Brian Eble, M.D., is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Pediatric Cardiology section of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), practicing at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH).
Dr. Eble received his MD in 1999 from the University of Missouri - Columbia. He completed his pediatric residency at ACH and UAMS in 2002 and spent an additional year as a pediatric critical care fellow at ACH. He then completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in 2006.
Dr. Eble returned to ACH in July 2006 following completion of his formal training. He is board-certified in pediatric cardiology. He is a member of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and the North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine. His clinical interests include pediatric cardiac intensive care and pediatric exercise stress testing. Research interests include hemodynamic monitoring of perioperative patients following cardiac surgery and serial exercise testing in patients with palliated or corrected heart disease. Dr. Eble serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Exercise Laboratory at ACH and the education coordinator for the medical students and pediatric residents rotating through cardiology.
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The Arkansas Children's Adult Congenital Heart Disease program provides care to patients from throughout the region. Great efforts are made to assist in the transition of patients from Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease Programs to ensure there is no lapse in care and provide patients with the best possible outcomes. The ACHD team is dedicated to offering up-to-date care based on the most recent guidelines for the management of this complex group of patients.
The extracorporeal life support (ECLS) program at Arkansas Children's Hospital is one of the most advanced in the nation. The ECLS program incorporates cutting edge technology with the highest level of teamwork to provide life-saving support for the most critically ill children. At Arkansas Children's Hospital, ECLS includes the use of both ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and VAD (ventricular assist device) support.
Congenital heart defects are the most common of all birth defects, occurring at a rate of approximately eight cases per 1,000 live births.