Yung-Wei Chi, D.O.

Yung-Wei Chi, D.O.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Internal Medicine

Vascular and Endovascular Care


Internal Medicine


  • Professor
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Clinical Interests

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.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services
Vascular Center


D.O., Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City MO 1997

B.S., UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1992


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 1998


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000

American Board of Phlebology, 2009

American Board of Vascular Medicine, 2006

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