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Paul M. Seib, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
  • Section Chief, Cardiology


  • Cardiology


  • Cardiology - Diagnostic

Contact Information

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


  • B.S., Louisiana State University, 1981
  • M.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1984


  • Residency, Pediatrics, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1984-1987
  • Chief Resident , Pediatrics, Arkansas Children's Hospital, 1986-1987
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of medicine and Texas Children's Hospital, 1987-1990

Licensure and Board Certification

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

Recent Honors

  • Permanent Section Chief, Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences., U.A.M.S., 2012
  • David and Stephanie Clark Endowed Chair in Pediatric Cardiology, Arkansas Children/s Hospital, 2012

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Gupta P., Robertson MJ., Rettiganti M., Seib PM., Wernovsky G., Markovistz B., Simisic J. Impact of Timing of ECMO Initiation on Outcomes After Pediatric Heart Surgery: A Multi-Institutional Analysis. Pediatr Cardiol 2016 March;
  • Journal Article, Lam F., Ransom C., Gossett JM., Kelkhoff A., Seib P., Schmitz ML., Bryant JC., Frazier EA., Gupta P. Safety and efficacy of dexmedetomidine in children with heart failure. Pediatr Cardiol 2013 Apr; 34(4):835-41.
  • Journal Article, Bielefeld KJ., Seib P., Fontenot EE. Novel use of an Amplatzer Vascular Occluder II to close an acquired fistula between a reconstructed aortic arch and the left atrial appendage in a patient with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2012 Nov; 80(6):940-3.
  • Journal Article, Angtuaco MJ., Vyas HV., Malik S., Seib PM., Morrow WR., Sachdeva R. Noninvasive estimates of diastolic pulmonary artery pressure by Doppler analysis of tricuspid regrugitation velocity in pediatric patients. Congenital Heart Disease 2012 Mar-Apr; 7(2):131-138.
  • Journal Article, Ortmann LA., Fontenot EE., Seib P., Eble BK., Brown R., Bhutta AT. Use of near-infrared spectroscopy for estimation of renal oxygenation in children with heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol 2011 Aug; 32(6):748-53.
  • Journal Article, Sachdeva R., Malik S., Seib P., Frazier E., Cleves M. Doppler tissue imaging and catheter-derived measures are not independent predictors of rejection in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 2011 27(7):947-954.
  • Journal Article, Angtuaco MJ., Sachdeva R., Chipman C., Jaquiss RDB., Morrow WR., Gossett JM., Fontenot E., Seib P. Long-Term Outcomes of Intraoperative Pulmonay Artery Stent Placement for Congenital Heart Disease . Cath and Cardiovasc Interv Journal 2011 77(3):395-399.
  • Journal Article, Sachdeva R., Seib P., Frazier L., et al. Percutaneous coronary intervention using drug-eluting stents in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatric transplantation 2009 Dec; 13(8):1014-1019.
  • Journal Article, O'Brien,C.E., Harik,N., James,L.P., Seib P., Stowe,C.D. Cesium-induced QT-interval prolongation in an adolescent. Pharmacotherapy 2008 Sept; 28(8):1059-1065.
  • Journal Article, Schmitz ML., Massiocotte P., Faulkner SC., Bhutta AT., Johnson CE., Seib P., et al. Management of a Pediatric Patient on the Berlin Heart Excor Ventricular Assist Device with Arggatraban After Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. American Society of Artificial Internal Organs 2008

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