Yung-Wei Willy Chi, D.O.
Vascular and Endovascular Care
- Associate Professor
Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817
UC Davis Medical Group - Folsom
251 Turn Pike Dr.
Folsom, CA 95630
UC Davis Medical Group - Rocklin
550 West Ranch View Dr., Suite 2005
Rocklin, CA 95765
Additional Phone Numbers
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
Dr. Chi is a nationally recognized expert in vascular medicine with clinical expertise on venous, arterial and lymphatic disorders. A prolific author and researcher, he has presented his research works and lectured at major national and international conferences. His research comprises all aspects of vascular medicine, focusing on vascular ultrasound imaging, anti-thrombotic therapy, cellular based/angiogenesis therapy for peripheral arterial disease, and venous diseases and interventions. As part of the first group of board-certified phlebologists in the U.S., Dr. Chi is a regional expert in catheter-based endovenous treatment of venous disorders.
D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri, 1997
B.S., UC Irvine, Irvine, California, 1992
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 2001
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000
American Board of Phlebology, 2009
American Board of Vascular Medicine, 2006
Honors and Awards
Summa Cum Laude: Kansas City University of Medicine, 1997
Sigma Sigma Phi: National Honorary Osteopathic Fraternity, 1995
Psi Sigma Alpha: National Osteopathic Honor Society, 1995
Kansas City University of Medicine Anatomy Award, 1994
University of California, Irvine, Deans Honor List, 1992
Select Recent Publications
Anil Verma, Amit Prasad, Ghassan Elkadi, Yung-Wei Chi, Peripheral Arterial Disease:Comprehensive Evaluation, Optimal Risk Factor Modification and Medical Management, J Clin Outcomes Manag. 2011 Feb; 18(2):607-615
Olusegun Osinbowale, Lobna Ali, Yung-Wei Chi. Venous Thromboembolism: A Clinical Review. Postgraduate Medicine, Volume 122, Issue 2, March 2010
Yung-Wei Chi. The Halo Sign. Doppler Digest The Journal for Vascular Ultrasound 34(3):143-144, 2010
Yung-Wei Chi, Michael R Jaff. Peripheral Artery Disease and Genetics: Is there a Cause-and-Effect Relationship? Postgraduate Medicine, Volume 22, Issue 4, July 2010
Yung-Wei Chi, Olusegun O. Osinbowale. Herpes vasculitis in Systemic Lupus erythematous. Images in Vascular Medicine. Vasc Med 2009 Nov;14(4):401-2
Yung-Wei Chi, Christopher J. White, Stanley Thornton, Richard V. Milani. Ultrasound velocity criteria for renal in-stent restenosis. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Jul;50(1):119-23
Olusegun O. Osinbowale, Yung-Wei Chi. Review of chronic venous Insufficiency. Endovascular Today. Sep. 2009
Yung-Wei Chi, Carl J Lavie, Richard V. Milani, Christopher J. White. Safety and efficacy of cilostazol in the management of intermittent claudication Vasc MedVascular Health and Risk Management. 4(6) Dec. 2008.
Chi YW, Jaff MR. Optimal risk factor modification and medical management of the patient with peripheral arterial disease Catheter Vasc MedCardiovasc Interv. 2008 Mar 1;71(4):475-89
Yung-Wei Chi, Christopher J White, T Cooper Woods Corey Goldman. Ultrasound Velocity Criteria in Carotid in-stent Restenosis Catheter Vasc MedCardiovasc Interv. 2007 Mar;69(3):349-54.
Yung-Wei Chi, Craig Ehrensing. Nutcracker Syndrome. Images in Vascular Medicine Vasc Med. 2007 Aug;12(3):251-3