Colin MacLeod Barker, MD

Assistant Professor of Cardiology, Institute for Academic Medicine
Assistant Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Areas Of Expertise

Platelet genomics Structural heart disease and heart valve disease New device development Vascular aging
Education & Training

Residency, Vanderbilt University
Clinical Fellowship, Scripps Green Hospital
MD, Barry University

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement with the Lotus valve system
Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2018, Future Cardiology, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 367-373. DOI: 10.2217/fca-2018-0044

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement for Native and Failed Bioprosthetic Mitral Valves
Sarkar, K, Reardon, MJ, Little, SH, Barker, CM & Kleiman, NS 2018, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 142-151. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-13-3-142

Very Late Migration of Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Aortic Valve
Kalra, A, Avenatti, E, Chinnadurai, P, Reardon, MJ, Kleiman, NS, Little, SH & Barker, CM 2018, Journal of Invasive Cardiology, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. E28-E30.

Vukicevic, M, El-Tallawi, KC, Avenatti, E, Chang, S-M, Barker, CM & Little, SH 2018, American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2018, Orlando, United States, 3/10/18 - 3/12/18, . DOI:

When to SAVR in the age of TAVR? A perspective on surgical aortic valve replacement in 2018
Wyler von Ballmoos, MC, Barker, CM, Reul, RM, Dadu, R, Ramchandani, M, Kleiman, NS & Reardon, MJ 2018, Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 139-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.03.014

Percutaneous Repair of Severe Eccentric Mitral Regurgitation Due to Medial Commissural Flail: Challenges for Imaging and Intervention
Avenatti, E, Vukicevic, M, El-Tallawi, KC, Barker, CM & Little, SH 2018, CASE (Philadelphia, Pa.), vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 2-5. DOI: 10.1016/

Is Predilation Necessary to Help the Lotus Bloom?
Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2018, Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, vol. 19, no. 1. DOI: 10.1016/j.carrev.2018.01.015

We see things not as they are but as we are
Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2018, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.05.117

Changes in Left Atrial Function After Transcutaneous Mitral Valve Repair
Avenatti, E, Little, SH, Barker, CM & Nagueh, SF 2018, American Journal of Cardiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.06.031

When to Choose Surgery in the Era of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Wyler von Ballmoos, MC, Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2018, Interventional Cardiology Clinics. DOI: 10.1016/j.iccl.2018.06.002

Optimal positioning of self-expanding valves before deployment decreases paravalvular regurgitation following transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Dadu, RT, Xu, J, Rehman, H, von Ballmoos, MW, Barker, CM, Reyes, M, Ramchandani, M, Reul, RM, Reardon, MJ & Kleiman, NS 2018, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. DOI: 10.1002/ccd.27829

Left Main Coronary Trunk Compression by a Severely Enlarged Pulmonary Artery: Noninvasive and Invasive Assessment
Beg, F, Barker, CM & Zoghbi, WA 2018, JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcin.2018.08.025

10 000 Hours - Is Prior Experience in Cardiac Surgery Enough?
Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2018, JAMA Cardiology. DOI: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3657

Functional 3D Printed Modeling of Mitral Valve Regurgitation for Structural Heart Intervention
Vukicevic, M, El-Tallawi, KC, Angulo, CI, Filipini, S, Avenatti, E, Barker, CM & Little, SH 2018, American Society of Echocardiography Scientific Session 2018, Nashville , United States, 6/22/18 - 6/26/18, .

3D Printed Modeling of Tricuspid Valve for Structural Heart Interventions
Vukicevic, M, Faza , N, El-Tallawi, KC, Avenatti, E, Filippini, S, Chang, S-M, Chinnadurai, P, Barker, CM & Little, SH 2018, JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.

Percutaneous repair for recurrent mitral regurgitation after surgical repair: a MitraClip experience
Avenatti, E, El Tallawi, KC, Vukicevic, M, Lawrie, GM, Barker, CM & Little, SH 2018, Structural Heart, vol. 00, no. 00, pp. 0-0. DOI: 10.1080/24748706.2017.1418544, 10.1080/24748706.2017.1418544

Should TAVR Replace Surgery for Aortic Stenosis in Low- to Intermediate-Risk Patients?
Barker, CM & Reardon, MJ 2017, Canadian Journal of Cardiology, vol. 33, no. 9, pp. 1124-1128. DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.06.013

Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprosthetic Valves and Failed Annuloplasty Rings
Yoon, SH, Whisenant, BK, Bleiziffer, S, Delgado, V, Schofer, N, Eschenbach, L, Fujita, B, Sharma, R, Ancona, M, Yzeiraj, E, Cannata, S, Barker, C, Davies, JE, Frangieh, AH, Deuschl, F, Podlesnikar, T, Asami, M, Dhoble, A, Chyou, A, Masson, JB, Wijeysundera, HC, Blackman, DJ, Rampat, R, Taramasso, M, Gutierrez-Ibanes, E, Chakravarty, T, Attizzani, GF, Kaneko, T, Wong, SC, Sievert, H, Nietlispach, F, Hildick-Smith, D, Nombela-Franco, L, Conradi, L, Hengstenberg, C, Reardon, MJ, Kasel, AM, Redwood, S, Colombo, A, Kar, S, Maisano, F, Windecker, S, Pilgrim, T, Ensminger, SM, Prendergast, BD, Schofer, J, Schaefer, U, Bax, JJ, Latib, A & Makkar, RR 2017, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, vol. 70, no. 9, pp. 1121-1131. DOI: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.07.714

Emerging Transcatheter Options for Tricuspid Regurgitation
Kalra, A, Uberoi, AS, Latib, A, Khera, S, Little, SH, Bhatt, DL, Reardon, MJ, Kleiman, NS & Barker, CM 2017, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 120-125. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-13-3-120

Percutaneous Repair of Mitral Regurgitation
Barker, CM 2017, Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 114-119. DOI: 10.14797/mdcj-13-3-114