Yung-Wei Chi, D.O.

Yung-Wei Chi, D.O.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Internal Medicine

Vascular and Endovascular Care

Vascular Surgery


  • Professor


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2100
Sacramento, CA 95817
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UC Davis Medical Group - Rocklin

550 West Ranch View Dr., Suite 2005
Rocklin, CA 95765
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Clinic Phone: 916-734-3761
Clinic Fax: 916-734-3801
Clinic Fax: 916-295-5764
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chi is a nationally recognized expert in vascular medicine with clinical expertise on venous, arterial and lymphatic disorders. A prolific author and researcher, he has presented his research works and lectured at major national and international conferences. His research comprises all aspects of vascular medicine, focusing on vascular ultrasound imaging, anti-thrombotic therapy, cellular based/angiogenesis therapy for peripheral arterial disease, and venous diseases and interventions. As part of the first group of board-certified phlebologists in the U.S., Dr. Chi is a regional expert in catheter-based endovenous treatment of venous disorders.


Cardiovascular Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Cardiovascular Services
Vascular Center
UC Davis Medical Group


D.O., University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City MO 1997

B.S., UC Irvine, Irvine CA 1992

Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 1998


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 2000


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH 2001

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000

American Board of Phlebology, 2009

American Board of Vascular Medicine, 2006

Select Recent Publications

Santiago FR, Piscoya M, Chi YW. Change in perception of sclerotherapy results after exposure to pre-post intervention photographs. Phlebology. 2018 May;33(4):282-287. Epub 2017 Oct 23. Erratum in: Phlebology. 2018 May;33(4):292.

Lather HD, Gornik HL, Olin JW, Gu X, Heidt ST, Kim ESH, Kadian-Dodov D, Sharma A, Gray B, Jaff MR, Chi YW, Mace P, Kline-Rogers E, Froehlich JB. Prevalence of Intracranial Aneurysm in Women With Fibromuscular Dysplasia: A Report From the US Registry for Fibromuscular Dysplasia. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Sep 1;74(9):1081-1087.

Santiago FR, Piscoya M, Chi YW. A sonographic study of thigh telangiectasias. Phlebology. 2017 Jan 1:268355517717404.

Chi YW, Durbin-Johnson B, Schul M. Short-form 6D assessment in compression module of the American College of Phlebology Patient Reported Outcome Venous Registry. Phlebology. 2018 Jul;33(6):425-429.

Chi YW, Tseng KH, Li R, Pan T. Comparison of piezoresistive sensor to PicoPress® in in-vitro interface pressure measurement. Phlebology. 2018 Jun;33(5):315-320. 

Albernaz LF, Albernaz DTS, Zignani FRM, Chi YW. Treatment of foot varicose veins: A study of 119 consecutive patients. Phlebology. 2018 May;33(4):267-272.

Kadian-Dodov D, Gornik HL, Gu X, Froehlich J, Bacharach JM, Chi YW, Gray BH, Jaff MR, Kim ES, Mace P, Sharma A, Kline-Rogers E, White C, Olin JW. Dissection and Aneurysm in Patients With Fibromuscular Dysplasia: Findings From the U.S. Registry for FMD. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Jul 12;68(2):176-85.

Li R, Nie B, Zhai C, Cao J, Pan J, Chi YW, Pan T. Telemedical Wearable Sensing Platform for Management of Chronic Venous Disorder. Ann Biomed Eng. 2016 Jul;44(7):2282-91.

Hedayati N, Carson JG, Chi YW, Link D. Management of mixed arterial venous lower extremity ulceration: A review. Vasc Med. 2015 Oct;20(5):479-86.

Mosti G, De Maeseneer M, Cavezzi A, Parsi K, Morrison N, Nelzen O, Rabe E, Partsch H, Caggiati A, Simka M, Obermayer A, Malouf M, Flour M, Maleti O, Perrin  M, Reina L, Kalodiki E, Mannello F, Rerkasem K, Cornu-Thenard A, Chi YW, Soloviy M, Bottini O, Mendyk N, Tessari L, Varghese R, Etcheverry R, Pannier F, Lugli M, Carvallo Lantz AJ, Zamboni P, Zuolo M, Godoy MF, Godoy JM, Link DP, Junger M, Scuderi A. Society for Vascular Surgery and American Venous Forum Guidelines on the management of venous leg ulcers: the point of view of the International Union of Phlebology. Int Angiol. 2015 Jun;34(3):202-18.