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Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine
Director of Southern California Center For Technology and innovation in Pediatrics (Ctip)
CHL Mail Stop 34 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 8637


Dr. Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD is a board certified pediatric cardiologist in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles.


Zhou L, Bar-Cohen Y, Peck RA, Chirikian GV, Harwin B, Chmait RH, Pruetz JD, Silka MJ, Loeb GE. Analytical Modeling for Computing Lead Stress in a Novel Epicardial Micropacemaker. Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2017 Jan 09. View in: PubMed

Zhou L, Vest AN, Peck RA, Sredl JP, Huang X, Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ, Pruetz JD, Chmait RH, Loeb GE. Minimally invasive implantable fetal micropacemaker: mechanical testing and technical refinements. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2016 Dec; 54(12):1819-1830. View in: PubMed

Oster ME, Chen S, Dagincourt N, Bar-Cohen Y, Brothers M, Cain N, Colan SD, Czosek RJ, Decker JA, Gamboa DG, Idriss SF, Kirsh JA, LaPage MJ, Ohye RG, Radojewski E, Shah M, Silver ES, Singh AK, Temple JD, Triedman J, Kaltman JR. Development and impact of arrhythmias after the Norwood procedure: A report from the Pediatric Heart Network. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Nov 16. View in: PubMed

Hill AC, Silka MJ, Wee CP, Bar-Cohen Y. Characteristics of Decremental Accessory Pathways in Children. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Nov; 9(11). View in: PubMed

Vest AN, Zhou L, Bar-Cohen Y, Eli Loeb G. A novel method to estimate safety factor of capture by a fetal micropacemaker. Physiol Meas. 2016 Jul; 37(7):1172-85. View in: PubMed

Philip Saul J, Kanter RJ. PACES/HRS expert consensus statement on the use of catheter ablation in children and patients with congenital heart disease: Developed in partnership with the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society (PACES) and the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS). Endorsed by the governing bodies of PACES, HRS, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Association for European Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology (AEPC). Heart Rhythm. 2016 Jun; 13(6):e251-89. View in: PubMed

Reddy CD, Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. A Comparison of AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Young Children and Adolescents: Electrophysiology, Ablation, and Outcomes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2015 Nov; 38(11):1325-32. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Loeb GE, Pruetz JD, Silka MJ, Guerra C, Vest AN, Zhou L, Chmait RH. Preclinical testing and optimization of a novel fetal micropacemaker. Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jul; 12(7):1683-90. View in: PubMed

Castellanos D, Travelli FC, Reyhan I, Votava-Smith JK, Ramanathan A, Bar-Cohen Y. Acute Aortic and Mitral Valve Perforations Caused by Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis. Circulation. 2015 Jun 16; 131(24):e527-9. View in: PubMed

Roston TM, Vinocur JM, Maginot KR, Mohammed S, Salerno JC, Etheridge SP, Cohen M, Hamilton RM, Pflaumer A, Kanter RJ, Potts JE, LaPage MJ, Collins KK, Gebauer RA, Temple JD, Batra AS, Erickson C, Miszczak-Knecht M, Kubuš P, Bar-Cohen Y, Kantoch M, Thomas VC, Hessling G, Anderson C, Young ML, Cabrera Ortega M, Lau YR, Johnsrude CL, Fournier A, Kannankeril PJ, Sanatani S. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in Children: Analysis of Therapeutic Strategies and Outcomes From an International Multicenter Registry. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2015 Jun; 8(3):633-42. View in: PubMed

Boyer SL, Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. Current practices in the monitoring of cardiac rhythm devices in pediatrics and congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2015 Apr; 36(4):821-6. View in: PubMed

A percutaneously implantable fetal pacemaker. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014 Aug; 2014:4459-63. View in: PubMed

Su JA, Tang W, Rivero N, Bar-Cohen Y. Prenatal exposure to methyldopa leading to hypertensive crisis and cardiac failure in a neonate. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1392-5. View in: PubMed

Collins KK, Schaffer MS, Liberman L, Saarel E, Knecht M, Tanel RE, Bradley D, Dubin AM, Paul T, Salerno J, Bar-Cohen Y, Sreeram N, Sanatani S, Law IH, Blaufox A, Batra A, Moltedo JM, van Hare GF, Reed J, Ro PS, Kugler J, Anderson C, Triedman JK. Fascicular and nonfascicular left ventricular tachycardias in the young: an international multicenter study. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2013 Jun; 24(6):640-8. View in: PubMed

Walsh EP, Bar-Cohen Y, Batra AS, Dick M, Erickson C, Fish F, Hamilton RM, Kanter RJ, Reed JH, Van Hare GF, Vetter VL, Webster G, Walsh EP, Bar-Cohen Y, Hamilton RM, Reed JH, Van Hare GF. Recommendations for advanced fellowship training in clinical pediatric and congenital electrophysiology: a report from the training and credentialing committee of the pediatric and congenital electrophysiology society. Heart Rhythm. 2013 May; 10(5):775-81. View in: PubMed

