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Christina M Reh, MD




Board Certified:
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

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

CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329
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CHOC Children's Newport Beach Endocrine and Diabetes Center
520 Superior Ave.
Suite 160
Newport Beach, CA 92663
phone: 949-631-2062
fax: 877-390-6590
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Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Physician Bio

A renowned expert in the field of pediatric endocrinology, Dr. Reh’s clinical areas of interest include type 1 diabetes, thyroid disorders and growth disorders. Her areas of research are in c-type natriuretic peptide and skeletal growth, progression of atherosclerosis in adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus and a novel treatment for neonatal severe hyperparathyroidism.

Dr. Reh is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Reh attended medical school at Loma Linda University in California. She performed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and completed her fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at CHOC Children’s.

Administrative Appointments

  • Endocrinology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Academic Appointments

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


  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA
  • Endocrinology Fellowship
    Children's Hospital of Orange County, CA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organizations

  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Endocrine Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association

Published Works

Reh CS, Olney R, Azen C, Prickett T, Espiner E, Geffner M. Plasma CNP Forms and Thyroid Status in Prepubertal Children with Acquired Thyroid Disease. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2011 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2011.04187.x. [Epub ahead of print]

Southern Reh CM, Mittelman SD, Wee C-P, Shah AC, Kaufman FR, Wood JR. A longitudinal assessment of lipids in youth with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes 2011: 12: 365 “371.

Reh CS, Hendy GN, Cole DE, Jeandron DD. Neonatal Hyperparathyroidism with Heterozygous Calcium “ Sensing Receptor (CASR) R185Q Mutation: Clinical Benefit from Cinacalcet. JCEM 2011: 96(4): E707-E712.

Southern Reh CM, Geffner ME. Somatropin in the treatment of growth hormone deficiency and Turner syndrome in pediatric patients: A review. Clin Pharmacol Adv Appl 2010: vol 2: 111-122.

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