Dr. Linda E. Muhonen, Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric cardiologist, Dr. Linda Muhonen, provides care for the full spectrum of related conditions with special emphasis in preventive cardiology. Additionally, she directs the Children’s Cholesterol Clinic located at Children’s Hospital of Orange County and CHOC at Mission in Mission Viejo. Dr. Muhonen is board certified in pediatric cardiology.

She served her fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. She completed her internship and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Muhonen received her medical training at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa.

Locations

CHOC Children’s Specialists – Cardiology
505 S Main St
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-3939
fax: (714) 509-3949

CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic – Lipid Clinic Appointments Only
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329

CHOC Children’s Health Center – Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza
Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Administrative Appointments

  • Cardiology, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Education

  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Senior Pediatric Residency
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Pediatric Residency
    Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, California
  • Medical School
    Oral Roberts School of Medicine, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association

Our cardiologists commonly treat: 

  • Congenital heart defects
  • Chest pain
  • Heart murmur
  • Family history of heart disease
  • Hypertension, obesity and lipid management
  • Syncope and palpitations
  • Sports cardiology
  • Cardiac genetics
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic lung disease

Published Works

Harbison, Anna Lonyai, Muhonen, Linda, Asymptomatic 5-year-old Child With Hypothyroidism and Concurrent Severe Hypercholesterolemia. Journal of Clinical Lipidology, Vol 4, Issue 5:444-445, September 2010.

  • Linda E Muhonen MD
    • Appointments:
      888-770-2462
    • Office: 714-509-3939
    • Specialty: Cardiology
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital

Health Topics

Sister and brother running and holding hands at the beach

Kids and Healthy Hearts

People who don't have heart problems as kids may develop them as adults. One risk factor is obesity. Physical activity is an easy way to get healthy hearts.