Viyeka Sethi, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Critical Care

To see if Viyeka Sethi is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Critical Care



Locations and Contact

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Sethi is an intensive care physician specializing in care of critically ill children as well as children with cardiac disease. She has a special interest in ECMO, bronchoscopy, point of care ultrasound and continuous renal replacement therapies.


Pediatric Critical Care

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.S., Loyola University, New Orleans LA 2000

Medical School

M.D., Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans LA 2004


Medicine-Pediatrics, Louisiana State University, New Orleans LA 2004-2005


Medicine-Pediatrics, Louisiana State University, New Orleans LA 2005-2008


Critical Care, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 2008-2011

Willems A, Harrington K, Lacroix J, Biarent D, Joffe AR, Wensley D, Ducruet T, Hébert PC, Tucci M; TRIPICU investigators; Canadian Critical Care Trials Group; Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network. Comparison of two red-cell transfusion strategies after pediatric cardiac surgery: a subgroup analysis. Crit Care Med. 2010 Feb;38(2):649-56. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181bc816c. PMID:19789443.

V Sethi, S Tabbutt, A Dimitropoulos, K Harris, A Moosa, Andrew Campbell, Anthony Azakie, D Xu, K Poskitt, AJ Barkovich, SP Miller and PS McQuillen. Ascending aortic arch obstruction is associated with delayed microstructural brain development. PAS Abstract publication 1427.302

A Dimitropoulos, PS McQuillen, A Moosa, V Sethi, D Xu, V Chau, R Brant, A Azakie, A Campbell, AJ Barkovich, KJ Poskitt, SP Miller. Relationship of Brain Injury and Delayed Brain Development in Newborns with Congenital Heart Disease. PAS Abstract publication 1427.298