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Pediatric Cardiologist, Electrophysiology

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-4432

Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Electrophysiology; Cardiac Step-Down Unit

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Cardiomyopathy, Arrhythmia

My Locations

My Education

MD: University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, 2005.

Residency: Pediatrics, Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2008.

Fellowship:  Pediatric Cardiology, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2011.

Pediatric Electrophysiology Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

My Publications

Selected Publication

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.

Characteristics and Outcomes of Pediatric Patients Who Undergo Placement of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: Insights From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Baskar, S; Bao, H; Minges, KE; Spar, DS; Czosek, RJ. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2018; 11.

The US Experience of the Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator in Pediatric Patients. Spar, DS; Bianco, NR; Knilans, TK; Czosek, RJ; Anderson, JB. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 2018; 11.

Proper Electronic Order Linkage of Electrocardiograms at a Large Children's Hospital Improves Reporting and Revenue. Spar, DS; Mays, WA; Cooper, DS; Sullivan, L; Hicks, T; B Anderson, J. BMJ quality improvement reports. 2017; 6.

Utility and safety of the SafeSept™ transseptal guidewire for electrophysiology studies with catheter ablation in pediatric and congenital heart disease. Knadler, JJ; Anderson, JB; Chaouki, AS; Czosek, RJ; Connor, C; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology. 2017; 48:369-374.

Ambulatory Monitoring and Arrhythmic Outcomes in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Villa, CR; Czosek, RJ; Ahmed, H; Khoury, PR; Anderson, JB; Knilans, TK; Jefferies, JL; Wong, B; Spar, DS. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2016; 5.

Usefulness of ventricular premature complexes in asymptomatic patients ≤21 years as predictors of poor left ventricular function. Guerrier, K; Anderson, JB; Czosek, RJ; Mays, WA; Statile, C; Knilans, TK; Spar, DS. American Journal of Cardiology. 2015; 115:652-655.

Consequence of use of lower dose flat plate fluoroscopy in pediatric patients undergoing ablation for supraventricular tachycardia. Spar, DS; Anderson, JB; Lemen, L; Czosek, RJ; Knilans, TK. American Journal of Cardiology. 2013; 112:85-89.

B-AB20-03 MULTI-CENTER STUDY EVALUATING THE PRACTICE PATTERN AND OUTCOME OF ABLATION WITHIN THE CORONARY SINUS IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS. Baskar, S; Spar, DS; LaPage, MJ; Dechert-Crooks, BE; Ochoa, LA; Law, IH; Karpawich, PP; Torpoco-Rivera, D; Follansbee, CW; Czosek, RJ. Heart Rhythm. 2021; 18.

B-PO01-073 MULTICENTER OUTCOMES OF CATHETER ABLATION FOR ATRIOVENTRICULAR RECIPROCATING TACHYCARDIA VIA TWIN ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODES: A PEDIATRIC AND CONGENITAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY SOCIETY (PACES)/INTERNATIONAL ADULT CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE (ISACHD) COLLABORATIVE STUDY. Moore, JP; Gallotti, RG; Blais, BA; Chiu, S; Spar, DS; Fish, FA; Shah, MJ; Ernst, S; Kanter, RJ; Chang, PM; et al. Heart Rhythm. 2021; 18.