Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD

Director, Electrophysiology
Co-Director of Southern California Consortium For Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP)
Attending Physician
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiology
Pediatric Electrophysiology


Medical School

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: Pediatrics


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center: Pediatrics


Children's Hospital Boston: Pediatric Cardiology
Children's Hospital Boston: Pediatric Electrophysiology



Pediatrics: American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Cardiology: American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

The Pediatric and Congenital Electrophysiology Society
Heart Rhythm Society (Fellow)
American Heart Association
American College of Cardiology (Fellow)
American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)


Bar-Cohen Y, Loeb GE, Pruetz J, Silka MJ, Guerra C, Vest AN, Zhou L, Chmait RH. Preclinical Testing and Optimization of a Novel Fetal Micropacemaker. Heart Rhythm. 12:1683-1690, 2015.
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 M, Ortega MC, Lau YR, Johnsrude CL, Fournier A, Kannankeril PJ, Sanatani S. Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia in Children: An Analysis of Therapeutic Strategies and Outcomes from an International Multicenter Registry. Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. 8:633-642, 2015.
Reddy C, Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. A Comparison of AV Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia in Young Children and Adolescents: Electrophysiology, Ablation and Outcomes. Pacing and Cardiac Electrophysiology. 38(11):1325-1332, 2015.
Boyer SL, Silka MJ, Bar-Cohen Y. Current Practices in the Monitoring of Cardiac Rhythm Devices in Pediatrics and Congenital Heart Disease. Pediatric Cardiology. 36:821-826, 2015.
Walsh EP, Bar-Cohen Y, Batra AS, Dick M 2nd, Erickson C, Fish F, Hamilton RM, Kanter RJ, Reed JH, Van Hare GF, Vetter VL, Webster G, Writing Group Members: Walsh EP, Bar-Cohen Y, Hamilton RM, Reed JH, Van Hare GF. Recommendations for advanced fellowship training in pediatric and congenital electrophysiology: a report from the training and credentialing committee of the pediatric and congenital electrophysiology society. Heart Rhythm; 10:775-781, 2013.


Fetal pacing, Pediatric catheter ablation, Pediatric rhythm devices, Sudden Cardiac Death in Children, Antiarrhythmic medications in children

Research Topics

Development of a Fetal Micropacemaker
Consortium for Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics

Current Funding

National Institutes of Health

Heart Institute

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