V�ronique Tach�, M.D., M.A.S.

V�ronique Tach�, M.D., M.A.S.


Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Associate Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Residency Program Director, OBGYN


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Taché believes in complete, patient centered care for the treatment of women with high-risk pregnancies. She understands that some patients come into pregnancy having already dealt with a prior challenging pregnancy, and recognizes the impact of this experience on future pregnancies.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Taché specializes in taking care of women with high-risk pregnancies. Her clinical interests include fetal growth abnormalities in particular fetal growth restriction, autoimmune disorders, and caring for women hypertensive disorders, including preeclampsia.

Research/Academic Interests

Taché’s research interests include placental based diseases including fetal growth restriction and preeclampsia and medical education.


Maternal Fetal Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 2003

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1998

Internship: UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2004


UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2007


UC San Diego, San Diego CA 2010

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Honors and Awards

AMA Inspiration Award, 2021

Sacramento Top Doctor Award, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

ACOG (American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologist)/CREOG (Council on Residency Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology) National Faculty Award, 2019

ACOG (American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologist) District IX Mentor Award, 2018

APGO Scholars and Leaders Program, 2016

APGO/CREOG Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014

Richard H. Oi OB/GYN Excellence in Teaching Award, 2012

K30-Mentored Clinical Research Training Program (MCRTP), Junior Faculty, 2011

NIH New Investigator Travel Award, International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA), 2009

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) New Investigator Finalist, 2010

Select Recent Publications

Strobel KM, Romero T, Kramer K, Fernandez E, Rottkamp C, Uy C, Keller R, Moyer L, Poulain F, Kim JH, DeUgarte DA, Calkins KL; University of California Fetal Consortium. Growth Failure Prevalence in Neonates with Gastroschisis: A Statewide Cohort Study. J Pediatr. 2021 Jun;233:112-118.e3. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.02.013. Epub 2021 Feb 26. PMID:33647253.

Sparks TN, Lianoglou BR, Adami RR, Pluym ID, Holliman K, Duffy J, Downum SL, Patel S, Faubel A, Boe NM, Field NT, Murphy A, Laurent LC, Jolley J, Uy C, Slavotinek AM, Devine P, Hodoglugil U, Van Ziffle J, Sanders SJ, MacKenzie TC, Norton ME; University of California Fetal–Maternal Consortium; University of California, San Francisco Center for Maternal–Fetal Precision Medicine. Exome Sequencing for Prenatal Diagnosis in Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis. N Engl J Med. 2020 Oct 29;383(18):1746-1756. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa2023643. Epub 2020 Oct 7. PMID:33027564.

Chantry CJ, Blanton A, Taché V, Finta L, Tancredi D. Delayed cord clamping during elective cesarean deliveries: results of a pilot safety trial. Matern Health Neonatol Perinatol. 2018 Jul 4;4:16. doi:10.1186/s40748-018-0083-3. PMID:29997897.

Arul Nambi Rajan K, Khater M, Soncin F, Pizzo D, Moretto-Zita M, Pham J, Stus O, Iyer P, Tache V, Laurent LC, Parast MM. Sirtuin1 is required for proper trophoblast differentiation and placental development in mice. Placenta. 2018 Feb;62:1-8. doi:10.1016/j.placenta.2017.12.002. Epub 2017 Dec 7. PMID:29405961.

Taché V, Bivina L, White S, Gregg J, Deignan J, Boyadjievd SA, Poulain FR. Lipoyltransferase 1 Gene Defect Resulting in Fatal Lactic Acidosis in Two Siblings. Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2016;2016:6520148. doi:10.1155/2016/6520148. Epub 2016 May 10. PMID:27247813.

Lusk LA, Brown EG, Overcash RT, Grogan TR, Keller RL, Kim JH, Poulain FR, Shew SB, Uy C, DeUgarte DA; University of California Fetal Consortium. Multi-institutional practice patterns and outcomes in uncomplicated gastroschisis: a report from the University of California Fetal Consortium (UCfC). J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Dec;49(12):1782-6. doi:10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2014.09.018. Epub 2014 Nov 14. PMID:25487483.

Tache V, Ciric A, Moretto-Zita M, Li Y, Peng J, Maltepe E, Milstone DS, Parast MM. Hypoxia and trophoblast differentiation: a key role for PPARγ. Stem Cells Dev. 2013 Nov 1;22(21):2815-24. doi:10.1089/scd.2012.0596. Epub 2013 Jul 12. PMID:23767827.

Magley J, Towner D, Taché V, Apperson ML. Pregnancy outcome in anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;120(2 Pt 2):480-483. doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e31825935d4. PMID:22825272.

Taché V, Baer RJ, Currier RJ, Li CS, Towner D, Waetjen LE, Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL. Population-based biomarker screening and the development of severe preeclampsia in California. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Oct;211(4):377.e1-8. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2014.03.026. Epub 2014 Mar 14. PMID:24631701.

Wolfe LM, Thiagarajan RD, Boscolo F, Taché V, Coleman RL, Kim J, Kwan WK, Loring JF, Parast M, Laurent LC. Banking placental tissue: an optimized collection procedure for genome-wide analysis of nucleic acids. Placenta. 2014 Aug;35(8):645-54. doi:10.1016/j.placenta.2014.05.005. Epub 2014 Jun 6. PMID:24951174.

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