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Timothy W. Smith, D Phil, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Cardiovascular Division

Specialty Areas

Arrhythmia
Heart Disease
Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Diagnostic electrophysiology, clinical arrhythmia, bradyarrhythmias, tachyarrthymia, atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, ventricular arrhythmias, pacemaker implant, pacemaker evaluation, cardioverter defribrillators, catheter mapping, catheter ablation, risk assessment for sudden death, syncope (fainting), and palpitations.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-454-5211

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 100
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-996-3269

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 1999
Residency: Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA 1995
Medical Degree: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 1993
D. Phil (Physiology): University of Oxford, Oxford, England 1989
B.S. (Biology): Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Gender and racial/ethnic differences in sleep duration in the North Texas heart study.
Dietch JR, Taylor DJ, Smyth JM, Ahn C, Smith TW, Uchino BN, Allison M, Ruiz JM
Sleep Health. 2017 Oct; 3(5)324-327. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2017.07.002.

PMID:
    28923187
    [PubMed - in process]
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Initial Clinical Experience With a New Automated Antitachycardia Pacing Algorithm: Feasibility and Safety in an Ambulatory Patient Cohort.
Yee R, Fisher JD, Birgersdotter-Green U, Smith TW, Kenigsberg DN, Canby R, Jackson T, Taepke R, DeGroot P
Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2017 Sep; 10(9)pii: e004823. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.116.004823.

PMID:
    28887360
    [PubMed - in process]
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Life satisfaction and inflammation in couples: an actor-partner analysis.
Uchino BN, de Grey RGK, Cronan S, Smith TW, Diener E, Joel S, Bosch J
J Behav Med. 2017 Sep 7; doi: 10.1007/s10865-017-9880-9.

PMID:
    28884245
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Intimate relationships, individual adjustment, and coronary heart disease: Implications of overlapping associations in psychosocial risk.
Smith TW, Baucom BRW
Am Psychol. 2017 Sep; 72(6)578-589. doi: 10.1037/amp0000123.

PMID:
    28880104
    [PubMed - in process]
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Inducible Enhancement of T Cell Function and Anti-tumor Activity after Adoptive Transfer.
Wrangle J, Paulos CM, Smith TW Jr, Nishimura MI, Rubinstein MP
Mol Ther. 2017 Sep 6; 25(9)1995-1996. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.08.002.

PMID:
    28830671
    [PubMed - in process]
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Evaluating the longitudinal risk of social vigilance on atherosclerosis: study protocol for the North Texas Heart Study.
Ruiz JM, Taylor DJ, Uchino BN, Smith TW, Allison M, Ahn C, Johnson JJ, Smyth JM
BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 14; 7(8)e017345. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017345.

PMID:
    28808040
    [PubMed - in process]
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Assessing and Improving Hospital Mass-Casualty Preparedness: A No-Notice Exercise.
Waxman DA, Chan EW, Pillemer F, Smith TW, Abir M, Nelson C
Prehosp Disaster Med. 2017 Aug 7; 1-5. doi: 10.1017/S1049023X17006793.

PMID:
    28780916
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Microvascular changes in Down syndrome with Alzheimer-type pathology: Insights into a potential vascular mechanism for Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
Drachman DA, Smith TW, Alkamachi B, Kane K
Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Jun 13; pii: S1552-5260(17)30219-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2017.05.003.

PMID:
    28627379
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Battling on the Home Front: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Conflict Behavior Among Military Couples.
Knobloch-Fedders LM, Caska-Wallace C, Smith TW, Renshaw K
Behav Ther. 2017 Mar; 48(2)247-261. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2016.08.014.

PMID:
    28270334
    [PubMed - in process]
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SAPIEN S3 Leaflet Malfunction With Severe Intravalvular Aortic Insufficiency Immediately Post-Deployment.
Singh GD, Southard JA, Smith TW, Boyd WD, Wong GB, Perry PA, Low RI
JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 Feb 27; 10(4)e31-e32. doi: 10.1016/j.jcin.2016.11.053.

PMID:
    28231917
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prospective Associations Between Depressive Symptoms and the Metabolic Syndrome: the Spirited Life Study of Methodist Pastors in North Carolina.
Smith TW, Eagle DE, Proeschold-Bell RJ
Ann Behav Med. 2017 Feb 16; doi: 10.1007/s12160-017-9883-3.

PMID:
    28210925
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Cavity-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy in the Biosciences: In Situ, Multicomponent, and Isotope Selective Gas Measurements To Study Hydrogen Production and Consumption by Escherichia coli.
Smith TW, Hippler M
Anal Chem. 2017 Feb 7; 89(3)2147-2154. doi: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b04924.

PMID:
    28105804
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mitral stenosis due to dynamic clip-leaflet interaction during the MitraClip procedure: Case report and review of current knowledge.
Singh GD, Smith TW, Rogers JH
Cardiovasc Revasc Med. 2017 Jun; 18(4)287-294. doi: 10.1016/j.carrev.2016.12.009.

PMID:
    28063811
    [PubMed - in process]
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Targeted Transseptal Access for MitraClip Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair.
Singh GD, Smith TW, Rogers JH
Interv Cardiol Clin. 2016 Jan; 5(1)55-69. doi: 10.1016/j.iccl.2015.08.005.

PMID:
    27852482
    [PubMed - in process]
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Echocardiographic Imaging of the Mitral Valve for Transcatheter Edge-to-Edge Repair.
Paulsen JM, Smith TW
Interv Cardiol Clin. 2016 Jan; 5(1)17-31. doi: 10.1016/j.iccl.2015.08.002.

PMID:
    27852479
    [PubMed - in process]
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Preliminary Evidence for Emotion Dysregulation as a Mechanism Underlying Poor Sleep Quality in Borderline Personality Disorder.
Grove JL, Smith TW, Crowell SE, Ellis JH
J Pers Disord. 2017 Aug; 31(4)542-552. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2016_30_261.

PMID:
    27617649
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dispositional optimism and sleep quality: a test of mediating pathways.
Uchino BN, Cribbet M, de Grey RG, Cronan S, Trettevik R, Smith TW
J Behav Med. 2017 Apr; 40(2)360-365. doi: 10.1007/s10865-016-9792-0.

PMID:
    27592128
    [PubMed - in process]
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On the validity of self-report assessment of cognitive abilities: Attentional control scale associations with cognitive performance, emotional adjustment, and personality.
Williams PG, Rau HK, Suchy Y, Thorgusen SR, Smith TW
Psychol Assess. 2017 May; 29(5)519-530. doi: 10.1037/pas0000361.

PMID:
    27504900
    [PubMed - in process]
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Accuracy and procedural characteristics of standard needle compared with radiofrequency needle transseptal puncture for structural heart interventions.
Sharma G, Singh GD, Smith TW, Fan D, Low RI, Rogers JH
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2017 May; 89(6)E200-E206. doi: 10.1002/ccd.26608.

PMID:
    27220107
    [PubMed - in process]
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Electrophysiologic Scar Substrate in Relation to VT: Noninvasive High-Resolution Mapping and Risk Assessment with ECGI.
Zhang J, Cooper DH, Desouza KA, Cuculich PS, Woodard PK, Smith TW, Rudy Y
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Aug; 39(8)781-91. doi: 10.1111/pace.12882.

PMID:
    27197804
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Cardiac cellular and tissue electrophysiology and mechanism of arrhythmias, treatment of arrhythmias, including pharmacologic therapy, ablation therapy, and implantable device therapy .Device implantation techniques. Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death.