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Nikta Forghani, M.D.

Dr. Forghani has staff privileges at CHOC Orange

Locations:
Orange, CA
Newport Beach, CA
Newport Beach, CA

Specialty:
Endocrinology

Languages:
Farsi
Spanish

Published Works:

Office and Contact Information

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8634
fax: (714) 509-4155
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CHOC Children's Newport Beach Endocrinology and Diabetes Center
520 Superior Ave.
Suite 160
Newport Beach, CA 92663
phone: (949) 631-2062
fax: (877) 390-6590
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Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Administrative Appointments

  • Endocrinology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Physician / Researcher Bio

Dr. Forghani is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She comleted her fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University and she served her internship and residency at Children's Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, California where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Forghani received her medical degree from the University of California at Davis. Her areas of research interest include estrogen replacement therapy in adolescents with ovarian failure and Hypothyroxinemia and Prematurity. Dr. Forghani is fluent in Farsi and Spanish.


Education

  • Medical School
    University of California at Davis
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, CA
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Published Works

Forghani N, Wilson, D. “Endocrine Emergencies” in A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine, edited by NE Wang, J Shandro, A Sohoni and B Fassl, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, June 2011.

Forghani N, et al., Two new unrelated cases of hereditary 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-resistant rickets with alopecia resulting from the same novel nonsense mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. April 2010.

Lectures and Presentations

  • “Type II Diabetes”

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