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David L Gibbs, MD

Dr. Gibbs has staff privileges at CHOC Orange & CHOC Mission

Locations:
Orange, CA
Orange, CA
Mission Viejo, CA

Specialty:
Pediatric Surgery

Language:
Spanish

Office and Contact Information

CHOC Children's Specialists
505 S. Main St.
Suite 225
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 364-4050
fax: (714) 364-4051
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CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
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Mission Viejo Clinic
27800 Medical Center Road
Suite 138
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
phone: (714) 364-4050
fax: (714) 364-4051
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Web Site:
http://www.choc.org/specialists/pediatric-surgery


Administrative Appointments

  • President, Medical Staff, CHOC Children's
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Surgery, CHOC Children's Specialists
  • Medical Director (Interim), Trauma Program, CHOC Children's

Physician Bio

A respected physician leader, Dr. Gibbs serves at the president of the medical staff at CHOC Children’s and is the CHOC Children’s Specialists division chief of pediatric surgery. Dr. Gibbs’ clinical interests include neonatal surgery, perinatal counseling, pediatric laparoscopic surgery and hernia surgery. He is affiliated with the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Orange County Medical Association.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Gibbs is board certified in both pediatric and general surgery. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Gibbs attended medical school at Ohio State University. He completed both his internship and residency in general surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Gibbs completed a fellowship in fetal surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, Fetal Treatment Center, and fellowships in pediatric surgery at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center and the Hospital for Sick Children at the University of Toronto. .

Recognized as an expert in his field, Dr. Gibbs consistently receives the annual Orange County Medical Association Physician of Excellence award. He has received the Marshall Bartlett Research Fellowship and the Medical Staff award at Ohio State University. He is actively involved in patient care advocacy within the community and at the state level. Dr. Gibbs speaks fluent Spanish. Dr. Gibbs believes in caring for each family as he would want his own family treated, and is committed to providing the most leading-edge care possible with the utmost compassion.


Education

  • Fellowship
    University of San Francisco, Fetal Treatment Center
    Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto
  • Residency
    Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
  • Internship
    Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston
  • Medical School
    Ohio State University

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Orange County Medical Association

Video

Seacrest Studios Grand Opening - CHOC Children's Seacrest Studios Grand Opening - CHOC Children's
CHOC was recently joined by Ryan Seacrest, the Ryan Seacreat Foundation, 102.7 KIIS-FM & a host of celebrities to commemorate the opening of Seacrest Studios in our new Bill Holmes Tower. The multime ...
KTLA Tech Report - CHOC: Inside the High Tech Hospital KTLA Tech Report - CHOC: Inside the High Tech Hospital
In this segment from the KTLA Tech Report which first aired on May 1, 2013, KTLA reporter Rich DeMuro talks about the newly connected Bill Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's and what that technology mean ...

CHOC Articles & Publications

When In Doubt, Come Straight To CHOC
Kid's Health (Archive): Fall 2003
Craig and Chrissy Conners have some advice for other parents considering health plan options during open enrollment: First, make sure the plan offers CHOC or CHOC at Mission. ...

News

More than 80 CHOC Children's Doctors Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 03, 2012
More than 80 CHOC Children's physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are named "Physicians of Excellence" by the Orange County Medical Association....

Stories

Camron
Camron receives life-saving surgery after being transferred to the PICU at CHOC at Mission. ...

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