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Amit Soni, MD

Dr. Soni has staff privileges at CHOC Orange

Locations:
Orange, CA
Orange, CA

Specialty:
Hematology

Research Focus:
Bleeding disorders, teens with hemophilia

Language:
Hindi

Published Works:

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8459
fax: (714) 509-8771
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St Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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Web Site:
http://www.choc.org/specialists


Administrative Appointments

  • Hematology, CHOC Children's Specialists
  • Director, Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Fellowship Program, CHOC Children's

Physician / Researcher Bio

Dr. Soni recently joined the CHOC Children's Specialists Division of Hematology. Amit Soni, M.D. is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology. Dr. Soni completed medical school at Saint George's University in Grenada, West Indies. His residency training was completed at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and fellowship training was completed at Children's Hospital of Orange County. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Soni worked as a hemostasis/thrombosis clinical research fellow at Children's Hospital of Orange County and earned additional certification in a UCI graduate program in clinical trials and product development. In addition to his clinical duties with CHOC Children's Specialists, he will continue his research studies. Dr. Soni has special interest in Hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. He was recently awarded the distinguished, international Bayer Hemophilia Clinical Training Award. Dr. Soni is available to see patients at CHOC Children's Hospital of Orange County.




Education

  • Medical School
    Saint George's University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Pediatrics Residency
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
    Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    Orange County Medical Association

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Hematology
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology
  • Hemophilia and Thrombosis Research Society
  • National Hemophilia Foundation
  • American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Research

As part of his interests in bleeding disorders, Dr. Soni is dedicated to finding innovative ways to connect with teen patients with hemophilia. To this end, Dr. Soni has worked with a grant and special strategic communications training from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to create interactive media aimed at connecting with teens with hemophilia. The goal is to provide the teens with content and information about their disorder so that they may take control of their health and be armed with the knowledge they need as they transition into adulthood.




Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Haemostasis and Thrombosis
  • Haemophilia

Published Works

Chira P, Nugent L, Miller K, Park T, Donahue S, Soni A, Nugent D, Sandborg C. Living Profiles: Design of a health media platform for teens with special healthcare needs. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 2010; 43: S9-S12.

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