Education and Training
MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Pediatrics - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Pediatric Cardiology - Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac MRI - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
PhD in Chemical Engineering - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Titles and Academic Titles
Director, Pediatric Lymphatic Imaging and Interventions and Lymphatic Research
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Departments and Services
Li D, Sheppard SE, Peroutka C, Barnes C, Reid JR, Smith CL, Dori Y, Hakonarson H: Expanded phenotypic spectrum of JAG1-associated diseases: Central conducting lymphatic anomaly with a pathogenic variant in JAG1. Clinical genetics January 12 2021.
Rychik J, Dodds KM, Goldberg D, Glatz AC, Fogel M, Rossano J, Chen J, Pinto E, Ravishankar C, Rand E, Rome JJ, Dori Y: Protein Losing Enteropathy After Fontan Operation: Glimpses of Clarity Through the Lifting Fog. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg 11(1): 92-96, January 2020.
Smith CL, Hoffman TM, Dori Y, Rome JJ: Decompression of the thoracic duct: A novel transcatheter approach Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 95(2): E56-61, February 2020.
Ghosh RM, Griffis HM, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Smith CL, Gillespie MJ, Whitehead KK, O'Byrne ML, Biko DM, Ravishankar C, Dewitt AG, Dori Y: Prevalence and Cause of Early Fontan Complications: Does the Lymphatic Circulation Play a Role? J Am Heart Assoc 9(7): e015318, April 2020.
Johnson JL, Rosenthal RL, Knox JJ, Myles A, Naradikian MS, Madej J, Kostiv M, Rosenfeld AM, Meng W, Christensen SR, Hensley SE, Yewdell J, Canaday DH, Zhu J, McDermott AB, Dori Y, Itkin M, Wherry EJ, Pardi N, Weissman D, Naji A, Prak ETL, Betts MR, Cancro MP: The Transcription Factor T-bet Resolves Memory B Cell Subsets with Distinct Tissue Distributions and Antibody Specificities in Mice and Humans. Immunity S1074-7613(20): 30133-3, April 2020.
Tomasulo CE, Gillespie MJ, Munson D, Demkin T, O'Byrne ML, Dori Y, Smith CL, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: Incidence and fate of device-related left pulmonary artery stenosis and aortic coarctation in small infants undergoing transcatheter patent ductus arteriosus closure. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 10(1002), April 2020.
Foster JB, Li D, March ME, Sheppard SE, Adams DM, Hakonarson H, Dori Y.: Kaposiform lymphangiomatosis effectively treated with MEK inhibition. EMBO Mol Med 7(12): 10, September 2020.
Pinto E, Dori Y, Smith CL, DeWitt A, Williams C, Griffis H, Escobar F, Biko DM, Krishnamurthy G, Rome JJ, Glatz AC, Liu M, Ravishankar C, Zhang H, Taha D.: Neonatal lymphatic flow disorders: impact of lymphatic imaging and interventions on outcomes. J Perinatol September 2020.
Traub ES, Sheppard SE, Dori Y, Burns KD, Zackai EH, Ware SM, Landis BJ, Li D, Weaver DD. : Chromosome 4q28.3q32.3 duplication in a patient with lymphatic malformations, craniosynostosis, and dysmorphic features. Clin Dysmorphol September 2020.
Mejia EJ, Otero HJ, Smith CL, Shipman M, Liu M, Pinto E, DeWitt A, Rome JJ, Dori Y, Biko DM.: Use of Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound to Determine Thoracic Duct Patency. J Vasc Interv Radiol 31(10): 1670-1674, October 2020.
Buggert M, Vella LA, Nguyen S, Wu VH, Chen Z, Sekine T, Perez-Potti A, Maldini CR, Manne S,Darko S, Ransier A, Kuri-Cervantes L, Japp AS, Brody IB, Ivarsson MA, Gorin JB, Rivera-Ballesteros, O, Hertwig L, Antel JP, Johnson ME, Okoye A, Picker L, Vahedi G, Sparrelid E, Llewellyn-Lacey S,Gostick E, Sandberg JK, Björkström N, Bar-Or A, Dori Y, Naji A, Canaday DH, Laufer TM, Wells AD,Price DA, Frank I, Douek DC, Wherry EJ, Itkin MG, Betts MR: The Identity of Human Tissue-Emigrant CD8+ T Cells. Cell 23(183(7)): 1946-1961, December 2020.
Dori Y, Smith C, Pinto E,Snyder K, March ME,Hakonarson H, Belasco J: Severe Lymphatic Disorder Resolved With MEK Inhibition in a Patient With Noonan Syndrome and SOS1 Mutation. Pediatrics 6(146): e20200167, December 2020.
