Carl H. Backes, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Carl H. Backes, MD

Carl H. Backes, MD

Ambulatory Pediatrics
Physician Team

Cardiology Fellowship
Faculty

Center for Perinatal Research
Principal Investigator

Heart Center
Physician Team

Neonatology
Physician Team

Neonatology Fellowship
Faculty

Contact Information

Neonatology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4559
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Main Campus

Biography

Carl H. Backes, Jr, MD, is a member of the Center for Perinatal Research at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and Attending Neonatologist and Attending Cardiologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include the care of premature infants born with congenital heart disease. His research interests involve improving outcomes among premature infants with cardiovascular or hemodynamic perturbations. Dr. Backes has been a journal reviewer for Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology as well as Congenital Heart Disease since 2012. He is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society and the American Heart Association (AHA).

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Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Dr. Backes' clinical interests include the care of premature infants born with congenital heart disease.

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Dr. Backes' research interests include assessment of neonatal hemodynamics and cardiovascular function; and fetal cardiovascular physiology.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Wright State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2008

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2011

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Neonatology

Specialty:

  • Cardiology
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2013

Professional Experience

2013–present

  • Attending Cardiologist, Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University

2013–present

  • Attending Neonatology, Nationwide Children's Hospital

2013–present

  • Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

2010–present

  • Principal Investigator, Center for Perinatal Research, Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University

2009–present

  • Pediatric Resident Education Committee, Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University

2006–present

  • Instructor in Pediatrics, Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University

