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Doug Miniati, M.D.

Fetal and pediatric surgeon

Dr. Doug Miniati is a pediatric surgeon at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and for the Fetal Treatment Center. He is interested in treating congenital diaphragmatic hernia and pediatric tumors.

Miniati earned a medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed two years of a general surgery residency at the University of Maryland; a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship in cardiac transplantation and his final three years of general surgery residency at Stanford University; and a pediatric surgery fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital, an affiliate of Baylor College of Medicine. At Texas Children's Hospital, he was trained in minimally invasive pediatric surgical techniques and complex neonatal and pediatric surgical disorders. He is an assistant professor of surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Fetal Treatment Center
400 Parnassus Ave., A-123
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-0445
Fax: (415) 502-0660

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

New York University School of Medicine 1996

Residencies

University of Maryland Medical Center 1998
Stanford Hospital and Clinics 2004

Fellowships

Stanford Hospital and Clinics 2001
Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine 2006

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Alves da Rocha L, Byrne FA, Keller RL, Miniati D, Brook MM, Silverman NH, Moon-Grady AJ. Left heart structures in human neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and the effect of fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2014; 35(1):36-43.
  2. Shue EH, Schecter SC, Gong W, Etemadi M, Johengen M, Iqbal C, Derderian SC, Oishi P, Fineman JR, Miniati D. Antenatal maternally-administered phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors normalize eNOS expression in the fetal lamb model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Jan; 49(1):39-45.
  3. Koc G, Courtier JL, Kim JS, Miniati DN, Mackenzie JD. Intra-abdominal inverted umblical cord in gastroschisis: a unique ultrasound finding. Pediatr Radiol. 2014 Jan; 44(1):109-11.
  4. Fleck S, Bautista G, Keating SM, Lee TH, Keller RL, Moon-Grady AJ, Gonzales K, Norris PJ, Busch MP, Kim CJ, Romero R, Lee H, Miniati D, MacKenzie TC. Fetal production of growth factors and inflammatory mediators predicts pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Pediatr Res. 2013 Sep; 74(3):290-8.
  5. Shue E, Bolouri M, Jelin EB, Vu L, Bratton B, Cedars E, Yoke L, Byrne F, Hirose S, Feldstein V, Miniati D, Lee H. Tumor metrics and morphology predict poor prognosis in prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratoma: a 25-year experience at a single institution. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1225-31.
  6. Shue E, Wu J, Schecter S, Miniati D. Aberrant pulmonary lymphatic development in the nitrofen mouse model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jun; 48(6):1198-204.
  7. Schecter SC, Courtier J, Cho SJ, Saadai P, Hirose S, Mackenzie TC, Miniati D. Hepatic portocholecystostomy for biliary atresia: a 25-year follow-up and review. J Pediatr Surg. 2013 Jan; 48(1):262-6.
  8. Tasian SK, Kim GE, Miniati DN, DuBois SG. Development of anaplastic Wilms tumor and subsequent relapse in a child with diaphanospondylodysostosis. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2012 Oct; 34(7):548-51.
  9. Etemadi M, Heller JA, Schecter SC, Shue EH, Miniati D, Roy S. Implantable ultra-low pulmonary pressure monitoring system for fetal surgery. IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed. 2012 Nov; 16(6):1208-15.
  10. Shue EH, Miniati D, Lee H. Advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Clin Perinatol. 2012 Jun; 39(2):289-300.
  11. Saadai P, Lee TH, Bautista G, Gonzales KD, Nijagal A, Busch MP, Kim CJ, Romero R, Lee H, Hirose S, Rand L, Miniati D, Farmer DL, MacKenzie TC. Alterations in maternal-fetal cellular trafficking after fetal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Jun; 47(6):1089-94.
  12. Jelin EB, Kim TN, Nathan N, Miniati D. Synchronous ipsilateral Bochdalek and Morgagni diaphragmatic hernias: a case report. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Dec; 46(12):2383-6.
  13. Jelin EB, Etemadi M, Encinas J, Schecter SC, Chapin C, Wu J, Guevara-Gallardo S, Nijagal A, Gonzales KD, Ferrier WT, Roy S, Miniati D. Dynamic tracheal occlusion improves lung morphometrics and function in the fetal lamb model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jun; 46(6):1150-7.
  14. Jancelewicz T, Vu LT, Keller RL, Bratton B, Lee H, Farmer D, Harrison M, Miniati D, Mackenzie T, Hirose S, Nobuhara K. Long-term surgical outcomes in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: observations from a single institution. J Pediatr Surg. 2010 Jan; 45(1):155-60; discussion 160.
  15. Carnaghan H, Jesudason E, Miniati D. Mechanical compression with secondary ischemia as a possible cause of atresias associated with omphalocele. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Dec; 44(12):e9-e11.
  16. Miniati D, Jelin EB, Ng J, Wu J, Carlson TR, Wu X, Looney MR, Wang RA. Constitutively active endothelial Notch4 causes lung arteriovenous shunts in mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2010 Feb; 298(2):L169-77.
  17. Nijagal A, Rand L, Goldstein R, Poder L, Miniati D. Intrauterine umbilical cord hemorrhage with associated jejunal atresia captured by real-time ultrasound. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):e5-6.
  18. Jancelewicz T, Kim G, Miniati D. Neonatal appendicitis: a new look at an old zebra. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Oct; 43(10):e1-5.
  19. Miniati D, Gay AN, Parks KV, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Hicks J, Nuchtern JG, Cass DL, Olutoye OO. Imaging accuracy and incidence of Wilms' and non-Wilms' renal tumors in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jul; 43(7):1301-7.
  20. Vu LT, Farmer DL, Nobuhara KK, Miniati D, Lee H. Thoracoscopic versus open resection for congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations of the lung. J Pediatr Surg. 2008 Jan; 43(1):35-9.

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