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Our specialists work with patients, their families and the Cancer Institute Tumor Board to make decisions that are the most appropriate for treatment and keep long-term impact as minimal as possible.
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can be a life-changing event. CHOC provides our patients and families with the support and care needed.
CHOC offers a comprehensive Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program that provides expert diagnosis, treatment and symptom management for children of all ages.
Crohn's disease is type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is a chronic condition that may recur at various times over a lifetime.
When people with celiac disease eat foods containing gluten, their immune system responds by damaging the small intestine.
Hirschsprung's disease occurs when some of the nerve cells that are normally present in the intestine do not form properly while a baby is developing during pregnancy.
CHOC offers one of the few programs in the nation that treats children with Batten disease, also known as, neuronal ceroid lipofuscinoses (NCL).
The CHOC Research Institute provides leading-edge research on infectious diseases to advance pediatric care.
CHOC specializes in treating kids with interstitial lung disease. We are a top children’s hospital for pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report.
CHOC offers the only multidisciplinary, comprehensive program for kids with chronic lung disease in the region.
GERD is a chronic digestive disorder that is caused by the abnormal flow of gastric acid from the stomach into the esophagus.
While infection can spread rapidly in a small child, the involvement of a pediatric infectious disease specialist can make all the difference.
CHOC offers specialty clinics for muscular dystrophy and muscle disease, spasticity related to conditions such as cerebral palsy, and spina bifida.
Here’s what you need to know about the mild but highly contagious illness that often lurks in kids’ classrooms.
Legg-Calvé-Perthes is treated with medication, physical therapy, crutches, casts and braces, and sometimes surgery.
There’s no cure for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) but physical therapy, occupational therapy, orthopedic devices and surgery can help.
Kawasaki disease is a form of vasculitis, or blood vessel inflammation, that primarily affects children. While most children completely recover, the main threat from Kawasaki disease comes from its effect on the heart and its blood vessels.
The 3-year training program includes approximately 14 months of clinical training and 20 months of research experience.
The Foundation of Caring Lysosomal Storage Disorder Program at CHOC is a unique treatment program for children with lysosomal storage disorders.
A person with fatty liver disease has fat deposits inside their liver, which keeps their liver from doing a good job of removing toxins from their blood.
Read about how to the liver works in body and learn the signs and symptoms of child liver disease. Find out about treatment options offered at CHOC.
Moyamoya is a rare brain disease caused by a blockage in the artery supplying blood to the brain. Our neurosurgery team has decades of experience treating Moyamoya.
CHOC provides a unique multidisciplinary and comprehensive program for the diagnosis and treatment of children and teens with glycogen storage disorders.
How to refer to pediatric infectious disease, CHOC, Orange County
The human respiratory tract is open to the outside world to let air in and carbon dioxide out, making it an easy point of entry for germs that can potentially cause illness.