Dr. Nikta Forghani, Pediatric Endocrinology
Dr. Nikta Forghani’s areas of research interest include estrogen replacement therapy in adolescents with ovarian failure and hypothyroxinemia and prematurity. Dr. Forghani is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She completed her fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and she served her internship and residency at Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, California where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Forghani received her medical degree from the University of California at Davis.
CHOC Children’s Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave. Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, CA 92868
CHOC Children’s Newport Beach Endocrine and Diabetes Center
520 Superior Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 92663
- Medical School
University of California at Davis
- Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatrics Residency
Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, CA
- Assistant Clinical Professor
University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine
- Endocrinology, CHOC Children’s Specialists
- Medical Director, Pediatric Diabetes Program at the
Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center
Lectures and Presentations
- Type II Diabetes
Forghani N, Wilson, D. Endocrine Emergencies in A Practical Guide to Pediatric Emergency Medicine, edited by NE Wang, J Shandro, A Sohoni and B Fassl, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, June 2011.
Forghani N, et al., Two new unrelated cases of hereditary 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-resistant rickets with alopecia resulting from the same novel nonsense mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. April 2010.
- Office: 714-509-8634
- Specialty: Endocrinology
- Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
- Additional Languages: Farsi, Spanish
- On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital
Growth and Growth Disorders in Children Conference recorded on March 19, 2016 at CHOC Hospital, Orange County, CA.