Dr. Anthony Cherin, Pediatric Critical Care
Dr. Anthony Cherin is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care and provides the full range of tertiary-level critical care procedures. He is on staff at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange and CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital. He has published chapters on pleural effusions and research on therapeutic hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic central nervous system injury. His special interests include resuscitation, procedural sedation and palliative care.
Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Cherin received his medical degree from the Ohio State University School of Medicine. He served his internship and residency training in pediatrics at CHOC Children’s and completed his fellowship in pediatric critical care at Harbor-UCLA in Torrance.
Dr. Cherin is conversant in basic medical Spanish and has been consistently recognized as one of Orange County’s “Top Doctors.” He was the director of the sedation team that was awarded the Patient- and Family-Centered Care Award.
Resuscitation, procedural sedation, palliative care
Improving critical care outcomes in pediatric patients
CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
- Critical Care, CHOC Children’s Specialists
- PICU Liaison for Trauma Committee and Pediatric Advanced Care Team, CHOC Children’s
- Assistant Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Medical Center
- Medical School
Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
- Intern and Residency
Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California
Along with his colleagues, Dr. Cherin is involved in a number of studies aimed at improving critical care outcomes in pediatric patients. Among those studies, he is coinvestigator in a study investigating the protocol for optimum sedation for children intubated for respiratory failure. His past and current research findings have been published in journals including Critical Care Medicine and Neurological Research.
Honors and Awards
- OCMA Physician of Excellence, 2010-2015
- Sedation Team won Family Center Care Award
Marianne Cinat M.D. Memorial Heroes with Heart Award, 2016
- Pleural Effusions; chapter, The Care of the Hospitalized Pediatric Patient (pending publication)
- Administration of allopurinol and hypoxanthine improves recoveryof adenine nucleotides after cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in rabbits. Critical Care Medicine: 30; A24, 2002.
- The effect of hypothermic and normothermic hypoxia-ischemia on brain hypoxanthine phosphoribosyl transferase activity. Neurological Research: 28; 831, 2006.
- Office: 714-509-8620
- Specialty: Critical Care
- Board Certified: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, General Pediatrics
- On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital