Chesney Castleberry, M.D.  chesneycastleberry@wustl.edu

Cardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095

Clinical Interests

Primary clinical interest is in the field of heart failure, cardiomyopathy, mechanical circulatory support, and heart transplantation. Also have clinical interest in aquired immune deficiencies especially as they relate to sequale of cardiac operations and transplantation.

Education

  • BA, Texas A&M University2001
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School2005

Training

  • Resident, Children’s Memorial Hospital2005 - 2008
  • Fellow, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin2008 - 2011
  • Advanced Fellow, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital2011 - 2012

Licensure and Board Certification

  • WI, Wisconsin License 2008
  • American Board of Pediatrics 2009
  • CA, California License 2012
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support 2012
  • American Board of Pediatric Cardiology 2013
  • Heartware 2013
  • OH, Ohio License 2013
  • Thoratec Centrimag/Pedimag 2013
  • KY, Kentucky License 2013
  • Syncardia C2 2014
  • Syncardia Freedom Driver 2014
  • Thoratec Heartmate II 2014
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support 2015
  • MO, Missouri License 2015

Honors

  • Medical College of Wisconsin Fellow Research Award2010
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant Registry, Early Career Award2014
  • Mentor- Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Capstone Poster Presentation- 1st Place Award2015

Recent Publications view all (16)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Pediatric Cardiomyopathies. Circ Res. 2017;121(7):855-873. PMID:28912187 
  2. Clinical practice patterns are relatively uniform between pediatric heart transplant centers: A survey-based assessment. Pediatr Transplant. 2017;21(5). PMID:28670871 
  3. A Novel Surgical Approach to Mechanical Circulatory Support in Univentricular Infants. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017. PMID:28720202 
  4. Risk stratification to determine the impact of induction therapy on survival, rejection and adverse events after pediatric heart transplant: A multi-institutional study. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017. PMID:28619384 
  5. Pediatric Heart Transplantation Long-Term Survival in Different Age and Diagnostic Groups: Analysis of a National Database World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2017. 
  6. Interaction of older donor age and survival after weight-matched pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017;36(5):554-558. PMID:28073609 
  7. Development and validation of a major adverse transplant event (MATE) score to predict late graft loss in pediatric heart transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2017. PMID:28465118 
  8. Outcomes and Trends of Ventricular Assist Device Selection in Children with End-Stage Heart Failure. ASAIO J. 2017;63(4):464-469. PMID:28009713 
  9. Transplant Survival After Berlin Heart EXCOR Support. ASAIO J. 2017;63(1):80-85. PMID:27660899 
  10. Allosensitization does not alter post-transplant outcomes in pediatric patients bridged to transplant with a ventricular assist device. Pediatr Transplant. 2016;20(4):559-64. PMID:27102953 
  11. Early initiation of mTOR inhibitors in children with heart transplantation: A propensity-based registry analysis. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016;35(2):253-5. PMID:26612055 
  12. Basiliximab treatment for autoimmune bowel disease in a pediatric heart transplant patient. Pediatr Transplant. 2015;19(7):E165-9. doi:10.1111/petr.12584  PMID:26374667 
  13. Pediatric heart transplant waiting list mortality in the era of ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015;34(1):82-8. doi:10.1016/j.healun.2014.09.018  PMID:25447574 
  14. Hypoalbuminemia and poor growth predict worse outcomes in pediatric heart transplant recipients. Pediatr Transplant. 2014;18(3):280-7. doi:10.1111/petr.12239  PMID:24646199 
  15. Highly sensitive noninvasive cardiac transplant rejection monitoring using targeted quantification of donor-specific cell-free deoxyribonucleic acid. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(12):1224-6. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2013.09.029  PMID:24140666 
  16. Stenting of the right ventricular outflow tract in the high-risk infant with cyanotic teratology of Fallot. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35(3):423-30. doi:10.1007/s00246-013-0796-z  PMID:24096718 
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