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Piers Christopher Andrew Barker

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Cardiology
Box 3090 Med Ctr, Durham, NC
7605-A Hosp North, Durham, NC

Overview


Improving parent/infant bonding in prenatally diagnosed congenital heart disease
 
Analysis of advanced cardiac mechanics (strain, strain rate, torsion) in congenital and acquired heart disease by echo and cardiac MRI

Development of novel uses of 3D/4D echo for fetal and congenital heart disease

Sub-maximal exercise testing in congenital and maternal heart disease

Cardiac Mechanics during exercise in pediatrics

Outcome improvement in patients with Functional Single Ventricle and fetal cardiac disease

Application of novel imaging technologies (ultrasound, cardiac MRI, cardiac CT) in fetal, congenital and acquired heart disease

Characterization of rheumatic heart disease and HIV-related cardiomyopathy in developing countries

Cost Effectivess of screening for immune-mediated fetal heart block

Dyssynchrony analysis in pediatric patients

3D printing and computational fluid dynamics in congenital heart disease

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Professor of Pediatrics · 2021 - Present Pediatrics, Cardiology, Pediatrics
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology · 2020 - Present Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education, Training & Certifications


Cornell University · 1995 M.D.