Posts by Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD
Review: Delivering Coordinated Cardio-Obstetrics Care
Anna C. O'Kelly, MD, MPhil, of the Department of Medicine, Nandita Scott and Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD, of the Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy Program, and a colleague discuss the importance of coordinated cardio-obstetrics care for optimizing both maternal and fetal health.
Women in Cardiology: A discussion on disparities
Despite many changes in the last two decades, women who work in Cardiology are still the minority. In this video, female cardiologists from the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center talk about why it’s important to improve disparities in the field – for both their peers and patients.
Rare Coronary Artery Anomaly Can Cluster in Families, Cause Major Cardiac Events
Cardiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital encountered a very rare case in which a father and adult son, both of whom presented with chest pain and had the right coronary artery arising from the left coronary sinus.
Pregnant Women with High-Risk Cardiac Conditions Require Multidisciplinary Care
An increasing number of pregnant women have cardiovascular disease, a major contributor to maternal morbidity and mortality. In a recent review, Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD, and Emily Lau, MD highlight management strategies and encourage general cardiologists and obstetricians to collaborate to care for these women with highly complex cardiac conditions.
A Multidisciplinary Approach to Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD, associate director of Mass General's Adult Congenital Heart (ACHD) Disease Program, discusses her team's belief that the sum of the knowledge of many different specialists together is far greater than the individual knowledge of one doctor, especially in treating complex conditions like ACHD.
Impaired RV Reserve Predicts Cardiac Outcomes in Congenital Heart Patients
Impaired Right Ventricular Exercise Reserve, Strongly Predicts Adverse Cardiac Outcomes In Adults with Congenital Right Heart Disease.
#ACC18 Video: Scientific Session in Summary
Mass General physicians presented on the podium, moderated sessions and showcased posters over 50 times at the American College of Cardiology 2018 Scientific Sessions. Some of them answered the question: “What was the most interesting topic presented at this year’s Scientific Session?"
ACC.18: Eight Sessions to See
At the ACC.18 Scientific Session and Expo, physicians and researchers from Mass General's Corrigan Minehan Heart Center will present their world-leading research and innovative approaches. Here are the eight can't miss sessions and presentations.
Cardiac CT Mechanical Valve Prosthesis Dysfunction Diagnosis
A 27-year-old woman with history of type 1 truncus arteriosus presented with several months of progressive dyspnea for subspecialty ACHD care.
Cardiac CT for the Characterization of an Intra-atrial Lesion
A 47-year-old with a history of a childhood posterior fossa cyst complicated by hydrocephalus requiring a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt was evaluated at Mass General.
Dr. Doreen DeFaria Yeh completed her Bachelor of Science degree at Duke University and Medical Doctor degree at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She completed Internal Medicine Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Cardiology and Echocardiography fellowships at the University of California at San Francisco. She trained in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at University of San Francisco California currently serves as the Associate Director of the MGH Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiovascular Disease and Adult Echocardiography. The has received Certification from the National Board of Echocardiography for Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography.
Dr. DeFaria was selected as one of the American College of Cardiology 2012 Emerging Faculty and received the Brian A. McGovern Memorial Award from the Department of Medicine in 2012 for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in cardiology. She also received the Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Medicine Fellowship as part of the Eleanor and Miles Shore Fellowships for Scholars in Medicine from Harvard Medical School. In 2013 she was awarded the Clinician Teacher Development Award, a 4 year grant supported by the Massachusetts General Hospital Physicians Organization and Center for Diversity and Inclusion, project titled: Redefine Education of Congenital Heart Disease in Adults in Massachusetts.
Her clinical focus is Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Pregnancy and Cardiovascular Disease and Echocardiography with expertise in Adult Congenital Echocardiography. Dr. DeFaria speaks regionally and nationally (American College of Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography) on these topics.