Yoav Dori, M.D. Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Interventional Cardiology, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Physician, Lymphatic Inpatient Service, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Director, Jill and Mark Fishman Center for Lymphatic Disorders, Division of Cardiology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Member, Cardiovascular Institute, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Cardiology
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1790
B.Ch.E (Chemical Engineering)
University of Minnesota, 1994.
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering)
University of Minnesota, 1999.
M.D. (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Interventional Cardiology
Cardiac MRI
Lymphatics Imaging and Interventions

Description of Research Expertise

X-ray Magnetic Resonance guided procedures
MRI guided interventions
3D printing
Lymphatic Imaging and Intervention

Selected Publications

Maeda K, McInerney C, Gaynor JW, Smith C, Krishnamurthy G, Srinivasan A, Rome JJ, Pinto E, DeWitt A, Laje P, Dori Y: Mid-term outcomes of thoracic duct ligation/embolization on patients with lymphatic flow disorders … Is it the right procedure?  59th Annual Meeting of Society of Thoracic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, Oral Presentation 2023.

Ramirez-Suarez KI, Tierradentro-Garcia LO, Stern JA, Dori Y, Escobar FA, Otero HJ, Rapp JB, Smith CL, Krishnamurthy G, Biko DM: State-of-the-art imaging for lymphatic evaluation in children. Pediatric Radiology Page: doi: 10.1007, November 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Hill ME, Ledyard RF, Wildenhain P, Taha D, Dori Y, Burris HH.: Hypereosinophilia in NICU patients with a neonatal lymphatic flow disorder. Journal of Perinatology: official journal of the California Perinatal Association 42(11): 1538-1539, November 2022.

Savla JJ, Kelly B, Krogh E, Smith CL, Krishnamurthy G, Glatz AC, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Ravishankar C, Gillespie MJ, O'Byrne ML, Escobar FA, Rome JJ, Hjortdal V, Dori Y.: Occlusion Pressure of the Thoracic Duct in Fontan Patients With Lymphatic Failure: Does Dilatation Challenge Contractility? World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 13(6): 737-744, November 2022.

Khan S, Smith CL, Pinto EM, Taha DK, Gibbs KA, Rosenblatt SA, Dori Y: Effect of positive pressure ventilation on lymphatic flow in pediatric patients. Journal of Perinatology Page: doi: 10.1038, November 2022 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Simon M, Dori Y, Smith CL, Biko DM, Surrey LF, Adams DM, Krishnamurthy G, Rapp JB: Alternative Evaluation of the Right Axillary Lymphatic Pathway by Using Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MR Lymphangiography. Radiology Cardiothoracic Imaging 4(5): e220035, October 2022.

Ramirez-Suarez KI, Tierradentro-García LO, Biko DM, Otero HJ, White AM, Dori Y, Smith CL, Vatsky S, Rapp JB: Lymphatic anomalies in congenital heart disease. Pediatric Radiology 52(10): 1862-1876, September 2022.

Dori Y: Lymphatics and so much More. CongenitalCardiologyToday.com September 2022 Notes: Interviewed by Dr. Kamel Shibbani.

Nriagu BN, Adams DM, Srinivasan A, Krishnamurthy G, Smith C, Dori Y, Snyder K.: Multicompartment Dynamic Contrast Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography in Diagnosis of Complicated Lymphatic Anomaly. Lymphatic Research and Biology Page: doi: 10.1089, August 2022 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Nakano TA, Dori Y, Gumer L, Liptzin DR, Hill LRS, Kulungowski AM.: How we approach pediatric congenital chylous effusions and ascites. Pediatric Blood and Cancer 69(Suppl 3): S1-S11, August 2022.

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