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Neda Zadeh, MD




Board Certified:
Clinical and Biochemical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics


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

CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-288-3500
fax: 714-288-3510
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Genetics Center
211 S Main St
Orange, CA 92868
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Physician Bio

At the forefront of genetics and genomics research and well-versed in the latest treatments, Dr. Zadeh is dedicated in caring for patients with developmental disabilities, genetic disorders and birth defects. She has a strong interest in skeletal dysplasias, muscular dystrophies, craniofacial disorders, cystic fibrosis and genetics of autism. Dr. Zadeh has coauthored many abstracts, presentations, book chapters and journal articles.

With more than 15 years of experience, Dr. Zadeh is a medical geneticist in the division of medical genetics at CHOC Children’s and the associate director of the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at Genetics Center. She specializes in the diagnosis and management of genetic syndromes and birth defects. Dr. Zadeh joined the medical staff at CHOC Children’s after completing her internship and residency training in pediatrics at CHOC Children’s. She served a fellowship in clinical genetics at Stanford University and a fellowship in clinical molecular genetics at UCLA. Dr. Zadeh received her medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Zadeh is board certified in clinical genetics, clinical molecular genetics and in pediatrics. She is a fellow of the American College of Medical Genetics and of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and a member of the Western Society for Pediatric Research.

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Genetics Center


  • Medical School
    University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles
  • Internship and Residency - Pediatric
    CHOC Children's, Orange, California
  • Fellowship - Clinical Genetics
    Stanford University, Stanford, California
  • Fellowship - Clinical Molecular Genetics
    University of California, Los Angeles

Board Certifications

  • Clinical and Biochemical Genetics
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics
  • Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Medical Genetics
  • American Medical Association

Published Works

Zadeh N, Getzug T, Grody WW. 2011. Diagnosis and Management of Familial Mediterranean Fever: integrating medical genetics in a dedicated interdisciplinary clinic. Genetics in Medicine 13(3):263-269.

Owen C, Raudys K, Zadeh N and Muhonen M. Bilateral arachnoid cysts and hydrocephalus in a famliy with Axenfeld-Reiger syndrome.

Zadeh N, Bernstein J, Niemi AK, Dugan S, Kwan A, Liang D, Hyland Jc, Hoyme HE, Hudgins L and Manning MA. 2011. Ectopia Lentis as the Presenting and PRimary Feature in MArfan Syndrome. American Journal of MEdical GEnetics 155A(11):2661-2668.

Zadeh N, Hudgins L. 2009. The Genetic Approach to Hypotonia in the Neonate. NeoReviews. 10;e600-e607.

Zadeh N, Bernstein JA. Alstrom Syndrome. Pediatrics in Review: Index of Suspicion. 4/2010.

Zadeh N, Hudgins L, Norton ME. 2011 Nuchal Translucency Measurment in Fetuses with Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Prenatal Diagnosis. 31(4):323-30.

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