Veronique Tache, M.D.

Veronique Tache, M.D.


Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • Associate Professor
  • Residency Program Director


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Philosophy of Care

Dr. Taché believes in complete, patient centered care for the treatment of women with high-risk pregnancies.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Taché specializes in taking care of women with high-risk pregnancies. Her clinical interests include fetal growth abnormalities, multiples and higher order multiples, prevention of preterm birth, and caring for women with a history of early onset preeclampsia. 

Research/Academic Interests

Taché’s research interests include placental based diseases including fetal growth restriction, and congenital infections (CMV, Zika) and improving 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, 2009

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, 2012

Professional Memberships

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine

Honors and Awards

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

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.

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.

Taché 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.

Magley J, Towner D, Taché V, Apperson ML. Pregnancy outcome in anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Aug;120(2Pt 2):480-3.

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.

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;35(8): 645-54.

Wan JJ, Schrimmer D, Taché V, Quinn K, Lacoursiere DY, James G, Benirschke K, Pretorius DH. Current practices in determining amnionicity and chorionicity in multiple gestations. Prenat Diagn. 2011 Jan;31(1):125-30.

Taché V, LaCoursiere DY, Saleemuddin A, Parast MM. Placental expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1/soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 correlates with severity of clinical preeclampsia and villous hypermaturity. Hum Pathol. 2011 Sep;42(9):1283-8.

Taché V, Tarsa, M, Romine L, Pretorius D. Three Dimensional Obstetric Ultrasound. Semin Ultrasound CT MR. 2008;29:147-55.

Lu MC, Taché V, Alexander GR, Kotelchuck M, Halfon N. Preventing low birth weight: Is prenatal care the answer? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2003;13:362-80.

Recent Videos


Dr. Veronique Tache discusses Zika virus risks for women, couples - UC Davis Health System


Prudence's story -- UC Davis Children's Hospital