Philosophy of Care
The patient comes first and should be treated with knowledgeable compassionate care.
Dr. Van Gundy's clinical interests include interventional cardiac catheterization.
Research interests include the application of cardiopulmonary stress testing in congenital heart disease.
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95617
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1978
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 1994
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1982
American College of Cardiology
American Heart Association
Select Honors and Awards:
Excellence in Pediatric Cardiology, American Heart Association, 2001
National Leadership Award, Honorary Co-Chairman Physician Advisory Board, National Republican Congressional Committee May, 2001
Young Investigator’s Award, Second Place, The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology, 1986
Select Recent Publications:
Witt RG, Raff G, Van Gundy J, Rodgers-Ohlau M, Si MS: Short-term experience of porcine small intestinal submucosa patches in pediatric cardiovascular surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jan 15.
Van Gundy JC, Van Gundy ET, and Kirkle DJ: Grief Training During Pediatric Residency. JAMA, 12/93.
Danford DA, Cheatham JP, Van Gundy JC, Mohiuddin S, Fleming WH: Inversion of the Left Atrial Appendage-Clinical and Echocardiographic Correlates. Accepted JACC, 1993.
Larse PD, Gupta NC, Lefkowitz DM, Van Gundy JC, Hadford D. PET of Infant in Persistent Vegetative State. Pediatric Neurology 9(4): 323, 1993
Van Gundy JC, Washington RL, Cohen C, Sondheimer HM, Wolfe RR: Normal aerobic and anaerobic exercise data for North American school-age children. J Pediatr. 1988 Feb;112(2):223-33.
Washington RL, Van Gundy JC, Cohen C, et al.: Normal Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise Data for North American School-age Children. J Ped 12:223, 1988.
Van Gundy JC, Bolam DL, Swigart SA, Nelson RM Jr: Transplacentally Acquired Digoxin Induced Bradycardia in a Neonate. Nebraska Medical Journal, August 1986. (8): 300-2