- Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (2005-2008), Pediatrics
- Fellowship - Medical University of South Carolina (2008-2011), Pediatric Cardiology
- Medical School - Medical University of South Carolina (2001-2005)
Dr. Ryan Butts graduated from the College of Charleston with a degree in Economics and Biology. He was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2005, and completed his Pediatrics residency in Houston at Texas Children’s Hospital. He returned to South Carolina for his Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship, where he was on faculty from 2011 until 2016.
- Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
- International Society of Heart and Lung Transplant
- American Heart Association
- Nominated for Golden Apple Teaching Award 2013, MUSC Childrens Hospital
- AHA CVDY Early Career Investigator Finalist 2013
- Mitchell I. Rubin Research Award 2016, Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina
In: Stephen Dunn and Simon Horslen eds. Organ and Tissue Transplantation: Solid Organ Transplantation in Infants and Children
3. Kirk CR, Butts RJ(Ed.) (2017), Springer International Publishing
da Cruz E, Ivy D, Jaggers J, eds. Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care.
Butts RJ, Do TB, Atz AM.(Ed.) (2014), Springer-Verlag London; 821-834.
- In: Stephen Dunn and Simon Horslen eds. Organ and Tissue Transplantation: Solid Organ Transplantation in Infants and Children
Response to a single dose of sildenafil in single-ventricle patients: an echocardiographic evaluation.
Jackson KW, Butts RJ, Svenson AJ, McQuinn TC, Atz AM Pediatric cardiology 2013 Oct 34 7 1739-42
Comparison of basiliximab vs antithymocyte globulin for induction in pediatric heart transplant recipients: An analysis of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation database.
Butts RJ, Dipchand AI, Sutcliffe D, Bano M, Dimas V, Morrow R, Das B, Kirk R Pediatric transplantation 2018 Jun 22 4 e13190
The Pediatric Heart Failure Workforce: An International, Multicenter Survey.
Auerbach SR, Everitt MD, Butts RJ, Rosenthal DN, Law YM Pediatric cardiology 2017 Nov
Validation of Noninvasive Measures of Left Ventricular Mechanics in Children: A Simultaneous Echocardiographic and Conductance Catheterization Study.
Chowdhury SM, Butts RJ, Taylor CL, Bandisode VM, Chessa KS, Hlavacek AM, Shirali GS, Baker GH Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2016 Jul 29 7 640-7
Comparison of echocardiographic and pressure-volume loop indices of systolic function in patients with single ventricle physiology: a preliminary report.
Butts RJ, Chowdhury SM, Buckley J, Hlavacek AM, Hsia TY, Khambadkone S, Baker GH Congenital heart disease 2015 Jan-Feb 10 1 E17-24
Estimating equations for cardiopulmonary exercise testing variables in Fontan patients: derivation and validation using a multicenter cross-sectional database.
Butts RJ, Spencer CT, Jackson L, Heal ME, Forbus G, Hulsey TC, Atz AM Pediatric cardiology 2015 Feb 36 2 393-401
Adverse events in children implanted with ventricular assist devices in the United States: Data from the Pediatric Interagency Registry for Mechanical Circulatory Support (PediMACS).
Rosenthal DN, Almond CS, Jaquiss RD, Peyton CE, Auerbach SR, Morales DR, Epstein DJ, Cantor RS, Kormos RL, Naftel DC, Butts RJ, Ghanayem NS, Kirklin JK, Blume ED The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2016 May 35 5 569-77
Effect of human leukocyte antigen-C and -DQ matching on pediatric heart transplant graft survival.
Butts RJ, Savage AJ, Nietert PJ, Kavarana M, Moussa O, Burnette AL, Atz AM The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2014 Dec 33 12 1282-7
A preliminary comparison of two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography and pressure-volume loop analysis in patients with Fontan physiology: The role of ventricular morphology.
Steflik D, Butts RJ, Baker GH, Bandisode V, Savage A, Atz AM, Chowdhury SM Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.) 2017 Jul
Decline in ventricular function as a result of general anesthesia in pediatric heart transplant recipients.
Elhoff JJ, Chowdhury SM, Taylor CL, Hassid M, Savage AJ, Atz AM, Butts RJ Pediatric transplantation 2016 Oct
A multi-institutional evaluation of antibody-mediated rejection utilizing the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study database: Incidence, therapies and outcomes.
Thrush PT, Pahl E, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Everitt MD, Missler H, Zangwill S, Burch M, Hoffman TM, Butts R, Mahle WT The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2016 Jun
Delayed puberty and abnormal anthropometry and its associations with quality of life in young Fontan survivors: A multicenter cross-sectional study.
Menon SC, Al-Dulaimi R, McCrindle BW, Goldberg DJ, Sachdeva R, Goldstein BH, Seery T, Uzark KC, Chelliah A, Butts R, Henderson H, Johnson T, Williams RV Congenital heart disease 2018 Mar
Longer Ischemic Time is Associated with Increased Ventricular Stiffness as Measured by Pressure-Volume Loop Analysis in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients.
Schroeder LW, Chowdhury SM, Burnette AL, Kavarana MN, Hamilton Baker G, Savage AJ, Atz AM, Butts RJ Pediatric cardiology 2017 Oct
Echocardiographic Detection of Increased Ventricular Diastolic Stiffness in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients: A Pilot Study.
Chowdhury SM, Butts RJ, Hlavacek AM, Taylor CL, Chessa KS, Bandisode VM, Shirali GS, Nutting A, Baker GH Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography : official publication of the American Society of Echocardiography 2017 Dec
Effect of Induction Therapy on Graft Survival in Primary Pediatric Heart Transplantation: A Propensity Score Analysis of the UNOS Database.
