Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist (Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Medicine)

Faculty President

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


  • Severe cardiac conduction disease associated with titin gene mutation Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2024 02; 47(2):253-255. . View in PubMed
  • Ectopic Atrial Tachycardia in Infants Following Congenital Heart Disease Surgery Pediatr Cardiol. 2023 Feb; 44(2):479-486. . View in PubMed
  • JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2023 09; 9(9):1987-1989. . View in PubMed
  • A Global Look to the Future of Pediatric Electrophysiology JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2022 Dec; 8(12):1599-1602. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric Electrophysiology Device Needs: A Survey from the Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society Taskforce on Pediatric-Specific Devices J Am Heart Assoc. 2022 Nov 15; 11(22):e026904. . View in PubMed
  • Third Trimester Fetal Heart Rates in Antibody-Mediated Complete Heart Block Predict Need for Neonatal Pacemaker Placement Pediatr Cardiol. 2022 Feb; 43(2):324-331. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric Medical Device Development and Regulation: Current State, Barriers, and Opportunities Pediatrics. 2022 05 01; 149(5). . View in PubMed
  • Characteristics of antegrade-only accessory pathways in children and adolescents Cardiol Young. 2021 Aug; 31(8):1258-1262. . View in PubMed
  • Utility of Surveillance Ambulatory Rhythm Monitoring in the Pediatric Fontan Population Pediatr Cardiol. 2021 Aug; 42(6):1442-1448. . View in PubMed
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Adolescence: Application of Guidelines JACC Case Rep. 2021 Jan; 3(1):10-15. . View in PubMed
  • Life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome Eur J Pediatr. 2020 May; 179(5):821-825. . View in PubMed
  • Correction to: Life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias in congenital central hypoventilation syndrome Eur J Pediatr. 2020 07; 179(7):1173. . View in PubMed
  • A comparison of oral flecainide and amiodarone for the treatment of recurrent supraventricular tachycardia in children Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2019 06; 42(6):670-677. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric and congenital electrophysiology society initiative on device needs in pediatric electrophysiology Heart Rhythm. 2019 04; 16(4):e39-e46. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal diagnosis and management of congenital complete heart block Birth Defects Res. 2019 05 01; 111(8):380-388. . View in PubMed
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Pediatrics J Innov Card Rhythm Manag. 2018 Aug; 9(8):3256-3264. . View in PubMed
  • Minimally Invasive Implantation of a Micropacemaker Into the Pericardial Space Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2018 07; 11(7):e006307. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric survivors of out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation: Etiologies and outcomes Heart Rhythm. 2018 01; 15(1):116-121. . View in PubMed
  • Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia patients with multiple genetic variants in the PACES CPVT Registry PLoS One. 2018; 13(11):e0205925. . View in PubMed
  • The clinical and genetic spectrum of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia: findings from an international multicentre registry Europace. 2018 03 01; 20(3):541-547. . View in PubMed
  • Design and Testing of a Transcutaneous RF Recharging System for a Fetal Micropacemaker IEEE Trans Biomed Circuits Syst. 2017 04; 11(2):336-346. . View in PubMed
  • Development and impact of arrhythmias after the Norwood procedure: A report from the Pediatric Heart NetworkJ Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 03; 153(3):638-645. e2. . View in PubMed
  • Analytical Modeling for Computing Lead Stress in a Novel Epicardial Micropacemaker Cardiovasc Eng Technol. 2017 03; 8(1):96-105. . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation and Permanent Atrial Arrhythmias in Congenital Heart Disease: Sequel or Series? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 08 15; 70(7):866-868.. View in PubMed
  • Minimally invasive implantable fetal micropacemaker: mechanical testing and technical refinements Med Biol Eng Comput. 2016 Dec; 54(12):1819-1830. . View in PubMed
  • Characteristics of Decremental Accessory Pathways in Children Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 11; 9(11). . View in PubMed
  • A novel method to estimate safety factor of capture by a fetal micropacemaker Physiol Meas. 2016 07; 37(7):1172-85. . View in PubMed
  • 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 06; 13(6):e251-89. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • Preclinical testing and optimization of a novel fetal micropacemaker Heart Rhythm. 2015 Jul; 12(7):1683-90. . View in PubMed
  • Acute Aortic and Mitral Valve Perforations Caused by Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis Circulation. 2015 Jun 16; 131(24):e527-9. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • Prenatal exposure to methyldopa leading to hypertensive crisis and cardiac failure in a neonate Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1392-5. . View in PubMed
  • A percutaneously implantable fetal pacemaker Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014; 2014:4459-63. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • Design and testing of a percutaneously implantable fetal pacemaker Ann Biomed Eng. 2013 Jan; 41(1):17-27. . View in PubMed
  • Management of postoperative arrhythmias in pediatric patients Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2012 Oct; 14(5):443-54. . View in PubMed
  • 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; 5(5):984-91. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • Electrocardiographic consequences of cardiac iron overload in thalassemia major Am J Hematol. 2012 Feb; 87(2):139-44. . View in PubMed
  • Percutaneously injectable fetal pacemaker: electrodes, mechanical design and implantation Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:6600-3. . View in PubMed
  • Tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy in a 1-month-old infant Case Rep Pediatr. 2012; 2012:513690. . View in PubMed
  • Percutaneously injectable fetal pacemaker: electronics, pacing thresholds, and power budget Annu Int Conf IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012; 2012:5730-3. . View in PubMed
  • Amiodarone versus procainamide for the acute treatment of recurrent supraventricular tachycardia in pediatric patients Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2010 Apr; 3(2):134-40. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • Permanent atrioventricular block after a motor vehicle accident J Trauma. 2010 Jan; 68(1):E1-4. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • Sudden cardiac death in pediatrics Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Oct; 20(5):517-21. . View in PubMed
  • Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2008 Oct; 1(4):298-306. . View in PubMed
  • Images in cardiovascular medicineNeonatal tuberous sclerosis and multiple cardiac arrhythmias. Circulation. 2007 Apr 17; 115(15):e395-7. . View in PubMed
  • Pacemakers and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in pediatric patients Heart Rhythm. 2006 Nov; 3(11):1360-6. . View in PubMed
  • Congenital long QT syndrome: diagnosis and management in pediatric patients Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2006 Sep; 8(5):387-95. . View in PubMed
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • First appropriate use of automated external defibrillator in an infant Resuscitation. 2005 Oct; 67(1):135-7. . View in PubMed
  • 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