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UC Davis Children’s Hospital

Jay Yeh, M.D. View profile as PDF

Jay  Yeh

Research/Academic Interests

1. Echocardiography in Congenital Heart Disease- Clinical research involving echocardiography as a tool for the diagnosis and evaluation of congenital heart disease, including 3-dimensional imaging, strain or deformation imaging as a quantitative assessment of myocardial function. 

2. Fetal Cardiology- Clinical research involving the diagnosis, management, and outcomes with prenatal diagnosis of congenital heart defects, including fetal echo parameters in predicting outcomes.


Assistant Professor


Pediatric Cardiology



Pediatric Cardiology


Pediatric Specialty Clinics

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Pediatric Heart Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Phone: 916-734-3456

Additional Phone:

Phone: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Clinic Phone: 916-734-3112
Clinic Fax: 916-734-3456


M.D., University of Southern California-Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 2005
B.S., UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1999


General Pediatrics, Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, 2005-08


Pediatric Cardiology, Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009-12
Echocardiography, Mott Children's Hospital, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2012-13

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics,
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology,

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Cardiology
American Society of Echocardiography

Select Recent Publications:

Yeh J, Aiyagari R, Gajarski RJ, Zamberlan MC, Lu JC. Left Atrial Deformation Predicts Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. Echocardiography. 2014 Jul 5. doi:10.1111/echo.12679. [Epub ahead of print]

Obayashi DY, Yeh J, Silverman NH, Hanley FL. Anomalous coronary arteries from the opposite sinus of Valsalva in asymptomatic siblings treated with pulmonary arterial translocation. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Dec;140(6):1430-2.

Yeh J, Culbertson C, Petru AM. Purulent pericardial effusion in a 14 year-old girl. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Dec;28(12):1140, 1147-8.

Yeh J, Brown ER, Kellogg KA, Donohue JE, Yu S, Gaies MG, Fifer CG, Hirsch JC, Aiyagari R. Utility of a clinical practice guideline in treatment of chylothorax in the post-operative congenital heart patient. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):930-6.

To see if Jay Yeh is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).