Dr. Gary Goodman, PICU Medical Director, CHOC at Mission Hospital

Dr. Gary Goodman, PICU Medical Director, CHOC at Mission Hospital

  • Gary Goodman MD
  • Office: 714-509-8620
  • Specialty: Critical Care
  • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care

Dr. Gary Goodman is the medical director of the pediatric intensive care unit at CHOC at Mission Hospital. Dr. Goodman is board certified in pediatric critical care with expertise in the treatment of shock, RSV and traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Goodman is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care. Prior to joining CHOC, Dr. Goodman attended medical school at at the University of California, Irvine. He served his internship, residency and chief residency training in pediatrics at UC Davis in Sacramento, California. He conducted a fellowship in pediatric critical care and pediatric pulmonary medicine followed by a research fellow at CHOC. Dr. Goodman was voted as one of Orange County’s Top Doctors.

Gary Goodman MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC Mission Hospital.


CHOC Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868

CHOC at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663


  • Medical School
    University of California, Irvine
  • Pediatrics Residency
    University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California
  • Pediatric Critical Care/Pulmonology Fellowship
    CHOC Hospital, Orange, California

Administrative Appointments

  • Board of Directors, CHOC Foundation for Children

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
    UCLA School of Medicine

Honors and Awards

  • Named a 2008 “Hospital Hero” by Hospital Association of Southern California
  • Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence 2011-2012

Professional Organizations

  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics


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