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Dr. James Pierog to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, May 2nd at 12:30 p.m.
May 01, 2013
Dr. Troy Reyna to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, April 25th and Friday, April 26th at 12:30 p.m.
April 24, 2013
CHOC Children's NICU at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange Opens
February 19, 2013
Orange County's littlest patients will receive big care just steps away from their mothers in a new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
Dr. James Pierog to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, February 14th at 12:30 p.m.
February 13, 2013
Dr. Gira Morchi to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, February 7th at 12:30 p.m.
January 25, 2013
Dr. Gupreet Ahuja to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, January 24th at 12:30 p.m.
January 16, 2013
CHOC Children's otolaryngologist Gurpreet Ahuja, MD, will appear as an expert on the highly rated award-winning healthcare television program American Health Journal on PBS SoCal TV on Thursday, January 24th at 12:30 p.m. He will discuss the topic of tonsils and adenoids.
Dr. Geetha Puthenveetil to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, December 27th at 12:30 p.m.
December 19, 2012
Dr. Anjan Batra to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, December 13th at 12:30 p.m.
December 11, 2012
CHOC Children's Clinical Lab Passes State Survey
December 03, 2012
CHOC Children’s is pleased to announce that its state-of-the-art clinical laboratory successfully passed the State of California survey for Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendments (CLIA) certification and licensure.
Dr. Nguyen Pham to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, December 6th at 12:30 p.m.
November 13, 2012
Dr. Richard Gates Appointed Surgeon-in-Chief for CHOC Children’s
October 15, 2012
CHOC Children’s announces the appointment of Richard Gates, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.S., to the position of surgeon-in-chief. Given the opening of Orange County’s first dedicated pediatric inpatient surgical facility, the Robert L. Tidwell Surgical Center, in CHOC’s new patient care tower in Spring 2013, Dr. Gates will play a critical part in helping CHOC lead the nation in innovation, quality and patient safety
Dr. Michael Cater to Appear on Select PBS stations this Month
September 11, 2012
Dr. Michael Muhonen to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, September 27th at 12:30 PM
September 10, 2012
CHOC Children’s Pediatrician Mark Colon, M.D., Honored with 2012 Circle of Care Award
August 27, 2012
CHOC Children’s pediatrician Mark Colon, M.D., was named a 2012 Circle of Care Award winner by CalOptima. The award recognizes health care professionals, medical groups and providers who have gone above and beyond to serve Orange County’s most vulnerable residents.
Melina Rodriguez, Occupational Therapist, to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, August 30th at 12:30 PM
August 20, 2012
New Study to Explore Efficacy of Narcotics in Managing Kids’ Pain
August 15, 2012
Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s is First to Utilize Illumina’s RapidTrack Whole Genome Sequencing Service For Cancer Study
August 13, 2012
As part of a pilot study designed to advance personalized treatment for children and teens battling recurrent cancer, the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s is the first organization to utilize Illumina’s RapidTrack Whole Genome Sequencing (RapidTrack WGS) service for cancer samples.
Dr. Cindy Kim to Appear on American Health Journal on Thursday, August 23rd at Noon
August 13, 2012
CHOC Cardiologist to Appear on American Health Journal
August 06, 2012
CHOC Children’s cardiologist Pierangelo Renella, M.D., will appear on multiple PBS and network affiliates as an expert on the highly rated award-winning healthcare television program "American Health Journal."
CHOC Children’s Ranked Among Nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals
June 05, 2012
CHOC Children’s has been ranked as one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Specifically,CHOC ranked in the following specialties: Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; and Urology.
CHOC Children’s Research Project Awarded $5.5 Million Grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
May 29, 2012
A CHOC Children’s research project, under the direction of Philip H. Schwartz, Ph.D., senior scientist at the CHOC Children’s Research Institute and managing director of the facility’s National Human Neural Stem Cell Resource, has been awarded a $5.5 million grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). The grant will be used to develop a stem cell- based therapy for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS I).
CHOC Children’s Orthopedic Surgeon, Samuel Rosenfeld, M.D., Is First on West Coast to Perform Limb Lengthening with PRECICE™ Remote Control Device
May 02, 2012
Dr. Samuel Rosenfeld is the first on the West Coast to perform limb lengthening with revolutionary new device.
CHOC Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program Earns National Recognition as Level 4 Center
April 09, 2012
The CHOC Children’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Program recently achieved recognition by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center.
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.
CHOC Children's Pediatrician-in-Chief Appointed to Emergency Medical Care Committee
December 20, 2011
CHOC Children's Pediatrician-in-Chief Nick Anas, M.D., was recently appointed to serve on the Emergency Medical Care Committee for Orange County Emergency Medical Services (EMS). The committee advises the Orange County Board of Supervisors and EMS on all matters related to emergency medical care in the county. Dr. Anas was appointed by Supervisor Bill Campbell for a two-year term.
CHOC Children's is One of Only 10 Children's Hospitals in the Nation - and Only Two in the State - Named "2011 Leapfrog Top Hospital"
December 08, 2011
CHOC is one of only 10 children's hospitals in the nation named to the "Leapfrog 2011 Top Hospitals" list.