O'Byrne ML, Huang J, Asztalos I, Smith CL, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: Pediatric/Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Quality: An Analysis of Existing Metrics. JACC Cardiovascular Intervention 24(13): 2853-2864, December 2020.
Tomasulo CE, Chen JM, Smith CL, Maeda K, Rome JJ, Dori Y: Lymphatic Disorders and Management in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery December 2020 Notes: Online ahead of print.
Jolley MA, Lasso A, Nam HH, Dinh PV, Scanlan AB, Nguyen AV, Ilina A, Morray B, Glatz AC, McGowan FX, Whitehead K, Dori Y, Gorman JH 3rd, Gorman RC, Fichtinger G, Gillespie MJ.: Toward predictive modeling of catheter-based pulmonary valve replacement into native right ventricular outflow tracts. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 93(3): E143-E152, February 2019.
Biko DM, Smith CL, Otero HJ, Saul D, White AM, DeWitt A, Glatz AC, Piccoli DA, Mamula P, Rome JJ, Dori Y.: Intrahepatic dynamic contrast MR lymphangiography: initial experience with a new technique for the assessment of liver lymphatics. Eur Radiol March 2019.
Ephrem G, Hebson C, John A, Moore E, Jokhadar M, Ford R, Veldtman G, Dori Y, Gurvitz M, Kogon B, Kovacs A, Roswick M, McConnell M, Book WM, Rodriguez F 3rd.: Frontiers in Fontan failure: Innovation and improving outcomes: A conference summary Congenit Heart Dis 14(2): 128-137, March 2019.
Giacalone G, Yamamoto T, Belva F, Hayashi A, Dori Y, Zviman MM, Gysen M, Nam HH, Jolley MA, Kato M.: The Application of Virtual Reality for Preoperative Planning of Lymphovenous Anastomosis in a Patient with a Complex Lymphatic Malformation. J Clin Med 8(3), Mar 2019.
Biko DM, Reisen B, Otero HJ, Ravishankar C, Victoria T, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Dori Y: Imaging of central lymphatic abnormalities in Noonan syndrome. Pediatr Radiol 49(5): 586-592, May 2019.
Biko DM, Reisen B, Otero HJ, Ravishankar C, Victoria T, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Dori Y.: Imaging of central lymphatic abnormalities in Noonan syndrome. Pediatr Radiol 49(5): 586-592, May 2019.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Faerber JA, Seshadri R, Millenson ME, Mi L, Shinohara RT, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Kawut SM, Groeneveld PW.: Interhospital Variation in the Costs of Pediatric/Congenital Catheterization Laboratory Procedures: Analysis of Data From the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database. J Am Heart Assoc 8(9): e011543, May 2019.
O'Byrne ML, Millenson ME, Steven JM, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Glatz AC, Rome JJ.: Operator-Directed Procedural Sedation in the Congenital Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 12(9): 835-843, May 2019.
Biko DM, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Morrison RE, Johnstone JA, Griffis H, O'Byrne ML, Fogel MA, Harris MA, Partington SL, Whitehead KK, Saul D, Goldberg DJ, Rychik J, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Dori Y: MRI Evaluation of Lymphatic Abnormalities in the Neck and Thorax after Fontan Surgery: Relationship with Outcome. Radiology 291(3): 774-780, June 2019.
Biko DM, DeWitt AG, Pinto EM, Morrison RE, Johnstone JA, Griffis H, O'Byrne ML, Fogel MA, Harris MA, Partington SL, Whitehead KK, Saul D, Goldberg DJ, Rychik J, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Dori Y.: MRI Evaluation of Lymphatic Abnormalities in the Neck and Thorax after Fontan Surgery: Relationship with Outcome. Radiology 291(3): 774-780, June 2019.
Li D, March ME, Gutierrez-Uzquiza A, Kao C, Seiler C, Pinto E, Matsuoka LS, Battig MR, Bhoj EJ, Wenger TL, Tian L, Robinson N, Wang T, Liu Y, Weinstein BM, Swift M, Jung HM, Kaminski CN, Chiavacci R, Perkins JA, Levine MA, Sleiman PMA, Hicks PJ, Strausbaugh JT, Belasco JB, Dori Y, Hakonarson H: ARAF recurrent mutation causes central conducting lymphatic anomaly treatable with a MEK inhibitor. Nat Med 25(7): 3185-3200, July 2019.
