Dr. Michael W. Cater, Pediatrics

CHOC Children’s pediatrician Michael Cater, MD, attended medical school at Loma Linda University. He completed his internship and his residency training at the University of California, Irvine. He is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Cater is affiliated with the Orange County Medical Association, California Medical Association and the American Board of Pediatrics.

“For me, medicine is a calling. Being a pediatrician allows me to participate in the lives of children by nurturing their physical health as well as their psychological and spiritual well-being. Guiding children along their path of life is my ultimate goal.” – Dr. Michael Cater


Pediatric & Adult Medicine
18102 Irvine Blvd, Suite 103
Tustin, CA 92780
phone: 714-565-7960
fax: 714-565-7982


  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
  • Pediatrics Residency
    University of California, Irvine, CA
  • Rotating Internship
    Charles Kettering Memorial Hospital, Dayton, OH

  • Michael W Cater MD
    • Appointments:
    • Specialty: Pediatrics
    • Board Certified: Pediatrics
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital


Hives and Rashes: Dr. Cater

In this segment, Dr. Michael Cater, CHOC Children's, explains that there are many reasons for hives & describes the more common rashes that are treated.

Ringworm: Dr. Cater

In this segment, Michael Cater, MD, explains to us exactly what ringworm is. While it is a relatively common condition it should not be taken lightly.

Head Lice: Dr. Cater

Head lice is a small animal that grows on the surface of a child's scalp. In this segment, Michael Cater, MD, explains about the treatment of head lice.

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UC Irvine

CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine