David Waight, MD

David Waight, MD

Director, Interventional Cardiology

Department(s):
Cardiology
Heart Center
Minimally Invasive Surgery


Locations

Akron Children's Hospital
Heart Center
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 5200
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8521
Alt. Phone: 1-866-230-3463 (toll free)
Fax: 330-543-3850
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Medical School

University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Residency

Pediatrics: University of Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Pediatric Cardiology: St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northeast Ohio Medical University

Associations

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Publications

Prenatal Diagnosis of Obstructed Normally Connected Pulmonary Veins by a Single Orifice to the Common Atrium in a Fetus With Right Isomerism. Chandrakant R. Patel, MBBS, David J. Waight, MD, Michael L. Spector, MD, Philip C. Smith, MD. J Ultrasound Med 2007; 26:525-528.

Stent Therapy for Obstructed Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venour Return. David J. Waight, CR Patel, MD, John Lane, MD, Michael Spector, MD, Philip Smith, MD. Poster Presentation, PICS 2007.

Prenatal Diagnosis of Ventriculocoronary Arterial Communication in Fetuses with Hypoplastic Left heart Syndrome. Chandrakant R. Patel, MBBS, John R. Lane, MD, Michael L. Spector, MD, Philip C. Smith, MD, David J. Waight, MD. J Ultrasound Med 2006;25:245-249.

New Therapeutic Avenues with Hybrid Pediatric Cardiac Surgery. Emile A. Bacha, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, Qi-Ling Coa, MD, Joann P. Starr, MD, David J. Waight, MD, Peter R. Koenig, MD, Brojendra Agarwala, MD. Heart Surg Forum. 2004 Jan 01;7(1):33-40.

Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty: the single wire technique. (editorial comment) David J. Waight MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi MD. Journal of Interventional Cardiology, 2004 Feb;17(1):21-22

Dyspnea. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;41-46.

Basic Pathophysiology- Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy. David J. Waight. Essential
Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;98-105.

Ventricular Septal Defect. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;123-129.

Noncritical Valve Lesions. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;151-171.

Peripheral Pulmonary Stenosis. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R
Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;211-215.

Coarctation. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;231-237.

Heart Transplantation. David J. Waight. Essential Pediatric Cardiology. Peter R Koenig, Ziyad M. Hijazi (Editors) McGraw-Hill 2004;469-477.


Role of intracardiac echocardiographic guidance in transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects and patent foramen ovale using the Amplatzer device. Peter R. Koenig,MD Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Mary Heitschmidt, RN David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Journal of Interventional Cardiology 2003;16:51-62

Perventricular device closure of muscular septal defects on the beating heart: technique and results. Emile A. Bacha, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, David J. Waight, MD, Makram R. Ebeid, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. 2003 Dec;126(6):1718-23.

Transcatheter closure of Swiss cheese like ventricular septal defects in children using the Amplatzer muscular VSD occluder) Zhong-Dong Du, MD, Qi-Ling Coa, MD, David J.
Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Zhonghua Er Ke Za Zhi. 2003 Mar:41(3):232-3.

Amplatzer Muscular Ventricular Septal Occluder. David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Catheter Based Devices for the Treatment of Non-Coronary Cardiovascular Disease in Adults and Children. PS Rao (Editor) Lippencott Williams & Wilkins. May 2003.

Hybrid Congenital Cardiac Surgery: New Therapeutic Avenues. Emile Bacha, Joanne Starr, David J. Waight, Qi-Ling Cao, Peter Koenig, Ziyad Hijazi. International Society for
Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery 6th Annual Meeting. Abstract Oral Presentation 6/2003.

Intracardiac Echocardiographic Guidance of Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Foramen Ovale: Comparison With Transesophageal Echocardiography and Cine Fluoroscopy. Qi-Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi, Peter Koenig, Mei Jin, Joel Sims, David J. Waight, Mary Heitschmidt, Roberto M. Lang. Oral abstract presentation ACC 52nd Annual Scientific Session 3/31/2003. Published JACC 2003:41;437.

Percutaneous Stenting of Native Coarctation and Recoarctation: Immediate and Mid-term Results. Lisa Shah, Ralf Holzer, Annette Joseph, David Waight, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract poster presentation, PICS VII. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2003:60;127.

Perventricular Device Closure of Muscular VSDs on the Beating Heart. E. Bacha, Q. Cao, P. Koenig, D. Waight, J Starr, J. Quinones, Z. Hijazi. Oral abstract presentation, PICS VII. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2003:60;127.

Effects on Pulmonary Blood Flow After Catheter Closure pf Patent Ductus Arteriosus Using the Amplatzer Duct Occlud. Mary Heitschmidt, David J. Waight, Annette Joseph, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Oral abstract presentation, PICS VII. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2003:60;127.

Transcatheter Stent Implantation to Rehabilitate Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis. Holzer R, Hijazi ZM, Waight D. Abstract poster presentation, PICS VII. Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2003:60;132.

Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale in Patients With Paradoxical Embolism: Intermediate-Term Risk of Recurrent Neurological Events. Zhong-Dong Du, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Annette Joseph, Peter Koenig, MD, Mary Heischmidt, David J. Waight, MD, Jonathan Rhodes, MD, James Brorson, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2002;55:189-194.

