Justin Yeh

TitleAssociate Clinical Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address3020 Childrens Way, MC 5004
San Diego CA 92123
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    University of California, San DiegoB.S.06/1997Biochemistry and Cell Biology
    Albany Medical CollegeM.D.05/2001
    Children's Hospital of Orange County06/2004Pediatrics Residency
    Children's National Medical Center 06/2007Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    Children's National Medical Center06/2009Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship

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    Dr. Justin Yeh is the medical director of the Acute Cardiac Unit at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, the main clinical site for pediatric care at UC San Diego School of Medicine. As medical director, he oversees inpatient clinical services for the division of pediatric cardiology and attends on the cardiac intensive care service.
    After graduating from Albany Medical College, Dr. Yeh completed his residency in pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Orange County. He went on to Children's National Medical center for additional postgraduate training, including fellowships in pediatric cardiology and critical care.
    Dr. Yeh spent five years at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, working in both the cardiac intensive care unit and the heart failure/transplant service. He is interested in the use of ventricular assist devices to support children with advanced heart failure, and is implementing this knowledge and experience to enhance the care of these children as part of the medical leadership team supporting Rady Children's heart transplantation services.
    As medical director of the Acute Cardiac Unit, Dr. Yeh's goal is to create a collaborative environment where cardiac surgery, critical care, neonatology, cardiology and nursing can come together to deliver world-class care to children and young adults with heart disease.

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    1. Stein ML, Yeh J, Reinhartz O, Rosenthal DN, Kaufman BD, Almond CS, Hollander SA, Maeda K. HeartWare HVAD for Biventricular Support in Children and Adolescents: The Stanford Experience. ASAIO J. 2016 Sep-Oct; 62(5):e46-51. PMID: 26919182.
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    2. May LJ, Montez-Rath ME, Yeh J, Axelrod DM, Chen S, Maeda K, Almond CS, Rosenthal DN, Hollander SA, Sutherland SM. Impact of ventricular assist device placement on longitudinal renal function in children with end-stage heart failure. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Apr; 35(4):449-56. PMID: 26653933.
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    3. Gupta P, Rettiganti M, Gossett JM, Yeh J, Jeffries HE, Rice TB, Wetzel RC. Risk factors for mechanical ventilation and reintubation after pediatric heart surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):451-8.e3. PMID: 26507405.
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    4. Stein ML, Dao DT, Doan LN, Reinhartz O, Maeda K, Hollander SA, Yeh J, Kaufman BD, Almond CS, Rosenthal DN. Ventricular assist devices in a contemporary pediatric cohort: Morbidity, functional recovery, and survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2016 Jan; 35(1):92-8. PMID: 26210751.
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    5. May LJ, Ploutz M, Hollander SA, Reinhartz O, Almond CS, Chen S, Maeda K, Kaufman BD, Yeh J, Rosenthal DN. A novel pediatric treatment intensity score: development and feasibility in heart failure patients with ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 Apr; 34(4):509-15. PMID: 25538014.
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    6. May LJ, Yeh J, Maeda K, Tyan DB, Chen S, Kaufman BD, Bernstein D, Rosenthal DN, Hollander SA. HLA desensitization with bortezomib in a highly sensitized pediatric patient. Pediatr Transplant. 2014 Dec; 18(8):E280-2. PMID: 25174602.
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    7. Gupta P, Chow V, Gossett JM, Yeh J, Roth SJ. Incidence, predictors, and outcomes of extubation failure in children after orthotopic heart transplantation: a single-center experience. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Feb; 36(2):300-7. PMID: 25135601.
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    8. Lal AK, Chen S, Maeda K, McCammond A, Rosenthal DN, Reinhartz O, Yeh J. Successful bridge to transplant with a continuous flow ventricular assist device in a single ventricle patient with an aortopulmonary shunt. ASAIO J. 2014 Jan-Feb; 60(1):119-21. PMID: 24270233.
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    9. Siehr SL, Bernstein D, Yeh J, Berry GJ, Rosenthal DN, Hollander SA. Orthotopic heart transplantation in two infants with histiocytoid cardiomyopathy and left ventricular non-compaction. Pediatr Transplant. 2013 Nov; 17(7):E165-7. PMID: 24099092.
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    10. Hollander SA, Bernstein D, Yeh J, Dao D, Sun HY, Rosenthal D. Outcomes of children following a first hospitalization for dilated cardiomyopathy. Circ Heart Fail. 2012 Jul 01; 5(4):437-43. PMID: 22570362.
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    11. Hollander SA, Reinhartz O, Chin C, Yeh J, Maeda K, Mallidi H, Bernstein D, Rosenthal D. Use of the Impella 5.0 as a bridge from ECMO to implantation of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device in a pediatric patient. Pediatr Transplant. 2012 Mar; 16(2):205-6. PMID: 21923883.
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