Vella LA, Buggert M, Manne S, Herati RS, Sayin I, Kuri-Cervantes L, Bukh Brody I, O'Boyle KC, Kaprielian H, Giles JR, Nguyen S, Muselman A, Antel JP, Bar-Or A, Johnson ME, Canaday DH, Naji A, Ganusov VV, Laufer TM, Wells AD, Dori Y, Itkin MG, Betts MR, Wherry EJ: T follicular helper cells in human efferent lymph retain lymphoid characteristics. J Clin Invest 129(8): 594-600, July 2019.
Biko DM, Dori Y, Savoca M, Krishnamurthy G, Smith CL, Laje P, Rome JJ, Escobar F: Pediatric pulmonary lymphatic flow Disorders: Diagnosis and management. Paediatr Respir Rev S1526-0542(19): 3011-3, November 2019.
Kylat RI, Witte MH, Barber BJ, Dori Y, Ghishan FK: Resolution of Protein-Losing Enteropathy after Congenital Heart Disease Repair by Selective Lymphatic Embolization. Pediatr Gastroenterol Hepatol Nutr 22(6): 594-600, November 2019.
Wu SJ, Downing T, Mascio C, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC.: Reintervention Burden and Vessel Growth After Surgical Reimplantation of a Pulmonary Artery During Childhood Pediatr Cardiol 39(2): 390-397, Feb 2018.
Biko DM, Johnstone JA, Dori Y, Victoria T, Oliver ER, Itkin M.: Recognition of Neonatal Lymphatic Flow Disorder: Fetal MR Findings and Postnatal MR Lymphangiogram Correlation Acad Radiol 18: 30106-5, March 23 2018.
Mozumdar N, Burke E, Schweizer M, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Narayan HK, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. : A Comparison of Anterograde Versus Retrograde Approaches for Neonatal Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty. Pediatr Cardiol 39(3): 450-458, March 2018.
Avitabile CM, Harris MA, Doddasomayajula RS, Chopski SG, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Glatz AC, Fogel MA, Whitehead KK.: Accuracy of Phase-Contrast Velocity Mapping Proximal and Distal to Stent Artifact During Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Am J Cardiol 18: 30286-8, April 20 2018.
Jobes DR, Brown LA, Dori Y, Itkin M, Nicolson SC.: Lymphatic imaging and intervention in a pediatric population: Anesthetic considerations Paediatr Anaesth April 20 2018.
Voillet V, Buggert M, Slichter CK, Berkson JD, Mair F, Addison MM, Dori Y,Nadolski G, Itkin MG, Gottardo R, Betts MR, Prlic M.: Human MAIT cells exit peripheral tissues and recirculate via lymph in steady state conditions JCI Insight Page: 98487, April 5 2018.
Buggert M, Nguyen S, Salgado-Montes de Oca G, Bengsch B, Darko S, Ransier A, Roberts ER, Del Alcazar D, Brody IB, Vella LA, Beura L, Wijeyesinghe S, Herati RS, Del Rio Estrada PM, Ablanedo-Terrazas Y, Kuri-Cervantes L, Sada Japp A, Manne S, Vartanian S, Huffman A, Sandberg JK, Gostick E, Nadolski G, Silvestri G, Canaday DH, Price DA, Petrovas C, Su LF, Vahedi G, Dori Y, Frank I, Itkin MG, Wherry EJ, Deeks SG, Naji A, Reyes-Terán G, Masopust D, Douek DC, Betts MR.: Identification and characterization of HIV-specific resident memory CD8 T cells in human lymphoid tissue. Sci Immunol 3(24), June 2018.
Weissler JM, Cho EH, Koltz PF, Carney MJ, Itkin M, Laje P, Levin LS, Dori Y, Kanchwala SK, Kovach SJ.: Lymphovenous Anastomosis for the Treatment of Chylothorax in Infants: A Novel Microsurgical Approach to a Devastating Problem. Plast Reconstr Surg 141(6): 1502-1507, June 2018.
Li D, Wenger TL, Seiler C, March ME, Gutierrez-Uzquiza A, Kao C, Bhoj E, Tian L, Rosenbach M, Liu Y, Robinson N, Behr M, Chiavacci R, Hou C, Wang T, Bakay M, Pellegrino da Silva R, Perkins JA, Sleiman P, Levine MA, Hicks PJ, Itkin M, Dori Y, Hakonarson H.: Pathogenic variant in EPHB4 results in central conducting lymphatic anomaly. Hum Mol Genet 27(18): 3233-3245, September 2018.
Cohn RH, Dori Y, Amirav I.: An Emerging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedure When Facing Lung Collapse in a Fontan Patient. Annual American Thoracic Society 15(10), Oct 2018.
