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Eudice E. Fontenot, M.D.

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  • Professor, College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics


  • 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., McNeese State University, 1982
  • M.D., LSU Medical Center, 1986


  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, LSU Medical Center, 1988-1989
  • Internship, Pediatrics, LSU Medical Center, 1986-1987
  • Resident, Pediatrics, LSU Medical Center, 1987-1989
  • Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology, University of Florida College of Medicine/Shand's Hospital, 1989-1992

Licensure and Board Certification

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

Recent Honors

  • Educational Excellence Award ($2357 salary bonus), Educational Incentives Committee UAMS, 2011
  • Red Sash, UAMS Senior class 2013, 2013
  • Chairman's Teaching Award - finalist, voted by the pediatric and medicine-pediatric residents UAMS/Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2015
  • Resident Teacher of the year, voted by the Pediatric Residents UAMS/Arkansas Children's Hospital, 2015

Recent Publications

  • Journal Article, Padiyath A., Fontenot E., Abraham B. Removal of a retained intracardiac radiolucent guidewire fragment. Ann Pediatr Card 2017 Jan-Apr; 10(1):65-68.
  • Journal Article, Asssad-Kottner C., Hakeem A., Fontenot E., Uretsky B. "Tele-mentoring" an Interventional Procedure Using a Wearable Computer: First in Man. J Am Coll Cardiolo 2014 63(10)
  • Journal Article, Bielefeld KJ., Seib PM., 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 Apr 19; [Epub ahead of print]
  • Journal Article, Dyamenahalli U., Tuzcu V., Fontenot E., Papagiannis J., Jaquiss RDB., Bhutta AT., Morrow WR., Erickson CC., Imamura M., Prodhan P. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support for Intractable Primary Arrhythmias and Complete Congenital Heart Block in Newborns and Infants: Short and Medium Term Outcome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. Pediatr Critical Care Med 2011 April; E Pub ahead of print
  • Journal Article, Cabrera AG., Prodhan P., Cleves MA., Fiser RT., Schmitz M., Fontenot E., McKamie W., Chipman C., Jaquiss RD., Imamura M. Interhospital Transport of Children Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support for Cardiac Dysfunction. Congenit Heart Dis 2011 Mar; doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0803.2011.00506.x. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Journal Article, Ortmann LA., Fontenot EE., Seib PM., Eble BK., Brown R., Bhutta AT. Use of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Estimation of Renal Oxygenation in Children With Heart Disease . Pediatr Cardiol 2011 August; 32((6)):748-53 .
  • Journal Article, Angtuaco MJ., Sachdeva R., Jaquiss RD., Gossett J., Fontenot EE., Morrow WR., Seib P. Long-Term Outcome of Intraoperative Pulmonary Artery Stent Placement for Congenital Heart Disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 2011 Feb 15; 77((3)):395-9.
  • Journal Article, Clement KC., Fiser RT., Fiser WP., Chipman CW., Taylor BJ., Heulitt MJ., Moss M., Fasules JW., Faulkner SC., Imamura M., Fontenot EE., Jaquiss RD. Single-institution experience with interhospital extracorporeal membrane oxygenation transport: A descriptive study. Pediatr Crit Care 2010 July; 11((4)):533-5.
  • Journal Article, Prodhan P., Fiser R., Cenac S., Bhutta A., Fontenot E., et al. Intrahospital Transport of Children on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Indications, Process, Interventions and Outcome. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010 Mar; 11(2):227-33.
  • Journal Article, Dyamenahalli U., Abraham B., Fontenot E., et al. Pathologic aneurysmal dilation of the ascending aorta and dilation of the main pulmonary artery in patients with Kabuki syndrome: valve-sparing aortic root replacement.. Congenital Heart Disease 2007 Nov; 2(6):424-428.

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