Jeff Van Gundy, M.D.

Jeff Van Gundy, M.D.



Pediatric Cardiology




  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics


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

Pediatric Heart Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)

Test 1
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Test 2
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Test 3
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:

Additional Phone Numbers

Physician Referrals: 916-734-5678
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

The patient comes first and should be treated with knowledgeable compassionate care.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Van Gundy's clinical interests include interventional cardiac catheterization.

Research/Academic Interests

Research interests include the application of cardiopulmonary stress testing in congenital heart disease.


Pediatric Cardiology

Center/Program Affiliation

Pediatric Heart Center
UC Davis Children's Hospital
UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 1993

B.S., UC Davis, Davis, California, 1978


University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 1986


University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO, 1989

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 1994

American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, 1994

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 1982

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Cardiology

American Heart Association

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Pediatric Cardiology, American Heart Association, 2001

National Leadership Award, Honorary Co-Chairman Physician Advisory Board, National Republican Congressional Committee May, 2001

Young Investigator�s Award, Second Place, The American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Cardiology, 1986

Select Recent Publications

Witt RG, Raff G, Van Gundy J, Rodgers-Ohlau M, Si MS: Short-term experience of porcine small intestinal submucosa patches in pediatric cardiovascular surgery. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jan 15.

Van Gundy JC, Van Gundy ET, and Kirkle DJ: Grief Training During Pediatric Residency. JAMA, 12/93.

Danford DA, Cheatham JP, Van Gundy JC, Mohiuddin S, Fleming WH: Inversion of the Left Atrial Appendage-Clinical and Echocardiographic Correlates. Accepted JACC, 1993.

Larse PD, Gupta NC, Lefkowitz DM, Van Gundy JC, Hadford D. PET of Infant in Persistent Vegetative State. Pediatric Neurology 9(4): 323, 1993

Van Gundy JC, Washington RL, Cohen C, Sondheimer HM, Wolfe RR: Normal aerobic and anaerobic exercise data for North American school-age children. J Pediatr. 1988 Feb;112(2):223-33.

Washington RL, Van Gundy JC, Cohen C, et al.: Normal Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise Data for North American School-age Children. J Ped 12:223, 1988.

Van Gundy JC, Bolam DL, Swigart SA, Nelson RM Jr: Transplacentally Acquired Digoxin Induced Bradycardia in a Neonate. Nebraska Medical Journal, August 1986. (8): 300-2