Elham Vali Betts, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Elham Vali Betts, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Pathology Building

4400 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Medical School

M.D., Azad Medical University, Tehran, Iran 2005


Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2011-2015


Hematopathology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2015-2016

Best Pathology Case Report, UC Davis, 2012

Vali Betts E, Rashidi HH. CD7 Positive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Arising in a Background of Follicular Lymphoma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Rep Hematol. 2016;2016:5415974. doi:10.1155/2016/5415974. Epub 2016 Sep 28. PMID:27774324.

Song JY, Khojeini EV, Dwyre DM, Jonas BA. B lymphoblastic leukemia with granules mimicking acute myeloid leukemia. Int J Hematol. 2015 Sep;102(3):251-2. doi:10.1007/s12185-015-1842-9. Epub 2015 Jul 18. PMID:26187696.

Khojeini EV, Song JY. Intravascular large B-cell lymphoma presenting as interstitial lung disease. Case Rep Pathol. 2014;2014:928065. doi:10.1155/2014/928065. Epub 2014 May 15. PMID:24955271.

Vali Khojeini E, Durham BH, Chen M. Mantle cell lymphoma and involvement of the orbit and ocular adnexa. Case Rep Pathol. 2013;2013:581856. doi:10.1155/2013/581856. Epub 2013 Apr 4. PMID:23691402.

Yu Q, Vazquez R, Khojeini EV, Patel C, Venkataramani R, Larson DF. IL-18 induction of osteopontin mediates cardiac fibrosis and diastolic dysfunction in mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2009 Jul;297(1):H76-85. doi:10.1152/ajpheart.01285.2008. Epub 2009 May 8. PMID:19429811.

Platis A, Yu Q, Moore D, Khojeini E, Tsau P, Larson D. The effect of daily administration of IL-18 on cardiac structure and function. Perfusion. 2008 Jul;23(4):237-42. doi:10.1177/0267659108101511. PMID:19181757.

Schumacher A, Khojeini E, Larson D. ECHO parameters of diastolic dysfunction. Perfusion. 2008 Sep;23(5):291-6. doi:10.1177/0267659109102485. PMID:19346268.

Darakhshan F, Vali KE, Balaii H, Naderi N, Firouzi F, Farnood A, Habibi M, Mohaghegh SH, Aghazadeh R, Zojaji H, Ebrahimi DN, Mohammad AA, Zali MR. Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Iran: A review of 803 cases. Gastroenterology and Hepatology from bed to bench. 2009 May 12;1(1):19-24. doi:10.22037/GHFBB.V1I1.14.