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Appendicitis is a painful swelling and infection of the appendix. It is a medical emergency. CHOC's pediatric surgeons are ready 24 hours a day.
Read about epilepsy in children along with diagnosis methods and different types of seizures. Learn about the different treatment options we offer at CHOC.
If you’re one of those moms or dads, you may be wondering if you gave your kid all the pearls of parental wisdom he or she needs to survive life out there on their own.
When temperatures heat up, the risk of children becoming dehydrated intensifies. “Dehydration occurs when an athlete has less body fluid than they need,” says Dr. Chris Koutures.
Dr. Anthony Chang is a board certified pediatric cardiologist who treats kids with heart problems at CHOC Hospital in Orange.
We know children are still growing. We have the pediatric orthopedic specialists to treat their needs, including scoliosis, hip problems and muscle disease.
A sprain is a stretch or tear in a ligament, the bands of fibrous tissue that connect our bones at the joints. A strain is also a stretch or tear, but it affects the muscle itself or a tendon.
While chemotherapy and radiation are both treatments used to treat cancer, they differ in the way they work.
When concussion symptoms remain for more than a month, CHOC rehabilitation team is ready to get kids and teens back to their previous lifestyle.
CHOC is a leading-edge research institute committed to the advancement of science and innovative pediatric medical care. Our research institute center includes clinical trials in Orange County.
Caring for a patient after surgery is serious business, regardless of the type of procedure. It is important to follow all of the instructions provided by the patient’s healthcare team.
Our network of pediatricians includes more than 20 offices that offer well-checks, immunizations, sick visits, sports physicals and more.
CHOC offers inpatient and outpatient services and programs in more than 30 specialty areas, including four centers of excellence and institutes.
Dr. Sharief Taraman is board-certified in neurology with special qualifications in child neurology. He is director of the neurology concussion clinic.
When spine surgery is necessary to treat scoliosis, we offer the latest methods such as growing rods and spinal fusion in a setting just for kids and teens.
Dr. Kornswiet is board certified in pediatrics and is a member of the CHOC Primary Care Network who treats kids and teens in Orange County.
Dr. Eric Lee is an orthopaedic surgeon who sees children and teens at CHOC Hospital in Orange.
The Rehabilitation Services Department at CHOC provides orthopaedic and sports-related physical therapy for children and young adults.
Learn about symptoms, treatment options and tips for managing your child's OCD from CHOC mental health experts.
While there’s no research specifically looking at teens and holiday stress, there is some evidence that teens may be more susceptible to stress in general.
Scoliosis is the most common deformity of the spine, affecting one in 40 people, or about 7 million in the U.S. It’s even tested for in California schools.
Grammy Award Winner Alicia Keys Joined Orange County Community in Raising $5.1 Million at CHOC Cherishes Children Gala
A performance by Alicia Keys and a surprise $1 million gift highlighted the CHOC Cherishes Children Gala, benefiting Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Klein was admitted to the emergency room at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. She underwent a harrowing procedure that not only helped her return to water polo but become an advocate for physicals for high school athletes.
Many illnesses that are easily spread peak in the fall and winter months, and this is particularly true among kids as they settle into school routines among their equally germ-prone peers.
Aortic stenosis may be present in varying degrees, graded according to how much obstruction to blood flow is present. A child with severe aortic stenosis will be quite ill.