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Sarah Yukiko Asaki

Sarah Yukiko Asaki, MD, CEPS-P, FAAP, FHRS

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

Salt Lake City
801-213-3599
  • Dr. Asaki’s clinical interest include arrhythmia and antiarrhythmic management, radiofrequency and cryoablation, and pacemaker and implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD) implantation and management. Her current research is in inherited channelopathies and sudden arrhythmogenic death syndromes as well as pacemaker and ICD outcomes and management strategies.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology)
    International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (Pediatric Cardiac EP)
  • Dr. Asaki’s clinical interest include arrhythmia and antiarrhythmic management, radiofrequency and cryoablation, and pacemaker and implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD) implantation and management. Her current research is in inherited channelopathies and sudden arrhythmogenic death syndromes as well as pacemaker and ICD outcomes and management strategies.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Cardiology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology)
    International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (Pediatric Cardiac EP)

    Education history

    Fellowship Pediatric Electrophysiology - Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine Fellow
    Pediatric Cardiology - Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine Resident
    Pediatrics - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth College, Geisel School of Medicine Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - Mount Sinai School of Medicine M.D.
    Biology - St. Mary's College of Maryland B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Headrick A, Ou ZAsaki SY, Etheridge SP, Hammond B, Gakenheimer-Smith L, Pilcher T, Niu M (2024). Intracardiac echocardiography in paediatric and congenital cardiac ablation shortens procedure duration and improves success without complications. Europace, 26(2), euae047.
    2. Chubb H, Bulic A, Mah D, Moore JP, Janousek J, Fumanelli J, Asaki SY, Pflaumer A, Hill AC, Escudero C, Kwok SY, Mangat J, Ochoa Nunez LA, Balaji S, Rosenthal E, Regan W, Horndasch M, Asakai H, Tanel R, Czosek RJ, Young M-L, Bradley DJ, Paul T, Fischbach P, Malloy-Walton L, McElhinney DB, Dubin AM (2022). Impact and Modifiers of Ventricular Pacing in Patients with Single Ventricle Circulation. J Am Coll Cardiol, 80(9), 902-914.
    3. Kohli U, Patel L, Chaudhary D, Harahsheh AS, Yonts AB, Ansong A, Sabati A, Nguyen HH, Hussain T, Khan S, Parra DA, Su JA, Patel JK, Ronai C, Bohun M, Freij B, OConnor M, Rosanno JW, Gupta A, Salavitabar A, Dorfman AL, Hansen J, Frosch O, Profita E, Maskatia S, Thacker D, Shrivastava S, Harris T, Feingold B, Berger S, Campbell M, Idriss S, Das S, Renno MS, Knecht K, Asaki SY, Sunil Patel S, Ashwath R, Shih R, Phillips J, Das B, Ramachandran P, Sagiv E, Bhat AH, Johnson J, Taggart N, Imundo J, Nakra N, Behere S, Patel A, Agarwal A, Aljemmali SLang SBatlivala S, Forsha DE, Conners GP, Shaw J, Smith FC, Pauliks LVettukattil J, Shaffer K, Cheang S, Voleti S, Shenoy R, Komarlu R, Ryan SJ, Snyder C, Bansal N, Sharma M, Robinson J, Arnold SR, Salvatore CM, Kumar M, Fremed M, Glickstein JS, Peorrota M, Orr W, Rozema T, Thirumoorthi M, Ang J (2022). mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine-Associated Myopericarditis in Adolescents: A Survey Study. J Pediatr X, 243, 208-213.
    4. Anjewierden S, Humpherys J, LaPage MJ, Asaki SY, Aziz PF (2021). Detection of Tachyarrhythmias in a Large Cohort of Infants Using Direct-to-Consumer Heart Rate Monitoring. J Pediatr, 232, 147-153.
    5. Gakenheimer-Smith L, Etheridge SP, Niu MC, Ou Z, Presson A, Whitaker P, Su J, Puchalski M, Asaki SY, Pilcher TA (2020). MRI in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients with CIEDs and Epicardial or Abandoned Leads. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 43(8), 797-804.
