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Doreen DeFaria Yeh, MD

Subspecialty Education Coordinator, Cardiology

  • Phone: 617-643-7024
Departments
Cardiology
Department of Medicine

Specialties

  • Heart Center
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Valve Program
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
  • Corrigan Women's Heart Health Program
Clinical Interests
Adult congenital heart disease
Pregnancy and heart disease
Pulmonary hypertension
Valvular heart disease
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, University of California San Francisco
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Foreign Languages
Portuguese
Creole
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

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 and has now joined 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.

Most recently, she was 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, 2012.  

Her clinical focus is Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Echocardiography.

Assistant: Pam O'Connor 617-643-7024.

ResearchAdult Congenital Heart Disease 

Publications

Echocardiographic techniques related to acoustic windows for leadless cardiac pacing.   EuroPace 2011 
Calcium-Triggered Polymorphous VT.  PACE 2010
Preventing and Treating Stroke and TIA. AJC 2008
Risk factors for CAD in patients with elevated HDL.  AJC 2007.
Extending indications of statin therapy for stroke? Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc. 2007

February Heart Month: Advances in Treating Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Throughout the month of February, our doctors and specialists in the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care will be sharing their expertise on various heart conditions and offering prevention tips in recognition of American Heart Month. Roughly one in every four deaths in the U.S. each year is due to heart disease, making it the leading cause of death for Americans.

Supporting equal educational opportunities

Annual Multicultural Affairs Office Welcoming and Recognition reception, honored three Faculty Development Award recipients on Sept. 11 at the Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation.

Cardiac Unit Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-7024
Fax: 617-643-3963

Cardiac Unit Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-643-7024
Fax: 617-643-3963

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