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Behnoosh Afghani, MD

Dr. Afghani has staff privileges at CHOC Orange

Hospitalist - Pediatrics

CHOC Children's Specialists
1201 W. La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-8826
fax: (714) 509-4169
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101 The City Dr
ZOT 4482
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 456-5726
fax: (714) 456-7182
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Physician Bio

Behnoosh Afghani, M.D. is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. She received her medical degree from the University of Southern California, followed by residency training in pediatrics at University of California Irvine. Dr. Afghani completed fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at the University of California Irvine/Miller Children's Hospital. Dr. Afghani is a Clinical Professor in Pediatrics at the UC Irvine School of Medicine and a member of the Hospitalist Division. She is the Founder and Director of the Center for Future Health Professionals at UC Irvine.

Administrative Appointments

  • Hospitalist, CHOC Children's Specialists
  • Director, Pediatric Hospitalist and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, CHOC Children's
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Ward, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor, Pediatrics
    University of California, Irvine School of Medicine


  • Medical School
    University of Southern California
  • Residency
    University of California, Irvine
  • Fellowship
    University of California, Irvine Miller Children’s Hospital of Long Beach

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
    American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    OCMA, Multiple years

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • Infectious Disease Society America
  • Western Society Pediatric Research
  • International Union Against Tuberculosis

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UC Irvine

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