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DR. MICHAEL CATER TO APPEAR ON SELECT PBS STATIONS THIS MONTH
September 11, 2012

CHOC Children's pediatrician Michael Cater, MD, will appear on multiple PBS and network affiliates as an expert on the highly rated award-winning healthcare television program “American Health Journal”.  He will discuss the topic of pediatric hives and rashes on the following stations and at the following dates/times:


• KTVK-TV Channel 3 (Phoenix, AZ) on Saturday, September 15th at 6:30 a.m.
• KPSP-TV Channel 2 (Palm Springs, CA) on Saturday, September 15th at 3:30 p.m.
• KPSP-TV Channel 2 (Palm Springs, CA) on Sunday, September 16th at 5:30 a.m.
• KUTV-TV Channel 2 (Salt Lake City, UT) on Sunday, September 16th at 7:30 a.m.
 
Dr. Cater attended medical school at Loma Linda University. He completed his internship and his residency training at the University of California, Irvine. He is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics.  Dr. Cater is affiliated with the Orange County Medical Association, California Medical Association and the American Board of Pediatrics.
 
The recipient of more than 90 national and international awards, including 15 Telly Awards, American Health Journal airs on PBS and other national network affiliates that reach more than 30 million households. Each 30-minute episode features six segments with a diverse range of medical specialists discussing a full spectrum of health topics. For more information, visit www.discoverhealth.tv
 

Named one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015) and a 2013 Leapfrog Top Hospital for the highest quality of care, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's) is exclusively committed to the health and well-being of children through clinical expertise, advocacy, outreach, education and research that brings advanced treatment to pediatric patients. Affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, CHOC’s regional health care network includes two state-of-the-art hospitals in Orange and Mission Viejo, many primary and specialty care clinics, a pediatric residency program, and four clinical centers of excellence - the CHOC Children’s Heart, Neuroscience, Orthopaedic and Hyundai Cancer Institutes..

CHOC earned the Gold Level CAPE Award from the California Council of Excellence, the only children’s hospital in California to ever earn this distinction, and was awarded Magnet designation, the highest honor bestowed to hospitals for nursing excellence.  Recognized for extraordinary commitment to high-quality critical care standards, CHOC’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) is the first in the United States to earn the Beacon Award for Pediatric Critical Care Excellence.

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Media Contact:
Denise Almazan, Director of Public Relations
phone: (714) 509-8680
email: pr@chocchildrens.org

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