Catheter Therapy of Swiss Cheese Ventricular Septal Defects Using the Amplatzer Muscular VSD Occluder. David J. Waight, MD, Emile A. Bacha, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Madelyn Kahana, MD, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2002;33:355-361.

Successful combined orthotopic liver transplant and transcatheter management of atrial septal defect, patent ductus arteriosus, and peripheral pulmonic stenosis in a small infant with Alagille syndrome. Matthew Harris, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Pediatric Cardiology 2002;23:650-654.

Comparison of transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defect using the Amplatzer septal occluder associated with deficient versus sufficient rims. Zhong-Dong Du, MD, Peter R. Koenig, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, David J. Waight, MD, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Oct 15;90(8):865-9.

Interventional Cardiac Catheterization in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease. David J. Waight,, Qi-Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Practical Interventional Cardiology 2nd Ed. Ever D. Grech, David R. Ramsdale. (Editors) Martin Dunitz LTD. 2002;389-406.

Transesophageal Echocardiographic Guidance of Catheter Closure of Ventricular Septal Defects in Children and Adults. Zhong-Dong Du, Qi-Ling Cao, Peter R. Koenig, David J. Waight, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. ACC Poster presentation, 3/2002.

Transcatheter Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects in Adult Patients using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder. David J. Waight, Zhong-Dong Du, Qi-Ling Cao, Jonathan Rhodes, Annette Joseph, Peter R. Koenig, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Presentation, PICS VI, 2002.

Role of Intracardiac Echocardiographic Guidance in Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects & Patent Foramen Ovale Using the Amplatzer Device. Peter R. Koenig, Qi-Ling Cao, David J. Waight, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Presentation, PICS VI, 2002.

Stent Therapy of Coarctation of the Aorta: Initial results and Early Follow-Up. David J. Waight, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Presentation MWPCS 26th Annual Scientific Session 2002

Role of Intracardiac Echocardiographic Guidance in Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects & Patent Foramen Ovale Using the Amplatzer Device. Peter R. Koenig, Qi-Ling Cao, David J. Waight, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Presentation MWPCS 26th Annual Scientific Session 2002.

Role of Intracardiac Echocardiographic Guidance in Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects & Patent Foramen Ovale Using the Amplatzer Device. Peter R. Koenig, Qi-Ling Cao, David J. Waight, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Oral Presentation, ACC 11/2002.

Transcatheter Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects in Adult Patients using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder. David J. Waight, Zhong-Dong Du, Qi-Ling Cao, Jonathan Rhodes, Annette Joseph, Peter R. Koenig, Mary Heitschmidt, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Abstract Poster Presentation, ACC 11/2002.

Transcatheter Closure of Atrial Septal Defects and Patent Foramen Ovale Under Intracardiac Echocardiographic Guidance: Feasibility and Comparison With Transesophageal Echocardiography. Ziyad M. Hijazi, Zhong Wang, Qi-Ling Cao, Peter Koenig, David J. Waight, Roberto Lang. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2001;52:194-199.

Transcatheter Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus Using the Amplatzer Duct Occluder. David J. Waight, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH. Current Interventional Cardiology Reports 2001;3:263-267.

Simultaneous Transcatheter Occlusion of Two Atrial Septal Baffle Leaks and Stent Implantation for SVC Obstruction in a Patient after Mustard Repair. Eman Sharif, MD, David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2001;54:72-76.

Post Myocardial Infarction Ventricular Septal Defect: A Medical and Surgical Challenge
(editorial comment). David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, FSCAI. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2001;54:488-489.

Pediatric Interventional Cardiology: The Cardiologistís Role and Relationship with Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery. David J. Waight, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Advances in Cardiac Surgery, Volume 13. Robert B. Karp, Bartley P. Griffith, Hillel Laks (Editors) Mosby, Inc. 2001;143-167.

Percutaneous Interventions In Adult Congenital Heart Diseases. David J. Waight, Qi-Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi. Practical Handbook of Interventional Cardiology. Thach N. Nguyen, Shigeru Saito, Dayi HU, Vijay Dave, Cindy L. Grines.(Editors) Futura Publishing Company, Inc. 2001;401-432.

Transcatheter Closure of Secundum Atrial Septal Defects Using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder: Clinical Experience and Technical Considerations. David J. Waight, MD, Peter R. Koenig, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH. Current Interventional Cardiology Reports 2000;2:70-77.

Closure Of Patent Foramen Ovale in Patients with Orthodeoxia-Platypnea Using The Amplatzer Devices. David J. Waight, MD, Qi-Ling Cao, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2000;50:195-198.

Blalock-Taussig Shunt Occlusion: Ode to the Snare (editorial comment). David J. Waight, MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, FWSCAI. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2000; 49:55.

Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations: Transcatheter Embolization Options (editorial comment). David J. Waight, M.D., Ziyad M. Hijazi, M.D., MPH, FWSCAI. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2000;50:52-53

Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty Triumphs Again (editorial comment). David J. Waight, M.D.,
Ziyad M. Hijazi, M.D., MPH, FWSCAI. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2000;51:173-174.

Amplatzer Devices: Benign Cobrahead formation (editorial comment). David J. Waight MD, Ziyad M. Hijazi MD. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions 2000;52:86-87.


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