Geanacopoulos AT, Savla JJ, Pogoriler J, Piccione J, Phinizy P, DeWitt AG, Blinder JJ, Pinto E, Itkin M, Dori Y, Goldfarb SB.: Bronchoscopic and histologic findings during lymphatic intervention for plastic bronchitis. Pediatr Pulmonol 53(11): 1574-1581, Nov 2018.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Song L, Griffis HM, Millenson ME, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, DeWitt AG, Mascio CE, Rome JJ.: Association Between Variation in Preoperative Care Before Arterial Switch Operation and Outcomes in Patients With Transposition of the Great Arteries. Circulation 138(19): 2119-2129, Nov 2018.
O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Kennedy KF, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: The influence of deficient retro-aortic rim on technical success and early adverse events following device closure of secundum atrial septal defects: An Analysis of the IMPACT Registry. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 89(1): 102-111, Jan 2017.
O'Byrne Michael L, Gillespie Matthew J, Kennedy Kevin F, Dori Yoav, Rome Jonathan J, Glatz Andrew C: The influence of deficient retro-aortic rim on technical success and early adverse events following device closure of secundum atrial septal defects: An Analysis of the IMPACT Registry(®). Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 89(1): 102-111, Jan 2017.
Savla Jill J, Itkin Maxim, Rossano Joseph W, Dori Yoav: Post-Operative Chylothorax in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(19): 2410-2422, May 2017.
Itkin Maxim, Piccoli David A, Nadolski Gregory, Rychik Jack, DeWitt Aaron, Pinto Erin, Rome Jonathan, Dori Yoav: Protein-Losing Enteropathy in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69(24): 2929-2937, Jun 2017.
O'Byrne ML, Shinohara RT, Grant EK, Kanter JP, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. : Increasing propensity to pursue operative closure of atrial septaldefects following changes in the instructions for use of the Amplatzer Septal Occluder device: An observational study using data from the Pediatric Health Information Systems database Am Heart J 192: 85-97, Oct 2017.
O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Shinohara RT, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: Cost comparison of Transcatheter and Operative Pulmonary Valve Replacement (from the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database). Am J Cardiol 117(1): 121-126, Jan 2016.
Dori Y, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ, Glatz AC, Dodds K, Goldberg DJ, Goldfarb S, Rychik J, Itkin M: Percutaneous Lymphatic Embolization of Abnormal Pulmonary Lymphatic Flow as Treatment of Plastic Bronchitis in Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. Circulation 133(12): 1160-70, Mar 2016.
O'Byrne ML, Rome N, Santamaria RW, Hallbergson A, Glatz AC, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Goldfarb S, Haas AR, Rome JJ: Intra-procedural Bronchoscopy to Prevent Bronchial Compression During Pulmonary Artery Stent Angioplasty. Pediatr Cardiol 37(3): 433-441, Mar 2016.
Itkin MG, McCormack FX, Dori Y.: Diagnosis and treatment of lymphatic plastic bronchitis in adults using advanced lymphatic imaging and percutaneous embolization. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 13(10): 1689-1696, Oct 2016.
Schoonbeek RC, Takebayashi S, Aoki C, Shimaoka T, Harris MA, Fu GL, Kim TS, Dori Y, McGarvey J, Litt H, Bouma W, Zsido G 2nd, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Gillespie MJ: Implantation of the Medtronic Harmony Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Improves Right Ventricular Size and Function in an Ovine Model of Postoperative Chronic Pulmonary Insufficiency. Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions 9(10): e003920, Oct 2016.
Batlivala Sarosh P, Magill Dennise, Felice Marc A, Jones Virginia, Dori Yoav, Gillespie Matthew J, Rome Jonathan J, Glatz Andrew C: The effect of radiation shields on operator exposure during congenital cardiac catheterization. Radiation protection dosimetry 171(4): 520-526, Dec 2016.
Dori Yoav: Novel Lymphatic Imaging Techniques. Techniques in vascular and interventional radiology 19(4): 255-261, Dec 2016.
Downing TE, McDonnell A, Zhu X, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: Cumulative medical radiation exposure throughout staged palliation of single ventricle congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol 36(1): 190-195, Jan 2015.
Glatz AC, Keashen R, Chang J, Balsama LA, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Giglia TM, Raffini L, Rome JJ: Outcomes using a clinical practice pathway for the management of pulse loss following pediatric cardiac catheterization. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 85(1): 111-117, Jan 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Mercer-Rosa L, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Goldmuntz E, Kawut S, Rome JJ: Trends in pulmonary valve replacement in children and adults with tetralogy of fallot. Am J Cardiol 115(1): 118-24, Jan 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Gillespie MJ, Shinohara RT, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC: Cost comparison of transcatheter and operative closures of ostium secundum atrial septal defects. Am Heart J 169(5): 727-735, May 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Rossano JW, Schiavo KL, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ: Middle-term results of trans-catheter creation of atrial communication in patients receiving mechanical circulatory support. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 85(7): 1189-1195, Jun 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Shinohara RT, Jayaram N, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Kawut S: Effect of center catheterization volume on risk of catastrophic adverse event after cardiac catheterization in children. Am Heart J 169(6): 823-832, Jun 2015.
Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, DiMaria MV, Harrison NE, Dori Y, Keller MS, Rome JJ, Fogel MA: Status of systemic to pulmonary arterial collateral flow after the fontan procedure. Am J Cardiol 115(12): 1739-1745, Jun 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Goldberg DJ, Shinohara R, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ: Accuracy of Transthoracic Echocardiography in Assessing Retro-aortic Rim prior to Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defects. Congenit Heart Dis 10(4): 146-154, Jul-Aug 2015.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Hanna BD, Shinohara RT, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Kawut SM: Predictors of Catastrophic Adverse Outcomes in Children With Pulmonary Hypertension Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: A Multi-Institutional Analysis From the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database. J Am Coll Cardiol 66(11): 1261-1269, Sep 2015.
Glatz Andrew C, Harrison Neil, Small Adam J, Dori Yoav, Gillespie Matthew J, Harris Matthew A, Fogel Mark A, Rome Jonathan J, Whitehead Kevin K: Factors associated with systemic to pulmonary arterial collateral flow in single ventricle patients with superior cavopulmonary connections. Heart (British Cardiac Society) 101(22): 1813-8, Nov 2015.
Lizano Santamaria Ramiro W, Gillespie Matthew J, Dori Yoav, Rome Jonathan J, Glatz Andrew C: Palliative balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty for infants with unrestrictive ventricular septal defect or single ventricle associated with severe pulmonary stenosis. Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 86(5): 829-33, Nov 2015.
Dori Y, Sathanandam S, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ. Catheter approach to redirect hepatic venous return for treatment of unilateral pulmonary arteriovenous malformations after Fontan. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014;84:86–93.
Glatz AC, Patel A, Zhu X, Dori Y, Hanna BD, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ. Patient radiation exposure in a modern, large-volume, pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35:870–878.
Dori Y, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Itkin M. MRI of lymphatic abnormalities after functional single-ventricle palliation surgery. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2014;203:426–431.
Abu Hazeem AA, Dori Y, Whitehead KK, Harris MA, Fogel MA, Gillespie MJ, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. X-ray magnetic resonance fusion modality may reduce radiation exposure and contrast dose in diagnostic cardiac catheterization of congenital heart disease. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2014 Nov 1;84(5):795-800.
O'Byrne ML, Glatz AC, Sunderji S, Mathew AE, Goldberg DJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ,
Gillespie MJ. 2014. Prevalence of deficient retro-aortic rim and its effects on outcomes in device closure of atrial septal defects. ray magnetic resonance image fusion Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Oct;35(7):1181-90.
Avitabile CM, Goldberg DJ, Dodds K, Dori Y, Ravishankar C, Rychik J. A multifaceted approach to the management of plastic bronchitis after cavopulmonary palliation. The Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2014;98:634–640.
Dori Y, Zviman MM, Itkin M. Dynamic Contrast-enhanced MR Lymphangiography: Feasibility Study in Swine. Radiology. 2014;273:410–416.
Dori Y, Keller MS, Rychik J, Itkin M. Successful treatment of plastic bronchitis by selective lymphatic embolization in a Fontan patient. Pediatrics. 2014;134:e590–5.
Downing TE, Dori Y, Harris MA, Glatz AC. Left-sided Scimitar Vein Causing Cyanosis after Fontan Operation: Successful Transcatheter Device Occlusion Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging X-ray Fusion. Congenit Heart Dis. 2014 Nov; 9(6): E199-203.
Schwartz MC, Glatz AC, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Gillespie MJ. Outcomes and predictors of reintervention in patients with pulmonary atresia and intact ventricular septum treated with radiofrequency perforation and balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014;35:22–29.
Dori Y, Glatz AC, Hanna BD, Gillespie MJ, Harris MA, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Whitehead KK, Acute Effects of Embolizing Systemic-to-Pulmonary Arterial Collaterals on Blood Flow in Patients with Superior Cavopulmonary Connections: A Pilot Study. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Feb;6(1):101-6.
Abu Hazeem AA, Gillespie MJ, Thun H, Munson D, Schwartz MC, Dori Y, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosus in small infants with significant lung disease may offer faster recovery of respiratory function when compared to surgical ligation. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013;82:526–533.
Batlivala SP, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Rome JJ. Ductal spasm during performance of transcatheter ductal occlusion. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 83:762–767.
