Yoav Dori, M.D. Ph.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology) 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

Tomasulo CE, Dori Y, Smith CL.: Understanding the next circulation: lymphatics and what the future holds. Current Opinion in Cardiology 38(4): Tomasulo CE, Dori Y, Smith CL. July 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 May 9.

Gartenberg AJ, Okunowo O, Dori Y, Smith CL, Gaynor JW, Mascio CE, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ, Glatz AC, O'Byrne ML: Association of Interstage Monitoring Era and Likelihood of Hemodynamic Compromise at Intervention for Recoarctation Following the Norwood Operation. Journal of the American Heart Association 12(14): e029112, July 2023.

Kristensen R, Kelly B, Kim E, Dori Y, Hjortdal VE.: Lymphatic Abnormalities on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Single‐Ventricle Congenital Heart Defects Before Glenn Operation. Journal of American Heart Association 12(12), June 2023 Notes: Published online 2023 Jun 15.

Li D, Sheppard SE, March ME, Battig MR, Surrey LF, Srinivasan AS, Matsuoka LS, Tian L, Wang F, Seiler C, Dayneka J, Borst AJ, Matos MC, Paulissen SM, Krishnamurthy G, Nriagu B, Sikder T, Casey M, Williams L, Rangu S, O'Connor N, Thomas A, Pinto E, Hou C, Nguyen K, Pellegrino da Silva R, Chehimi SN, Kao C, Biroc L, Britt AD, Queenan M, Reid JR, Napoli JA, Low DM, Vatsky S, Treat J, Smith CL, Cahill AM, Snyder KM, Adams DM, Dori Y, Hakonarson H.: Genomic profiling informs diagnoses and treatment in vascular anomalies. Nature Medicine 29(6): 1530-1539, June 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 Jun 1.

Sheppard SE, March ME, Seiler C, Matsuoka LS, Kim SE, Kao C, Rubin AI, Battig MR, Khalek N, Schindewolf E, O’Connor N, Pinto E, Priestley JRC, Sanders VR, Niazi R, Ganguly A, Hou C, Slater D, Frieden IJ, Huynh T, Shieh JT, Krantz ID, Guerrero JC, Surrey LF, Biko DM, Laje P, Castelo-Soccio L, Nakano TA, Snyder K, Smith CL, Li D, Dori Y, Hakonarson H: Lymphatic disorders caused by mosaic, activating KRAS variants respond to MEK inhibition. The American Society for Clinical Investigation 8(9), May 2023 Notes: Published online 2023 May 8. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.155888.

Grenier JM, Borst AJ, Sheppard SE, Snyder KM, Li D, Surrey LF, Al-Ibraheemi A, Weber DR, Treat JR, Smith CL, Laje P, Dori Y, Adams DM, Acord M, Srinivasan AS.: Pathogenic variants in PIK3CA are associated with clinical phenotypes of kaposiform lymphangiomatosis, generalized lymphatic anomaly, and central conducting lymphatic anomaly. Pediatric Blood and Cancer Page: e30419, May 2023 Notes: Online ahead of print.

Srinivasan A, Smith C, Krishnamurthy G, Escobar F, Biko D, Dori Y: Characterization and treatment of thoracic duct obstruction in patients with lymphatic flow disorders. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions: official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions 101(5): 853-862, April 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 Mar 6.

Dori Y, Mazurek J, Birati E, Smith C.: Ascites in Animals With Right Heart Failure: Correlation With Lymphatic Dysfunction. Journal of the American Heart Association 12(7): e026984, April 2023 Notes: Epub 2023 Mar 28.

Bauer C, Dori Y, Scala M, Tulzer A, Tulzer G: Current diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for the management of lymphatic insufficiency in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Frontiers in Pediatrics February 2023.

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.

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