Dr. Anthony Chang and Dr. Ronald Bronicki published in Critical Care Medicine Journal: "Management of the postoperative pediatric cardiac surgical patient"
August 16, 2011
Published in the Critical Care Medicine Journal: August 2011 – Volume 39 – Issue 8 – pp 1974-1984
Dr. David Buchbinder featured in KABC news (VIDEO)
August 02, 2011
Dr. David Buchbinder featured in KABC news story regarding bone marrow need for baby’s rare autoimmune disease
Leonard Sender, M.D., Medical Director of CHOC Children's Cancer Institute, Helps Launch Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology
March 17, 2011
Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of the CHOC Children's Cancer Institute, is adding the role of Editor-in-Chief of a new journal to his Curriculum Vitae. The Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology will launch in April 2011.
More than 60 CHOC Children’s Doctors Named “Physicians of Excellence”
January 04, 2011
More than 60 CHOC Children’s physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are featured as "Physicians of Excellence" in the January 2011 issue of Orange Coast magazine. The "Physicians of Excellence" program was developed by the Orange County Medical Association, one of the largest medical societies in the United States. The annual program honors the region's outstanding physicians for their dedication to the medical profession and their service to the community.
More than 50 CHOC Children's Doctors Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 04, 2010
The Orange County Medical Association names more than 50 CHOC doctors "Physicians of Excellence."
CHOC is One of Only Eight Children's Hospitals in the Nation Named a 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospital
December 03, 2009
CHOC is named a 2009 Leapfrog Top Hospital - an elite recognition honoring high standards of patient safety and quality of care.
CHOC Surgeon Named 2009 Person of Honor
October 28, 2009
Dr. John German, CHOC surgeon, is named "Person of Honor" by the Orange County Ronald McDonald House.
The 45 Facts You May NOT Know about CHOC Children's
October 01, 2009
In honor of CHOC's 45th anniversary, here's a list of 45 facts Orange County residents may not know about their children's hospital and can take great pride in learning.
CHOC Announces New Physician Leadership
April 14, 2009
CHOC Children's is pleased to announce new physician appointments, which are intended to strengthen the delivery of the healthcare system's tertiary/quaternary pediatric care and to help fulfill the vision of the recent formal affiliation between CHOC and UC Irvine.
Yale Anesthesiologist Brings NIH Pain Studies to CHOC Children's
January 02, 2009
Collaboration between CHOC Children's and UC Irvine has brought a Yale anesthesiologist and two National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies to Orange County. Zeev Kain, M.D., is a recognized international expert in the clinical management of surgery-related anxiety and pain in children undergoing invasive medical procedures.
CHOC and UCI to Create World-Class Center for Children's Health
November 21, 2008
Children's Hospital of Orange County, UC Irvine Healthcare and UC Irvine School of Medicine will form a strategic affiliation to better serve children and families.
Dr. Gary Goodman Named a 2008 "Hospital Hero" by Hospital Association of Southern California
November 10, 2008
CHOC Children's is pleased to announce that Dr. Gary Goodman, medical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital, was recently named a 2008 Hospital Hero by the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC).
CHOC Docs Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 03, 2008
Congratulations to the CHOC physicians featured as "Physicians of Excellence" in the January issue of Orange Coast Magazine. The annual program, developed by the magazine and the Orange County Medical Association, honors the region's outstanding physicians for their dedication to the profession and for their service to the community.
CHOC Physician Stanley Galant Named 2007 "Hospital Hero"
December 07, 2007
Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) is pleased to announce that Dr. Stanley Galant was recently named a 2007 Hospital Hero by the Hospital Association of Southern California.
CHOC Physician Dr. Stanley Galant named a 2007 Hospital Hero by the Hospital Association of Southern California
November 12, 2007
Dr. Galant has been the driving force behind bringing the first Breathmobile® to Orange County. Since he achieved that vision, more than 6,000 children have been seen and more than 2,000 have been treated for asthma.
CHOC is One of Only Eight Children's Hospitals Named to the "Leapfrog 2007 Top Hospitals" List
September 25, 2007
Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) is one of 41 hospitals - and one of only eight children's hospitals across the nation- named to the "Leapfrog 2007 Top Hospitals" list, based on results from the Leapfrog Hospital Quality and Safety Survey, a national rating system that provides an up-to-the-minute assessment of a hospital's quality and safety.
CHOC Receives Another Top Score in Quality and Safety Practices From The Leapfrog Group
July 25, 2007
Hoag Hospital Partners with CHOC to Enhance Pediatric Care in Coastal Orange County
January 12, 2007
More than 35 CHOC Docs are Named Physicians of Excellence
January 03, 2007
More than 35 Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) physicians, including specialists and pediatricians, are featured as "Physicians of Excellence" in the January 2007 issue of Orange Coast magazine.
Children's Hospital of Orange County named to Leapfrog's Top Hospitals 2006 List
October 20, 2006
CHOC Appoints Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
October 03, 2006
Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) announces the appointment of Debra Mathias to the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO).
More than 40 CHOC Physicians Named "Physicians of Excellence"
January 19, 2006