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Jamilet Alegria, MD


Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Research Focus:

Dr. Alegria is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

CHOC Children's Hospital
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868
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Pomona Valley Hospital
1798 N. Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91767
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Physician Bio

Dr. Jamilet Alegria attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at CHOC Children’s Hospital where she served as chief resident. She served her fellowship as a pediatric hospitalist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. During that time she was an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics for USC Keck School of Medicine and was heavily involved in medical student education and their inpatient pediatrics curriculum.

Dr. Alegria is currently a pediatric hospitalist both at CHOC Children’s in Orange and at the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Inpatient Pediatrics Unit. She is actively involved in educating the family medicine residents at Pomona Valley Hospital and loves teaching the UCI pediatric residents and medical students when she spends time at CHOC. Dr. Alegria’s interests are in evidence-based practice, medical education, and nutritional components of inpatient pediatric medical care.

Administrative Appointments

  • Hospitalist, CHOC Children's Specialists


  • Medical School
    University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children's Hospital of Orange County

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Academic Pediatric Association


  • “What to do with all those medical students? Attending only services can provide valuable educational experiences.” Seelback, E., Alegria, J., Kind, T., Maniscalco, J. Counsel on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA March 2011 Pediatric Educational Excellence Across the Continuum (PEEAC) Conference, Arlington, VA Sept 2011
    “Periorbital and Pedal Edema: More Than Meets the Eye” - A Clinical Conundrum Alegria, J. Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH July 2012

Published Works

Alegria, J., Wu, S. Immune Deficiencies. AAP Pediatric Hospital Medicine Manual, in press 2011

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