Dr. Daina Dreimane, Pediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Daina Dreimane is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in the treatment of kids and teens with endocrine disorders at CHOC Children’s in Orange County.

Locations

CHOC Children’s Specialists, Endocrinology
1201 W. La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868

CHOC Children’s Health Center, Huntington Beach
19582 Beach Boulevard,
Suite 380
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-509-8634
fax: 855-246-2329

CHOC Children’s Newport Beach Endocrine and Diabetes Center
520 Superior Avenue,
Suite 160
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Phone: 949-631-2062
Fax: 877-390-6590

Education

  • Medical School
    Riga Medical Institute, Latvia
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Texas Tech University Health Science Center, El Paso, TX
  • Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
    UCLA Geffen School of Medicine/UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Los Angeles, CA
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics 
    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Los Angeles, CA

Current Research

  1. TRIALNET, NIH funded type 1 study, in the process of initiating; Co-investigator
  2. Screening for depression in youth with type 1 diabetes; Co-investigator. Funded by Laura Bush Woman’s Health Institute
  3. Genetics and clinical progression of hypophosphatemic rickets with hypercalciuria. Identified and managed a kindred with HHRH. In the process of writing a report on a new mutation in the NPT2 gene (with Clemens Bergwitz, Yale)

Peer Review Bibliography

  1. Alterations in left ventricular, left atrial, and right ventricular structure and function to cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents with type 2 diabetes participating in the TODAY clinical trial. Pediatr Diabetes. 2015 Feb; 16(1):39-47. E-pub 2014 Jan 22; TODAY Study Group. CREDITED
  2. Longitudinal Correlates of Health Risk Behaviors in Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes. Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, PhD1, on behalf of the Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth (TODAY) Study Group∗. J Pediatr. 2015 May; 166 (5):1258-1264. CREDITED
  3. Narsing B, Dreimane D. Case studies in pediatric endocrinology: an interactive learning module. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2016; 12:10456.

Abstracts Peer reviewed

  1. Risk factors associated with hypoglycemia at diabetes camp. Dhoot, R, Parker, T, Dreimane, D, Oral presentation at the Pediatric Society of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas; January 23, 2015.
  2. Effectiveness and patient satisfaction with telemedicine in adolescents with Type 1 diabetes. Davidson A, Dreimane D, Beck N, Moore C. Presented at Pediatric Endocrine Society of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, January 2016. Awarded First Place.
  3. Management of congenital hypothyroidism during the first year of life. Canton, N, Dreimane, D. Presented at Pediatric Endocrine Society of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, February, 2017. Awarded Third Place.
  4. Evaluation of waist circumference: length ratio as a predictor of metabolic profile in newborns of a mother with and without obesity and gestational diabetes. Wang, V, Dreimane, D. Presented at Pediatric Endocrine Society of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, January 2017. Awarded First Place.

Invited Lectures and Oral Presentations

  1. Type 2 Diabetes in Children and youth. Invited lecture to the Endocrine Division at TTUHSC Odessa campus, March 2014

  • Daina Dreimane MD
    • Appointments:
      888-770-2462
    • Office: 714-509-8634
    • Specialty: Endocrinology
    • Board Certified: Pediatric Endocrinology
    • Additional Languages: Latvian, Russian
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital