Maria L Tupas, MD, FAAP
Office and Contact Information
CHOC Primary Care Clinic
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8361
fax: (714) 509-8376
map & directions
Physician BioDr. Tupas was born and raised in the Philippines where she obtained her medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas, in Manila, the oldest Catholic University in the Far East. She completed a one-year rotating internship at the Makati Medical Center in Metro Manila. She then engaged in general practice for four years while she raised a family. She finished her three-year pediatric residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in Bronx, New York, where she was Assistant Chief Resident during her PL-3 year. After this, she joined the Pediatric Emergency Room attending staff at Lincoln Hospital for one year. She later joined the Children?s Hospital of Orange County and is currently Medical Director of Ambulatory Care Services at CHOC, Pediatric Residency Coordinator for Adolescent Medicine and Medical Director of the CHOC Spina Bifida Clinic.
- Medical School
University of Santo OTomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, Philippines
- Rotating Internship
Makati Medical Center, Manila Philippines
- Pediatrics Residency
Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, Bronx, NY
CHOC Articles & Publications
|Are Your Child's Vaccines Safe? Absolutely
Kid's Health (Archive): Fall 2008
"All childhood vaccines are approved by the Food & Drug Administration and reviewed again by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of...
|CHOC Clinics Provide Comprehensive Care to Orange County Children
Making a Mark: Spring 2008
CHOC?s community clinics provide sick visits and well-child care, including immunizations, to low-income families who would otherwise go without medical care....