Publications

  • Backes,Carl,H; Beck,Stacy; Iams,Jay,D; Smith,Charles,V; Nelin,Leif,D. 2016. In Reply.  Obstetrics and gynecology. Vol. 127, no. 3. (March): e603.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Beck,Stacy; Iams,Jay,D; Smith,Charles,V; Nelin,Leif,D. 2016. A Proactive Approach to Neonates Born at 23 Weeks of Gestation Reply.  OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 127, no. 3. (March): 603-603.
  • Backes CH, Smith CV. 2016. Patent Ductus Arteriosus- A Complex Problem in Need of a Solid Conceptual Foundation.  Circulation J. Vol. 2, no. 10. (February): 601-2 E.
  • Swier NL, Richards B, Cua CL, Lynch SK, Yin H, Nelin LD, Smith CV, Backes CH. 2016. Pulmonary Vein Stenosis in Neonates with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.  American Journal of Perinatology. Vol. 2, no. 10. (February): e-published.
  • Backes CH, Nicholas L, Haque U, Swier N, Marshall W, Rivera R, Cua CL. 2016. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Incidence, Characteristics, and Outcomes in Neonates with Trisomy 21.  American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO). Vol. 63, no. 3. (February): e-published ahead of print.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Reagan,Patricia,B; Smith,Charles,V; Jadcherla,Sudarshan,R; Slaughter,Jonathan,L. 2016. Sildenafil Treatment of Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension.  Hospital pediatrics. Vol. 6, no. 1. (January): 27-33.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Cheatham,Sharon,L; Deyo,Grace,M; Leopold,Scott; Ball,Molly,K; Smith,Charles,V; Garg,Vidu; Holzer,Ralf,J; Cheatham,John,P; Berman,Darren,P. 2016. Percutaneous Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) Closure in Very Preterm Infants: Feasibility and Complications.  Journal of the American Heart Association. Vol. 5, no. 2. (January): ee002923.
  • Backes,C,H; Huang,H; Iams,J,D; Bauer,J,A; Giannone,P,J. 2016. Timing of umbilical cord clamping among infants born at 22 through 27 weeks' gestation.  JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 36, no. 1. (January): 35-40.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Rivera,Brian,K; Haque,Urbee; Srouji,Lara; Beck,Stacy; Yin,Han; Smith,Charles,V; Iams,Jay,D; Nelin,Leif,D. 2015. A Proactive Approach to Neonates Born at 23 Weeks of Gestation.  OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 126, no. 5. (November): 939-946.
  • Backes,C,H; Huang,H; Cua,C,L; Garg,V; Smith,C,V; Yin,H; Galantowicz,M; Bauer,J,A; Hoffman,T,M. 2015. Early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping in infants with congenital heart disease: a pilot, randomized, controlled trial.  JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 35, no. 10. (October): 826-831.
  • Cozzi,Corin,T; Galantowicz,Mark; Cheatham,John,P; Nicholson,Lisa; Fernandez,Richard; Backes,Carl,H; McCaw,Carrie; Cua,Clifford,L. 2015. Ultrasound assessment of mesenteric blood flow in neonates with hypoplastic left heart before and after hybrid palliation.  CARDIOLOGY IN THE YOUNG. Vol. 25, no. 6. (August): 1074-1079.
  • Trittmann,Jennifer,K; Peterson,Eric; Rogers,Lynette,K; Chen,Bernadette; Backes,Carl,H; Klebanoff,Mark,A; Nelin,Leif,D. 2015. Plasma Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Levels Are Increased in Neonates with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS. Vol. 166, no. 2. (February): 230-233.
  • Backes CH, Rivera BK, Haque D, Sroji L, Beck S, Yin H, Iams J, Smith CV, Nelin LD. 2015. A proactive approach to care at 23 weeks of gestation.  Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 126, no. 5. (January): 939-46.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Bergersen,Lisa; Rome,Jonathan,J; Batlivala,Sarosh,P; Glatz,Andrew,C; Ovunc,Bugsu; David,Sthuthi; Rivera,Brian,K; Haque,Urbee; Kollins,Kevin; Yin,Han; Holzer,Ralf,J. 2015. Quality Metrics in Cardiac Catheterization for Congenital Heart Disease: Utility of 30-Day Mortality.  CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 85, no. 1. (January): 104-110.
  • McAdams,Ryan,M; Backes,Carl,H; Hutchon,David,JR. 2015. Steps for implementing delayed cord clamping in a hospital setting.  Maternal health, neonatology and perinatology. Vol. 1, no. January: 10-?.
