Kelly C. McCants, M.D.

Kelly C. McCants, M.D.

Kelly C. McCants, M.D.

Kelly C. McCants, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation Program
  • Assistant Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
University of Louisville Health Care Outpatient Center
401 East Chestnut Street, Ste. 310
Louisville, KY 40202

502-852-7959 - Academic Office
502-813-6500 - Patient Appointments


Clinical Expertise
Cardiovascular Medicine; Heart Failure; Heart Transplantation

 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine -
    Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease

Education and Training

  • Medical School: Meharry Medical College
  • Residency: University of Louisville Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Louisville; Columbia University

 

Recent Publications

    • Donneyong M, Cheng A, Trivedi JR, Schumer E, McCants KC, Birks EJ, Slaughter MS. The Association of Pre-transplant HeartMate® II Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement and Heart Transplantation Mortality. ASAIO J. 2014 Mar 7. [Epub  ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24614355.
    • Bartoli CR, Vessels KM, McCants KC. Increased intrathoracic impedance maypredict adverse events in LVAD patients. J Card Surg. 2013 Sep;28(5):616-8. doi: 10.1111/jocs.12191. Epub 2013 Aug 4. PubMed PMID: 23909444.
    • Hottigoudar RU, Deam AG, Birks EJ, McCants KC, Slaughter MS, Gopinathannair R. Catheter ablation of atrial flutter in patients with left ventricular assist device improves symptoms of right heart failure. Congest Heart Fail. 2013 Jul-Aug;19(4):165-71. doi: 10.1111/chf.12034. PubMed PMID: 23910701.
    • Bartoli CR, McCants KC, Birks EJ, Flaherty MP, Slaughter MS. Percutaneous closure of a patent foramen ovale to prevent paradoxical thromboembolism in a patient with a continuous-flow LVAD. J Invasive Cardiol. 2013 Mar;25(3):154-6. PubMed PMID: 23468448.
    • Vongooru H, McCants KC, Prabhu SD. Mitral valve prolapse after long-term mechanical ventricular unloading. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2011 Sep;30(9):1067-8. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2011.02.010. Epub 2011 Apr 7. PubMed PMID: 21474339.
    • Williams ML, Trivedi JR, McCants KC, Prabhu SD, Birks EJ, Oliver L, Slaughter MS. Heart transplant vs left ventricular assist device in heart transplant-eligible patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 May;91(5):1330-3; discussion 1333-4. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.01.062. Epub 2011 Mar 24. PubMed PMID: 21439545.