Pediatric Surgical Associates
1120 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 361-4480
fax: (714) 361-4490
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For more than 35 years, Dr. German has taken a leadership role in shaping pediatric surgery in Orange County. He received his medical training at the University of California, Irvine, and currently serves as an assistant professor. He helped develop neonatal ECMO support and NEC care by developing staging criteria for surgery. Dr. German was an early pioneer in the CHOC Children's ECMO program as well as techniques for minimally invasive surgeries.
As a recognized expert in pediatric surgery, Dr. German has served on multiple committees of national societies, including the American Pediatric Surgery Association. He served on the board of governors for the American College of Surgeons for six years. Additionally, he has been active in the Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, where he has held every position including president.
Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. German is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. German attended medical school at UCI College of Medicine in Irvine, California. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at UCI Medical Center and conducted his fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, California.