement interventions to reduce alarm notifications in a paediatric hospital. Pater, CM; Sosa, TK; Boyer, J; Cable, R; Egan, M; Knilans, TK; Schondelmeyer, AC; Schuler, CL; Madsen, NL. BMJ Quality and Safety. 2020; 29:717-726.

Wearable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric cardiomyopathy: A cost-utility analysis. Evers, PD; Anderson, JB; Ryan, TD; Czosek, RJ; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS. Heart Rhythm. 2020; 17:287-293.

In Vivo Remodeling of an Extracellular Matrix Cardiac Patch in an Ovine Model. Baker, RS; Zafar, F; Kimura, N; Knilans, T; Osinska, H; Robbins, J; Taylor, M; Morales, DL S. ASAIO Journal. 2019; 65:744-752.

Can noninvasive testing identify benign patterns of suggested pre-excitation on electrocardiogram?. Robinson, JA; Anderson, JB; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS; Czosek, RJ. PACE - Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology. 2019; 42:904-909.

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