  • Trittmann,J,K; Nelin,L,D; Zmuda,E,J; Gastier-Foster,J,M; Chen,B; Backes,C,H; Frick,J; Vaynshtok,P; Vieland,V,J; Klebanoff,M,A. 2014. Arginase I gene single-nucleotide polymorphism is associated with decreased risk of pulmonary hypertension in bronchopulmonary dysplasia.  ACTA PAEDIATRICA. Vol. 103, no. 10. (October): E439-E443.
  • Stukus,Kristin,S; Przybylowicz,Ryle,W; Backes,Carl,H; Cohen,Daniel,M. 2014. Ventricular Tachycardia After Ketamine Sedation for Fracture Reduction.  PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE. Vol. 30, no. 10. (October): 730-732.
  • Backes Carl H, Rivera Brian K, Haque Urbee, Bridge Jeffrey A, Smith Charles V, Hutchon David JR, Mercer Judith S,. 2014. Placental Transfusion Strategies in Very Preterm Neonates A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.  OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 124, no. 1. (July): 47-56.
  • Backes,C,H; Rivera,B; Haque,U; Copeland,K; Hutchon,D; Smith,C,V. 2014. Placental transfusion strategies in extremely preterm infants: the next piece of the puzzle.  Journal of neonatal-perinatal medicine. Vol. 7, no. 4. (January): 257-267.
  • Gawronski,Kristen,M; Prasad,Mona,R; Backes,Carl,R; Lehman,K,Joy; Gardner,Debra,K; Cordero,Leandro. 2014. Neonatal outcomes following in utero exposure to buprenorphine/naloxone or methadone.  SAGE open medicine. Vol. 2, no. January: 2050312114530282-?.
  • Stukus KS, Przybylowicz RW, Backes CH Jr, Cohen DM. 2014. Ventricular tachycardia after ketamine sedation for fracture reduction.  Pediatric Emergency Care. Vol. 30, no. 10. (January): 370-2.
  • Backes Carl H, Cua Clifford, Kreutzer Jacqueline, Armsby Laurie, El-Said Howaida, Moore John W, Gauvreau Kimberlee, Bergersen Lisa, Holzer Ralf J. 2013. Low Weight as an Independent Risk Factor for Adverse Events During Cardiac Catheterization of Infants.  CATHETERIZATION AND CARDIOVASCULAR INTERVENTIONS. Vol. 82, no. 5. (November): 786-794.
  • Stultz,Jeremy,S; Puthoff,Teresa; Backes,Carl; Nahata,Milap,C. 2013. Intermittent intravenous sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension management in neonates and infants.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH-SYSTEM PHARMACY. Vol. 70, no. 5. (March): 407-413.
  • Backes Carl H, Nelin Timothy, Gor Matthew W, Wold Loren E. 2013. Early life exposure to air pollution: How bad is it?.  TOXICOLOGY LETTERS. Vol. 216, no. 1. (January): 47-53.
  • Markham Kara Beth, Backes Carl, Samuels Philip. 2012. Bacteremia and intrauterine infection with Shigella sonnei in a pregnant woman with AIDS.  ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS. Vol. 286, no. 3. (September): 799-801.
  • Backes,C,H; BACKES,C,R; Gardner,D; Nankervis,C,A; Giannone,P,J; Cordero,L. 2012. Neonatal abstinence syndrome: transitioning methadone-treated infants from an inpatient to an outpatient setting.  JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 32, no. 6. (June): 425-430.
  • Nist,Marliese,Dion; Backes,Carl,H; Moorehead,Pamela; Wispe,Jonathan. 2012. Blood Pressure Support in the Very Low-Birth-Weight Infant During the First Week of Life.  ADVANCES IN NEONATAL CARE. Vol. 12, no. 3. (June): 158-163.
  • Keller,Andreas; Graefen,Angela; Ball,Markus; Matzas,Mark; Boisguerin,Valesca; Maixner,Frank; Leidinger,Petra; Backes,Christina; Khairat,Rabab; Forster,Michael; Stade,Bjoern; Franke,Andre; Mayer,Jens; Spangler,Jessica; McLaughlin,Stephen; Shah,Minita; Lee,Clarence; Harkins,Timothy,T; Sartori,Alexander; Moreno-Estrada,Andres; Henn,Brenna; Sikora,Martin; Semino,Ornella; Chiaroni,Jacques; Rootsi,Siiri; Myres,Natalie,M; Cabrera,Vicente,M; Underhill,Peter,A; Bustamante,Carlos,D; Vigl,Eduard,Egarter; Samadelli,Marco; Cipollini,Giovanna; Haas,Jan; Katus,Hugo; O'Connor,Brian,D; Carlson,Marc,RJ; Meder,Benjamin; Blin,Nikolaus; Meese,Eckart; Pusch,Carsten,M; Zink,Albert. 2012. New insights into the Tyrolean Iceman's origin and phenotype as inferred by whole-genome sequencing.  NATURE COMMUNICATIONS. Vol. 3, no. February: e698.
  • Markham K, Backes C, Samuels P. 2012. Shigella during Pregnancy: Outcomes and Management.  Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 8, no. 23. (January): 22-24.
  • Nist AR, Backes CH, Moorehead P, Wispe, J. 2012. Current Controversies in Management of Neonatal Hypotension: A Multidisciplinary Approach.  Advances in Neonatal Care. Vol. 15, no. 5. (January): 28-37.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Moorehead,Pamela,A; Nelin,Leif,D. 2011. Cancer in Pregnancy: Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes.  CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY. Vol. 54, no. 4. (December): 574-590.
