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.

Locations

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

CHOC Children’s Newport Beach Endocrine and Diabetes Center
520 Superior Ave.
Suite 160
Newport Beach, CA 92663
phone: 949-631-2062
fax: 877-390-6590

Education

  • 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

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
    University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

Administrative Appointments

  • Endocrinology, CHOC Children’s Specialists
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Diabetes Program at the
    Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center

Lectures and Presentations

  • Type II Diabetes

Publications

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.

  • Nikta Forghani MD
    • Appointments:
      888-770-2462
    • Office: 714-509-8634
    • Specialty: Endocrinology
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
    • Additional Languages: Farsi, Spanish
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital

Videos

boy height being measured

Growth and Growth Disorders in Children Recorded Conference

Growth and Growth Disorders in Children Conference recorded on March 19, 2016 at CHOC Children's Hospital Orange County, CA.