Dr. Christine S. Kurlawalla-Martinez, Neonatology

Dr. Kurlawalla-Martinez has specialized training in neonatology. She is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine. She attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at King-Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles and completed her fellowship training in neonataology at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA. Dr. Kurlawalla-Martinez is available to see patients at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and CHOC at Mission. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Clinical Interests

Include surgical emergencies in the neonate, congenital neoplasms and cranio-facial abnormalities.

Locations

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

CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd. 5th Floor
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Western Medical Center
1001 N. Tustin Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Pomona Valley Hospital
1798 N. Garey Ave.
Newport Beach, CA 91767

Academic Appointments

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

Administrative Appointments

  • Neonatology, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Education

  • Fellowship
    fellowship training in neonataology at Mattel Children’s Hospital at UCLA.
  • Medical School
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine
  • Residency
    pediatric residency at King-Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles

Lectures and Presentations

Abnormal morphogenesis and genetic disorders

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Inborn errors of metabolism

Metabolic & syndromic bone diseases

Necrotizing enterocolitis

Neonatal Dermatology

Periventricular-Intraventricular hemorrhage

Retinopathy of prematurity

Our neonatologists commonly treat the following conditions in newborns and babies:

  • Christine S Kurlawalla-Martinez MD
    • Office: 714-509-4373
    • Specialty: Neonatology
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

Long Live Childhood

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