Downing TE, Whitehead KK, Dori Y, Gillespie MJ, Harris MA, Fogel MA, Rome JJ, Glatz AC. Accuracy of conventional oximetry for flow estimation in patients with superior cavopulmonary connection: a comparison with phase-contrast cardiac MRI. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2013;6:943–949.
Rychik J, Goldberg D, Rand E, Semeao E, Russo P, Dori Y, Dodds K. End-organ consequences of the Fontan operation: liver fibrosis, protein-losing enteropathy and plastic bronchitis. Cardiol Young. 2013;23:830–839.
Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Small AJ, Gillespie MJ, Dori Y, Harris MA, Keller MS, Fogel MA, Whitehead KK: Systemic-to-pulmonary collateral flow, as measured by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, is associated with acute post-Fontan clinical outcomes. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 5(2): 218-225, 2012.
Robb JD, Harris MA, Minakawa M, Rodriguez E, Koomalsingh KJ, Shuto T, Dori Y, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Gillespie MJ: An ovine model of pulmonary insufficiency and right ventricular outflow tract dilatation. J Heart Valve Dis 21(2): 247-252, 2012.
Robb JD, Harris MA, Minakawa M, Rodriguez E, Koomalsingh KJ, Shuto T, Shin DC, Dori Y, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Gorman RC, Gorman JH, Gillespie MJ: Melody valve implantation into the branch pulmonary arteries for treatment of pulmonary insufficiency in an ovine model of right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction following tetralogy of Fallot repair. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4(1): 80-87, Feb 2011.
Bilchick KC, Salerno M, Plitt D, Dori Y, Crawford TO, Drachman D, Thompson WR: Prevalence and distribution of regional scar in dysfunctional myocardial segments in Duchenne muscular dystrophy. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 13(1): 20, Mar 2011.
Dori Y, Sarmiento M, Glatz AC, Gillespie MJ, Jones VM, Harris MA, Whitehead KK, Fogel MA, Rome JJ: X-ray magnetic resonance fusion to internal markers and utility in congenital heart disease catheterization. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 4(4): 415-424, 2011.
Estner HL, Zviman MM, Herzka D, Miller F, Castro V, Nazarian S, Ashikaga H, Dori Y, Berger RD, Calkins H, Lardo AC, Halperin HR: The critical isthmus sites of ischemic ventricular tachycardia are in zones of tissue heterogeneity, visualized by magnetic resonance imaging. Heart Rhythm 8(12): 1942-1949, Dec 2011.
Shuto T, Kondo N, Dori Y, Koomalsingh KJ, Glatz AC, Rome JJ, Gorman JH, Gorman RC, Gillespie MJ: Percutaneous transvenous Melody valve-in-ring procedure for mitral valve replacement. J Am Coll Cardiol 58(24): 2475-2480, Dec 2011.
Szarf G, Dori Y, Rettmann D, Tekes A, Nasir K, Amado L, Foo TK, Bluemke DA: Zero filled partial fourier phase contrast MR imaging: in vitro and in vivo assessment. J Magn Reson Imaging 23(1): 42-49, Jan 2006.
2002Schneider J, Dori Y, Haverstick K, Tirrell M, Sharma R: Force Titration of Langmuir-Blodgett Bilayers of Glycine Amphiphiles: JKR-Type Measurements Using the Surface-Force Apparatus. Langmuir 18(7): 2702-2709, February 2002.
Gore T, Dori Y, Talmon Y, Tirrell M, Bianco-Peled H: Self-Assembly of Model Collagen Peptide Amphiphiles. Langmuir 17(17): 2352-5360, July 2001.
Bianco-Peled H, Dori Y, Schneider J, Sung LP, Sushil S, and Tirrell M: Structural Study of Langmuir Monolayers Containing Lipidated Poly(ethylene glycol) and Peptides. Langmuir 17(22): 6931-6937, September 2001.
Dori Y, Bianco-Peled H, Satija SK, Fields GB, McCarthy JB, Tirrell M: Ligand accessibility as means to control cell response to bioactive bilayer membranes. J Biomed Mater Res 50(1): 75-81, 2000.
Schneider J, Dori Y, Tirrell M, Sharma R: Effect of substrate anchoring on the mechanical strength of Langmuir-Blodgett bilayers. Thin Solid Films 327-329: 772-777, August 1998.
Fields GB, Lauer JL, Dori Y, Forns P, Yu YC, Tirrell M: Protein-like molecular architecture: biomaterial applications for inducing cellular receptor binding and signal transduction. Biopolymers 47(2): 143-151, 1998.
