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Behnoosh Afghani, MD


Hospitalist - Pediatrics

Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Disease

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

CHOC Children's Hospital
1201 W. La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
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UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Dr
ZOT 4482
Orange, CA 92868
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Physician Bio

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Afghani attended medical school at the University of Southern California. She performed her pediatric residency at the University of California, Irvine and conducted her fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at Miller’s Children Hospital of Long Beach. Dr. Afghani was voted as one of “Orange County’s Top Doctors” and was recognized as a “Physician of Excellence” by the Orange County Medical Assocation.

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