William Brinson Orr, MD, FAAP, FACC  worr@wustl.edu

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology
Associate Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
Cardiology

phone: (314) 454-6095

Clinical Interests

Reliable, hardworking and self-driven Pediatric Cardiologist. Comfortable with both inpatient and outpatient cardiology patients with an interest in inpatient cardiac medicine, sports and exercise physiology, and exercise testing. Additional focus on clinical education, fellowship training and quality improvement. Able to establish strong rapport with all patients. Adept at communicating with patients, relatives, hospital and community physicians and nursing staff.

Education

  • BS, Magna Cum Laude, University of Georgia2009
  • MD, Medical College of Georgia2013

Training

  • Pediatric Resident, Washington University2013 - 2016
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellow, Washington University2016 - 2019

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2013 - 2016Mo, Missouri State Board of Healing Arts Medical License (Temporary)
  • 2013 - PresBasic Life Support
  • 2013 - PresPediatric Advanced Life Support
  • 2016 - PresMO, State of Missouri Medical License issued by the Missouri State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts
  • 2016 - PresPediatric Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2016 - PresBNDD
  • 2017 - PresAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • 2019 - PresIndividual DEA
  • 2020 - PresMO, Pediatric Cardiology Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • 2021 - PresState of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Licensed Physician and Surgeon

Honors and Awards

  • Department of Pediatrics 2018 Unsung Heroes Award2018
  • Outstanding Fellow Teaching Award: Department of Pediatrics2019
  • First Place Moderated Poster Presentation Session at the 7th Annual Cincinnati Clinical Exercise Testing and Therapeutics Symposium2020
  • 2021 Academy of Educators Honor Roll Award2021

Recent Publications view all (9)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Incorporation of the CardioMEMS™ System During an Exercise Physiology Test in a Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Patient Contributing to Medical Decision-Making Pediatric Cardiology. 2021;5. doi:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-021-02758-z  
  2. Comparing patient and family usability of insertable cardiac monitors in a pediatric cohort: Patient external activator versus smartphone transmission. Heart Rhythm O2. 2021;2(2):201-204. PMCID:PMC8183865  PMID:34113922 
  3. A unique cardiovascular presentation of pheochromocytoma. SAGE Open Med Case Rep. 2021;9:2050313X21994037. PMCID:PMC7900786  PMID:33680468 
  4. The Impact of Direct to Consumer Wearables in Pediatric Electrophysiology Telehealth Clinics: A Real-World Case Series. Cardiovasc Digit Health J. 2020. PMCID:PMC7538375  PMID:33043315 
  5. Delayed Development of Coronary Artery Dilitation in Suspected Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome: More Research Needed. Crit Care Explor. 2020;2(10):e0236. PMCID:PMC7531755  PMID:33063036 
  6. Successful Institutional Development of a Pediatric Exercise Stress Testing Program after the Establishment of a Dedicated Exercise Team JEPonline. 2020;23(3):8. 
  7. Institutional experience of healthy pediatric patients presenting with atrial fibrillation who had an electrophysiology study. J Card Surg. 2020. PMID:32163635 
  8. Recanalization of an atretic intramural left main coronary artery after bypass surgery in a pediatric patient with anomalous aortic origin of the left main coronary artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2019. PMID:31802625 
  9. Erythematous atrophic plaque in the inguinal fold. Cutis. 2016;97(5):334;341;342. PMID:27274547 
Last updated: 10/27/2021
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