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Bassam S Younes, MD

Dr. Younes has staff privileges at CHOC & CHOC at Mission

Location:
Orange, CA

Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Research Focus:
Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowl disease, anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis

Office and Contact Information

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-4099
fax: (714) 509-4299
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Web Site:
http://www.choc.org/specialists


Administrative Appointments

  • Gastroenterology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Physician / Researcher Bio

Dedicated to treating and researching all gastrointestinal disorders, Dr Younes is involved in numerous research projects. He serves as coinvestigator in several multi-center studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of new drug treatments for pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease. He is involved with a study evaluating inter acid treatment for inflammatory bowel disease and CHOC’s research on anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Younes is pursuing further research on the treatment of pediatric liver disease.

Dr. Younes is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Younes attended medical school at Semmelweis University School of Medicine in Budapest, Hungary. He received his residency training at Semmelweis University School of Medicine and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Younes conducted his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology-hepatology and nutrition at UCLA.


Education

  • Medical School
    Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
  • Internship
    Apathy Memorial Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
  • Residency
    Semmelweis University School of Medicine - Pediatrics
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - Pediatrics
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - Pediatric Chief Resident
  • Fellowship
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition
    UCLA Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

Board Certifications

  • California Board Certified Physician

Honors and Awards

  • Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence 2012

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition

Research

Dr. Younes is dedicated to treating and researching all gastrointestinal disorders. Among his current projects, Dr. Younes is currently coinvestigator in several multi-center studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of new drug treatments for pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease. He is also involved with a study evaluating inter acid treatment for inflammatory bowl disease and CHOC’s research on anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. In the future, he is very interested in doing further research on the treatment of pediatric liver disease.


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....

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