Butts R, Davis M, Savage A, Burnette A, Kavarana M, Bradley S, Atz A, Nietert PJ Transplantation 2016 Jun
Effect of Sildenafil on Pressure-Volume Loop Measures of Ventricular Function in Fontan Patients.
Butts RJ, Chowdhury SM, Baker GH, Bandisode V, Savage AJ, Atz AM Pediatric cardiology 2016 Jan 37 1 184-91
Statin therapy is not associated with improved outcomes after heart transplantation in children and adolescents.
Greenway SC, Butts R, Naftel DC, Pruitt E, Kirklin JK, Larsen I, Urschel S, Knecht K, Law Y The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2016 Apr 35 4 457-65
Factors associated with serum B-type natriuretic peptide in infants with single ventricles.
Butts RJ, Zak V, Hsu D, Cnota J, Colan SD, Hehir D, Kantor P, Levine JC, Margossian R, Richmond M, Szwast A, Williams D, Williams R, Atz AM Pediatric cardiology 2014 Jun 35 5 879-87
Association of human leukocyte antigen donor-recipient matching and pediatric heart transplant graft survival.
Butts RJ, Scheurer MA, Atz AM, Moussa O, Burnette AL, Hulsey TC, Savage AJ Circulation. Heart failure 2014 Jul 7 4 605-11
A composite outcome for neonatal cardiac surgery research.
Butts RJ, Scheurer MA, Zyblewski SC, Wahlquist AE, Nietert PJ, Bradley SM, Atz AM, Graham EM The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2014 Jan 147 1 428-33
Comparison of pressure-volume loop and echocardiographic measures of diastolic function in patients with a single-ventricle physiology.
Chowdhury SM, Butts RJ, Buckley J, Hlavacek AM, Hsia TY, Khambadkone S, Baker GH Pediatric cardiology 2014 Aug 35 6 998-1006
Effect of prostaglandin duration on outcomes in transposition of the great arteries with intact ventricular septum.
Butts RJ, Ellis AR, Bradley SM, Hulsey TC, Atz AM Congenital heart disease 2012 Jul-Aug 7 4 387-91
Veno-venous bridges: the forerunners of the sinus venosus defect.
Butts RJ, Crean AM, Hlavacek AM, Spicer DE, Cook AC, Oechslin EN, Anderson RH Cardiology in the young 2011 Dec 21 6 623-30
Standardized preoperative corticosteroid treatment in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery: results from a randomized trial.
Graham EM, Atz AM, Butts RJ, Baker NL, Zyblewski SC, Deardorff RL, DeSantis SM, Reeves ST, Bradley SM, Spinale FG The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2011 Dec 142 6 1523-9
Validation of a Simple Score to Determine Risk of Early Rejection After Pediatric Heart Transplantation.
Butts RJ, Savage AJ, Atz AM, Heal EM, Burnette AL, Kavarana MM, Bradley SM, Chowdhury SM JACC. Heart failure 2015 Sep 3 9 670-6
Feasibility of conductance catheter-derived pressure-volume loops to investigate ventricular mechanics in shunted single ventricles.
Butts RJ, Hsia TY, Hamilton Baker G Cardiology in the young 2013 Oct 23 5 776-9
The Thoratec CentriMag for pediatric right ventricular failure.
Hodge AB, Yeager CJ, Preston TJ, Savage AJ, Butts RJ, Kavarana MN The journal of extra-corporeal technology 2013 Jun 45 2 133-5
Comparison of maximum vasoactive inotropic score and low cardiac output syndrome as markers of early postoperative outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery.
Butts RJ, Scheurer MA, Atz AM, Zyblewski SC, Hulsey TC, Bradley SM, Graham EM Pediatric cardiology 2012 Apr 33 4 633-8
Preoperative steroid treatment does not improve markers of inflammation after cardiac surgery in neonates: results from a randomized trial.
Graham EM, Atz AM, McHugh KE, Butts RJ, Baker NL, Stroud RE, Reeves ST, Bradley SM, McGowan FX, Spinale FG The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery 2014 Mar 147 3 902-8
Treatment of BK viremia in a pediatric heart transplant recipient.
Butts RJ, Uber WE, Savage AJ The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation 2012 May 31 5 552-3
Characteristics of Clinically Diagnosed Pediatric Myocarditis in a Contemporary Multi-Center Cohort.
Butts RJ, Boyle GJ, Deshpande SR, Gambetta K, Knecht KR, Prada-Ruiz CA, Richmond ME, West SC, Lal AK Pediatric cardiology 2017 May
Effects of persistent Fontan fenestration patency on cardiopulmonary exercise testing variables.
Heal ME, Jackson LB, Atz AM, Butts RJ Congenital heart disease 2017 Jun
Longitudinal measures of deformation are associated with a composite measure of contractility derived from pressure-volume loop analysis in children.
Chowdhury SM, Butts RJ, Taylor CL, Bandisode VM, Chessa KS, Hlavacek AM, Nutting A, Shirali GS, Baker GH European heart journal cardiovascular Imaging 2017 Jun
Autoimmune enteropathy and hepatitis in pediatric heart transplant recipient.
Lewis K, Butts R, Antonio Quiros J, Hudspeth M, Twombley K, Savage A, Self S, Burnette A, Sun S Pediatric transplantation 2017 Jan
- Response to a single dose of sildenafil in single-ventricle patients: an echocardiographic evaluation.
- Pediatric heart failure
- Outcomes after pediatric heart transplantation
- Heart failure in single ventricle patients