Yu YC, Pakalns T, Dori Y, McCarthy JB, Tirrell M, Fields GB: Construction of biologically active protein molecular architecture using self-assembling peptide-amphiphiles. Methods Enzymol 289: 571-587, 1997.
Sundararaj U, Dori Y, Macosko CW: Sheet formation in immiscible polymer blends: model experiments on initial blend morphology. Polymer 36(10): 1957-1968, May 1995.
Wilson J., Dori Y., Smith C.L., Englehardt G., Brian B., Mueller M., Allen D., Shaun H., Biko D.M.: MR imaging of the forgotten circulation: Intrahepatic dynamic contrast MR lymphangiography (IH-DCMRL) to evaluate the liver and central lymphatics. Pediatric Radiology 49(1): S143, April 2019
Chaszczewski K.J., O'Byrne M.L., Rome J.J., Gillespie M.J., Dori Y., Glatz A.C.: Stent angioplasty for post-operative coronary artery stenosis in infants. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 10(2): NP41, March 2019.
Dietzman T., Adu-Darko M., Smith C., Blinder J., Dori Y., Dewitt A.: Thoracic duct embolization after superior cavopulmonary anastomosis can lead to successful Fontan completion. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 10(2): NP3-NP4, March 2019.
Dietzman T., Depaolo J., Soria S., Gillespie M., Mascio C., Dori Y., O'Byrne M., Rome J., Glatz A.: Comparison of short-term outcomes after superior cavopulmonary connection with and without elimination of antegrade pulmonary blood flow. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 73(9): 604, March 2019.
Grady C., Glatz A., Millenson M.E., Song L., Dori Y., Gillespie M., Rome J., O'Byrne M.L.: Trends in Transcatheter and Operative Closure of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in United States Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Journal of the American College of Cardiology 73(9), March 2019.
Gupta M., Viswanathan V., Hanson H., Kennedy A., Dori Y., O'Byrne M., Gillespie M., Rome J., Mascio C., Fuller S., Gaynor J.W., Glatz A.C., Natarajan S.: Single-center outcomes of surgical and catheter-based management of discrete coarctation of the aorta in the modern era. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 10(2): NP16, March 2019.
Lemley B., Biko D., Dewitt A., Glatz A., Gillespie M., Liu M., Otero H., Pinto E., Ravishankar C., Rome J., Shipman M., Saul D., Smith C., White A., Dori Y.: Intrahepatic dynamic contrast-enhanced m lymphangiography findings in congenital heart disease patients with protein-losing enteropathy. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 10(2): NP37, March 2019.
Tomasulo C.E., Ravishankar C., Natarajan S., Mascio C.E., Gillespie M., Rome J., Dori Y., O'Byrne M., Glatz A.C.: Large aneurysms of surgically reconstructed right ventricular outflow tracts: A case series of five patients. World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery 10(2): NP75, March 2019.
Biko D.M., Mejia E.J., Otero H.J., Smith C.L., Shipman M., Liu M., Pinto E., Dewitt A.G., Rome J.J., Dori Y.: Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) evaluation of thoracic duct outlet patency after percutaneous injection of intranodal contrast. Pediatric Radiology 49(1): S112, April 2019.
Biko D.M., Smith C.L., Saul D., Otero H.J., White A.M., Liu M., Shipman M., Pinto E., Dewitt A.G., Rome J.J., Dori Y.: Intrahepatic dynamic contrast enhanced MR lymphangiography: A new technique for visualization of the central lymphatics. Pediatric Radiology 49(1): S119, April 2019.
Burstein D., Dori Y., Smith C.L., Pinto E., Lin K.Y., Rossano J.W., O'Connor M.J.: "Successful Percutaneous Lymphatic Intervention for Chylothorax after Pediatric Heart Transplantation" Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation 38(4): S478, April 2019.
Cort K., Otero H.J., Barrera C.A., Pinto E., Morgan T., White A.M., Saul D., Dori Y., Biko D.M.: Chest ultrasound for the screening and diagnosis of pulmonary lymphangiectasia. Pediatric Radiology 49, April 2019.
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Posters and Presentations
Dori Y. "Insight into the forgotten and ignored circulation: The lymphatics system." Presented at the 6th Krakow Educational Workshop on Congenital Heart Disease in Poland, May 31-June 1, 2019.
Dori Y. "Plastic bronchitis and protein-losing enteropathy: New insights and novel treatment strategy." Presented at the 6th Krakow Educational Workshop on Congenital Heart Disease in Poland, May 31-June 1, 2019.
