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Jeffrey Ho, DO




Board Certified:
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Pediatrics


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

CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329
map & directions

CHOC Children's Health Center - Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza
Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
map & directions

CHOC Children’s Specialty Center - Newport Beach
500 Superior Ave.
Suite 140
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Physician Bio

An expert in the field of pediatric gastroenterology, Dr. Ho brings special interests in hepatology and eosinophil-associated gastrointestinal disorders along with extensive training and experience in liver transplantation to CHOC Children's. Dr. Jeffrey Ho serves as medical director of endoscopy services at CHOC Children's. During his fellowship at UCLA, Dr. Ho participated in research identifying the prevalence, risk factors and co-morbidities for obesity in pediatric liver transplant recipients. He is working to bring video capsule endoscopy technology to CHOC Children's.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Ho is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. He received his doctor of osteopathy degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California. He completed his pediatric residency training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada, followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at UCLA. Dr. Ho is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

Administrative Appointments

  • Gastroenterology, CHOC Children's Specialists
  • Medical Director, Endoscopy Services

Academic Appointments

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


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellowship
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pediatric Residency
    University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, NV
  • Doctor of Osteopathy
    Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Transplantation
  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Lectures and Presentations

  • Gastric Adenocarcinoma in a 14 Year-Old with History of Giardia and CMV
    NASPGHAN Annual Meeting “ National Harbor, MD
  • Obesity in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients: Identifying Prevalence, Risk Factors and Co-morbidities
    UCLA Pediatric Fellows Science Day
  • Gastric Ulcer due to Helicobacter heilmannii in a Pediatric Patient
    ACG Annual Scientific Meeting “ Las Vegas, NV
  • Imaging and Markers of Inflammation
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference “ Journal Club
  • Hepatoblastoma
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference
  • Esophageal Varices
    Pediatric GI Fellows Case Conference

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