Loeb GE, Zhou L, Zheng K, Nicholson A, Peck RA, Krishnan A, Silka M, Pruetz J, Chmait R, Bar-Cohen Y. Design and testing of a percutaneously implantable fetal pacemaker. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Jan; 41(1):17-27. View in: PubMed

Sanatani S, Potts JE, Reed JH, Saul JP, Stephenson EA, Gibbs KA, Anderson CC, Mackie AS, Ro PS, Tisma-Dupanovic S, Kanter RJ, Batra AS, Fournier A, Blaufox AD, Singh HR, Ross BA, Wong KK, Bar-Cohen Y, McCrindle BW, Etheridge SP. The Study of Antiarrhythmic Medications in Infancy (SAMIS): A Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Efficacy and Safety of Digoxin Versus Propranolol for Prophylaxis of Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infants. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012 Oct 1; 5(5):984-91. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ. Management of postoperative arrhythmias in pediatric patients. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2012 Oct; 14(5):443-54. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ. The pre-sports cardiovascular evaluation: should it depend on the level of competition, the sport, or the state? Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Mar; 33(3):417-27. View in: PubMed

Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. A contemporary assessment of the risk for sudden cardiac death in patients with congenital heart disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2012 Mar; 33(3):452-60. View in: PubMed

Detterich J, Noetzli L, Dorey F, Bar-Cohen Y, Harmatz P, Coates T, Wood J. Electrocardiographic consequences of cardiac iron overload in thalassemia major. Am J Hematol. 2012 Feb; 87(2):139-44. View in: PubMed

Zhou L, Chmait R, Bar-Cohen Y, Peck RA, Loeb GE. Percutaneously injectable fetal pacemaker: electrodes, mechanical design and implantation. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:6600-3. View in: PubMed

Nicholson A, Chmait R, Bar-Cohen Y, Zheng K, Loeb GE. Percutaneously injectable fetal pacemaker: electronics, pacing thresholds, and power budget. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:5730-3. View in: PubMed

Mares JC, Bar-Cohen Y. Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a 1-month-old infant. Case Rep Pediatr. 2012; 2012:513690. View in: PubMed

Chang PM, Silka MJ, Moromisato DY, Bar-Cohen Y. Amiodarone versus procainamide for the acute treatment of recurrent supraventricular tachycardia in pediatric patients. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Apr 1; 3(2):134-40. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Takao CM, Wells WJ, Saxon LA, Cesario DA, Silka MJ. Novel use of a vascular plug to anchor an azygous vein ICD lead. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010 Jan; 21(1):99-102. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ. Permanent atrioventricular block after a motor vehicle accident. J Trauma. 2010 Jan; 68(1):E1-4. View in: PubMed

Collins KK, Van Hare GF, Kertesz NJ, Law IH, Bar-Cohen Y, Dubin AM, Etheridge SP, Berul CI, Avari JN, Tuzcu V, Sreeram N, Schaffer MS, Fournier A, Sanatani S, Snyder CS, Smith RT, Arabia L, Hamilton R, Chun T, Liberman L, Kakavand B, Paul T, Tanel RE. Pediatric nonpost-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia medical management and interventional therapies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Feb 24; 53(8):690-7. View in: PubMed

Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. Should patients with congenital heart disease and a systemic ventricular ejection fraction less than 30% undergo prophylactic implantation of an ICD? Patients with congenital heart disease and a systemic ventricular ejection fraction less than 30% should undergo prophylactic implantation of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2008 Oct; 1(4):298-306. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ. Sudden cardiac death in pediatrics. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Oct; 20(5):517-21. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ, Sklansky MS. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Neonatal tuberous sclerosis and multiple cardiac arrhythmias. Circulation. 2007 Apr 17; 115(15):e395-7. View in: PubMed

Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric patients. Heart Rhythm. 2006 Nov; 3(11):1360-6. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Silka MJ. Congenital long QT syndrome: diagnosis and management in pediatric patients. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2006 Sep; 8(5):387-95. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Berul CI, Alexander ME, Fortescue EB, Walsh EP, Triedman JK, Cecchin F. Age, size, and lead factors alone do not predict venous obstruction in children and young adults with transvenous lead systems. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 Jul; 17(7):754-9. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Khairy P, Morwood J, Alexander ME, Cecchin F, Berul CI. Inaccuracy of Wolff-Parkinson-white accessory pathway localization algorithms in children and patients with congenital heart defects. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2006 Jul; 17(7):712-6. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Cecchin F, Alexander ME, Berul CI, Triedman JK, Walsh EP. Cryoablation for accessory pathways located near normal conduction tissues or within the coronary venous system in children and young adults. Heart Rhythm. 2006 Mar; 3(3):253-8. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Walsh EP, Love BA, Cecchin F. First appropriate use of automated external defibrillator in an infant. Resuscitation. 2005 Oct; 67(1):135-7. View in: PubMed

Bar-Cohen Y, Perry SB, Keane JF, Lock JE. Use of stents to maintain atrial defects and fontan fenestrations in congenital heart disease. J Interv Cardiol. 2005 Apr; 18(2):111-8. View in: PubMed

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