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Dr. Behnoosh Afghani, Pediatric Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani is board certified in pediatrics. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Afghani attended medical school at the University of Southern California. She performed her pediatric residency at the University of California, Irvine and conducted her fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at Miller’s Children Hospital of Long Beach. Dr. Afghani was voted as one of “Orange County’s Top Doctors” and was recognized as a “Physician of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Assocation.


CHOC Children’s Hospital
1201 W. La Veta
Orange, CA 92868

UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Dr ZOT 4482
Orange, CA 92868

Academic Appointments

Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

Administrative Appointments

Director, Pediatric Hospitalist and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, CHOC Children’s

Hospitalist, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Medical Director, Pediatric Ward, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center


University of California, Irvine Miller Children’s Hospital of Long Beach

Medical School
University of Southern California

University of California, Irvine

Honors and Awards

Physician of Excellence
OCMA, Multiple years

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Society of Microbiology

Infectious Disease Society America

International Union Against Tuberculosis

Pediatric Infectious Disease Society

Western Society Pediatric Research

  • Behnoosh Afghani MD
    • Appointments:
    • Specialty: Hospitalist – Pediatrics
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital

Long Live Childhood

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