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UAB Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Children's Title
Academic Title
Assistant Professor
CVICU, Critical Care
Specialty 3
Cardiac Intensivists
Clinic Phone Number
(205) 975-3123
Clinic Fax Number
(205) 996-2359
Web Address
Secondary Address
WIC 1799 6th Ave. S.,
Ste. 9100 176F
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Office Phone Number
(205) 638-9387
(205) 975-6291
Queens College, 1998
UAB School of Halth Professions, 2015
Medical School
East Carolina University, 2004
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008
Pediatric Cardiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 2011. Pediatrics Cardric Critical Care, UAB, 2012
American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics Subboard of Pediatric Cardiology
Professional Organizations
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, American College of Cardiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, Jefferson County Medical Society
Honors and Awards
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Toms R, Jackson K, Dabal R, Reebals C, & Alten J. Preoperative trophic feeds in neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Congenit Heart Dis, 2014:10(1):36-42.

2. El Masri K, Jackson K, Borasino S, Law M, Askenasi D, Alten J. Successful continuous renal replacementtherapy using two simple lumen catheters in neonates and infants with cardia disease. Pediatr Neprol 2013; 28(12):2383-2387.

3. Jackson KW, Timpa J, MclLwain RB, O'Meara C. Kirklin JK, Borasino S, Alten, JA. Side-arm grafts from femoral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation cannulation. Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Nov; 94(5):e 111-2.

4. Jackson KW, Butts RJ, Svenson AJ, McQuinn TC, Atz AM. Response to a Single Dose of Sildenafil in Single-Ventride Patients: An Echocardiographic Evaluation; Pediatric Cardiology 2012; 34(7):1739-1742.
Special Interests
Dr. Jackson is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care; Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Director, Quality Improvement Team Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Children’s of Alabama; Director, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Fellowship Program.

Special Interests: Caring for critically ill children with congenital and acquired heart disease, with particular interests in single ventricle physiology, pulmonary hypertension and mechanical support for the failing heart; Leading quality improvement projects to continually improve the care and outcomes of our patients; Education of nursing staff, pediatric residents and pediatric and cardiac critical care fellows in the cardiac step-down unit and cardiac intensive care unit .
Physician Type
Pediatric Cardiologist