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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

Center/Program Affiliation:


Glassrock Building
2521 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Pediatric Heart Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95617
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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).