Dori Y. "Mapping and Changing Lymphatic Flow in CHD", Cardiology 2021, Virtual Conference. Feb 2021.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic battles, are we winning?", The Fontan Patient of the 21st Century A Stollery Cardiac Program Virtual Symposium - University of Alberta, Virtual. Oct 2020.
Dori Y. "New Imaging and Interventional Techniques for Central Lymphatic Flow Abnormalities", Lymphatic Education and Research Network Virtual. Oct 2020.
Dori Y. "Lymphatics Post-Fontan" Children's Hospital Colorado Heart Institute, Single Ventricle Family Summit Virtual. Oct 2020.
Dori Y. "Catheter Therapies for the Treatment of Lymphatic Disorders", Congenital interventional Cardiology: update 2020 Virtual Conference. June 2020.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic Interventions in CHD", USCF's 13th International Conference Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease, San Francisco, CA. Mar 2020.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic Flow Disorders in Neonates: Novel Imaging Techniques and New Treatment Options", The Sixth Annual Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference, Philadelphia, PA Virtual Conference. Mar 2020.
Dori Y. "The Forgotten Circulation: The Lymphatic System", Cardiology 2020, Orlando, FL. Feb 2020.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic interventions from the West", The 9th Vietnam Congress of Congenital Heart Disease: Unconventional Interventions in CHD: Ho Chi Minh Hospital, Saigon, Vietnam. Jan 2020.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic Flow Abnormalities in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: New Discoveries and Novel Treatments", The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Jan 2020.
Dori Y. "Meet the Experts: Lymphatic Intervention after Congenital Heart Surgery", The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 56th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Jan 2020.
Dori Y. Weinstein Pediatric Grand Rounds: Johns Hopkins University Children's Center, Baltimore, MD. Nov 2019.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic Intervention Update: Is it improving outcomes?", Society for Pediatric Radiology Symposium: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH. Oct 2019.
Dori Y. Lymphatics Session Moderator, Society for Pediatric Radiology Symposium: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH. Oct 2019.
Dori Y. "MRI Imaging and Treatment of Lymphatics", The Heart Summit: The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Oct 2019.
Dori Y. Live Cases Panelist, PICS-AICS 2019, San Diego, CA. Sept 2019.
Dori Y. "Interventions in Heart Failure", PICS-AICS 2019, San Diego, CA. Sept 2019.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic flow disorders: New Imaging Techniques and Novel Treatments", Lymphology 2019, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Sept 2019.
Dori Y. "Evaluation of the newborn with cyanosis", Colombia Pediatric Society National Conference, Medellin, Colombia. July 2019.
Dori Y. "The neonate with tachycardia. What to do?", Colombia Pediatric Society National Conference, Medellin, Colombia. July 2019.
Dori Y. "Insight into the forgotten and ignored circulation: The Lymphatic System", Krakow Educational Workshop on CHD, Jagiellonian University (Krawkow, Poland). June 2019.
Dori Y. "Plastic Bronchitis and Protein Losing Enteropathy: New Insights and Novel Treatment Strategies", Krakow Educational Workshop on CHD, Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland). June 2019.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic dysfunction in patients with heart disease", Emory University Grand Rounds, Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA). May 2019.
Dori Y. "Lymphatics and the Pulmonary Circulation in the Single Ventricle", Stanford Single Ventricle Scientific Summit, Stanford Children's Heart Center. Apr 2019.
Dori Y. "Lymphatic imaging and coil intervention for chylous effusions", NeoHeart 2019 (Neonatal Heart Society), Huntington Beach, CA. Mar 2019.
Dori Y. "Neonatal lymphatic flow disorders", CHOP Neonatal Lymphatic Education Day, Philadelphia, PA. Mar 2019.
Dori Y. "Novel Catheter-based Ideas", Cardiology 2019, Huntington Beach, CA. Feb 2019.
Dori Y. "Imaging and Treatment of Lymphatic Insufficiency", Cardiology 2019, Huntington Beach, CA. Feb 2019.
Dori Y. "Ethical considerations in lymphatic patients", CHOP Ethics Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Jan 2019.
Awards and Honors
2012, AHA CVDY young investigator finalist
2010, SCAI/Cordis Fellowship Grant for Interventional Cardiology
2009, T32 CHOP Institutional Research Training Grant
2009, T32 CHOP Institutional Research Training Grant
2007-2013, NIH Loan Repayment Grant
1995, National Science Foundation Research Training Grant Award
1994, National Science Foundation Honorable Mention List
1994, Cum Laude Honors Degree
1992, Dow USA Outstanding Junior in Chemical Engineering
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in Professional Organizations
2015-present, Plastic Bronchitis Foundation, Board of Directors
2015-present, OPHeart, Board of Directors
2009-present, American Heart Association
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