Renee Bornemeier is a Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) and is a native Arkansas resident.
In 1998, Dr. Bornemeier completed her doctorate of medicine at UAMS. Subsequently, she performed her pediatric internship and residency at ACH and UAMS. In 1991, she began her fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed her residency in 1994, returning to Little Rock as a pediatric cardiologist at ACH and UAMS.
Dr. Bornemeier is board certified in Pediatric Cardiology. She is the Director of the Bale Fetal Heart Center at ACH. Her areas of focus and interest are Fetal Echocardiography, cardiac anatomy, and pediatric echocardiography. Her professional memberships include the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and the American Society of Echocardiography.
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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.