  • Backes CH, Martin EM, Nelin LD. 2011. A Standardized Approach to the Care of the Infant Born at the Threshold of Viability.  Neonatology Today. Vol. 6, no. 3. (March): 1-7.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Reber,Kris,M; Trittmann,Jennifer,KB; Huang,Hong; Tomblin,Jordanna; Moorehead,Pamela,A; Bauer,John,A; Smith,Charles,V; Mahan,John,D. 2011. Fellows as teachers: a model to enhance pediatric resident education.  MEDICAL EDUCATION ONLINE. Vol. 16, no. January: e7205.
  • Backes Carl H, Markham Kara, Moorehead Pamela, Cordero Leandro, Nankervis Craig A, Giannone Peter J. 2011. Maternal preeclampsia and neonatal outcomes.  Journal of Pregnancy. Vol. 2011, no. January: E-pub 214365.
  • Backes,Carl,H; Reber,Kris,M; Trittmann,Jennifer,KB; Huang,Hong; Tomblin,Jordanna; Moorehead,Pamela,A; Bauer,John,A; Smith,Charles,V; Mahan,John,D. 2011. Fellows as teachers: a model to enhance pediatric resident education.  MEDICAL EDUCATION ONLINE. Vol. 16, no. January: e7205.
  • Backes CH, Markham K, Moorehead P, Cordero L, Nankervis CA, Giannone PJ. 2011. Maternal Preeclampsia and Neonatal Outcomes.  Journal of Pregnancy. Vol. 201, no. January: 47-59.
  • Backes Carl H, Reber Kris M, Trittmann Jennifer KB, Huang Hong. Tomblin Jordanna, Moorehead Pamela A, Bauer John A, Smith Charles V, Mahan John D. 2011. Fellows as teachers: a model to enhance pediatric resident education.  Medical education online. Vol. 16, no. January: 5-15.
  • Jopperi-Davis,K,S; Park,M,S; Rogers,L,K; Backes,C,H; Lim,I,K; Smith,C,V. 2004. Compartmental inhibition of hepatic glutathione reductase activities by 1,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-N-nitrosourea (BCNU) in Sprague-Dawley and Fischer-344 rats.  TOXICOLOGY LETTERS. Vol. 147, no. 3. (March): 219-228.
  • Backes CH, Cua C, Kreutzer J, Armsby L, El-Said H, Moore J, Gauvreau K, Bergersen L, Holzer RJ. Low weight as an independent risk factor for adverse events during cardiac catheterization of infants. Accepted for publication to Journal of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2013 Feb 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Backes CH, Nelin T, Gorr MW, Wold LE. Early life exposure to air pollution: how bad is it? Toxicology Letters. 2013 Jan 10, 216(1):47-53. PubMed ID: 23164674
  • Backes CH, Backes CR, Gardner D, Giannone PJ, Nankervis CA, Cordero L. Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS): Transitioning Methadone Treated Infants From An Inpatient to an Outpatient Setting. Journal of Perinatology. 2012 Jun, 32(6):425-30. PubMed ID: 21852772
  • Markham K, Backes CH, Samuels P. Shigella during Pregnancy: Outcomes and Management. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2012, 8(23):22-24.
  • Nist AR, Backes CH, Moorehead P, Wispe, J. Current Controversies in Management of Neonatal Hypotension: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Advances in Neonatal Care. 2012, 14(5):28-37.
  • Backes CH, Moorehead PA, Nelin LD. Cancer in Pregnancy: A Review of Fetal and Neonatal Outcomes. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2011 Dec, 54(4):574-90. PubMed ID: 22031248
  • Backes CH, Reber KM, Trittmann JK, Huang H, Tomblin J, Moorehead PA, Bauer JA, Smith CV, Mahan JD. Fellows as Teachers: A Model to Enhance Pediatric Resident Education in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Medical Education. Epub 2011 Sep 6, 12(1):5-15. PubMed ID: 21912479
  • Backes CH, Markham K, Moorehead P, Cordero L, Nankervis CA, Giannone PJ. Maternal Preeclampsia and Neonatal Outcomes. Journal of Pregnancy. Epub 2011 Apr 4, 201:47-59. PubMed ID: 21547086
  • Backes CH, Martin EM, Nelin LD. A Standardized Approach to the Care of the Infant Born at the Threshold of Viability. Neonatology Today. 2011, 97(6):1-8.
  • Jopperi-Davis K, Park MS, Rogers LK, Backes CH, Lim IK, Smith CV. Compartmental inhibition of hepatic glutathione reductase activities by 1,3 bischloroethyl)-N-nitrosourea (BCNU) in Sprague-Dawley and Fischer-344, Rats. Toxicology Letters. 2004 Mar 7, 147:219-228. PubMed ID: 15104113
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