    6. Roberts JD, Asaki SY, Mazzanti A, Bos JM, Tuleta I, Miur AR, Crotti L, Krahn AD, Kutyifa V, Shoemaker MB, Johnsrude CL, Aiba T, Marcondes L, Baban A, Udupa S, Dchert B, Fischbach P, Knight LM, Vittinghoff E, Kukavica D, Stallmeyer B, Guidicessi JR, Spazzolini C, Shimamoto K, Tadros R, Cadrin-Tourigny, Duff HJ, Simpson CS, Roston TM, Wijeyeratne YD, El Hajjaji I, Yousif MD, Gula LJ, Leong-Sit P, Chavali N, Landstrom AP, Marcus GM, Dittmann S, Wilde AAM, Behr ER, Tfelt-Hansen J, Scheinman MM, Perez MV, Kaski JP, Gow RM, Drago F, Aziz PF, Abrams DJ, Gollob MH, Skinner JR, Shimizu W, Kaufman ES, Roden DM, Zareba W, Schwartz PJ, Schulze-Bahr E, Etheridge SP, Priori SG, Ackerman MJ Drs Roberts, Asaki, Mazzanti, Bos, and Tuleta contributed equally and are co-first authors Drs Schulze-Bahr, Etheridge, Priori, and Ackerman contributed equally and are co-senior authors (2020). An International Multi-Center Evaluation of Type 5 Long QT Syndrome: A Low Penetrant Primary Arrhythmic Condition. Circulation, 141(6), 429-439.
    7. Valds SO, Miyake CY, Niu MC, de la Uz CM, Asaki SY, Landstrom AP, Schneider AE, Rusin CG, Patel R, Lam WW, Kim JJ (2018). Early experience with intravenous sotalol in children with and without congenital heart disease. Heart Rhythm, 15(12), 1862-1869. (Read full article)
    8. Miyake CY, Asaki SY, Webster G, Czosek RJ, Atallah J, Avasarala K, Rao SO, Thomas PE, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, de la Uz C, Wang Y, Wehrens XHT, Abrams D Drs Miyake and Asaki contributed equally to this this paper and are co-first authors (2017). Circadian Variation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia. JACC Clin Electrophysiol, 3(11), 1308-1317.
    9. Asaki SY, Orcutt JW, Miyake CY, Justino H, de la Uz CM, Kim JJ, Valdes SO, Qureshi AM (2017). Utility and Safety of Combined Interventional Catheterization and Electrophysiology Procedures in a Children's Hospital. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol, 40(6), 661-666. (Read full article)
    10. Casolaro V, Fang X, Tancowny B, Fan J, Wu F, Srikantan S, Asaki SY, De Fanis U, Huang SK, Gorospe M, Atasoy UX, Stellato C (2008). Posttranscriptional regulation of IL-13 in T cells: role of the RNA-binding protein HuR. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 121(4), 853-9.e4. (Read full article)
    11. Beck LA, Tancowny B, Brummet ME, Asaki SY, Curry SL, Penno MB, Foster M, Bahl A, Stellato C (2006). Functional analysis of the chemokine receptor CCR3 on airway epithelial cells. J Immunol, 177(5), 3344-54. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Chowdhury D, Elliott PA, Asaki SY, Amdani S, Nguyen Q-T, Ronai C, Tierney ESS, Levy VY, Puri K, Altman CA, Johnson J, Glickstein JS (Online ahead of print). Addressing Disparities in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease: A Call for Equitable Healthcare. [Review]. J Am Heart Assoc.
    2. McCormick AD, Puri KAsaki SY, Amdani S, Chowdhury D, Glickstein JS, Tierney S, Ibeziako P, Cousino MK, Ronai C (Online ahead of print). Mental Health Care for Children with Heart Disease and Their Families: Practical Approaches and Considerations for the Pediatric and Pediatric Cardiology Clinician. [Review]. Pediatr Cardiol.
    3. Etheridge SP, Asaki SY, Niu MC (2019). A Personalized Approach to Long QT Syndrome. [Review]. Curr Opin Cardiol, 34(1), 46-56.

    Commentary

    1. Etheridge SP, Asaki SY (2021). COVID-19 Infection and Corrected QT Interval Prolongation--Collateral Damage From Our Newest Enemy. JAMA Netw Open, 4(4), e217192.
    2. Etheridge SP, Asaki SY (2020). An Exciting New Tool in the Electrophysiologist's Toolbox, Intravenous Sotalol: Faster, Safer, Better? JACC Clin Electrophysiol, 6(4), 433-435.
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