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Gira S Morchi, MD

(714) 509-3939


Board Certified:
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics

Dr. Morchi is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital & CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital

CHOC Children's Specialists - Cardiology
505 S Main St
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-3939
fax: (714) 509-3949
map & directions

Children's Hospital of Orange County
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Orange, CA 92868-3874
phone: (714) 509-3939
fax: (714) 509-3949
map & directions

CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
map & directions

Physician Bio

An expert in her field, Dr. Gira Morchi is an Interventional pediatric cardiologist who specializes in pediatric angioplasty. Dr. Morchi is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Morchi attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. She completed her residency training in pediatrics at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island and conducted her fellowship program in pediatric cardiology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center/The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado. During her fellowship training, Dr. Morchi participated in the Tenwek Hospital Cardiac Screening Program in East Africa and served on a clinical rotation in Bangalore, India at the Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute.

Administrative Appointments

  • Cardiology, CHOC Children's Specialists


  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center/The Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado
  • Clinical Rotation
    Narayana Hrudayalaya Institute, Bangalore, India
  • Clinical Research Training Program
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado
  • Cardiologist for Tenwek Hospital
    Tenwek Hospital Cardiac Screening Program, Bomet, Kenya
  • Pediatric Residency
    Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Medical School
    Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Published Works

Morchi GS, Wolfe RR, Kay JD. Antiphospholipid syndrome leading to myocardial infarction in a Fontan patient 17 years after Norwood palliation. Congenit Heart Dis. 2009 Jan;4(1):54-8.

Lectures and Presentations

  • Emergencies in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Neonatal Emergencies
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Cyanotic heart disease
  • Shunt lesions
  • Pediatric vascular anomalies
  • Pediatric coronary artery anomalies
  • "Chest pain and Syncope"
  • Electrocardiograms

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