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Bassam S Younes, MD

Dr. Younes has staff privileges at CHOC Orange & CHOC Mission

Locations

Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Research Focus:
Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowl disease, anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis

Physician / Researcher Bio

Dedicated to treating and researching all gastrointestinal disorders, Dr Younes is involved in numerous research projects. He serves as coinvestigator in several multi-center studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of new drug treatments for pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease. He is involved with a study evaluating inter acid treatment for inflammatory bowel disease and CHOC’s research on anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Younes is pursuing further research on the treatment of pediatric liver disease.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Younes is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Younes attended medical school at Semmelweis University School of Medicine in Budapest, Hungary. He received his residency training at Semmelweis University School of Medicine and Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Younes conducted his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology-hepatology and nutrition at UCLA.




Administrative Appointments

  • Gastroenterology, CHOC Children's Specialists

Education

  • Medical School
    Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
  • Internship
    Apathy Memorial Hospital, Budapest, Hungary
  • Residency
    Semmelweis University School of Medicine - Pediatrics
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - Pediatrics
    Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York - Pediatric Chief Resident
  • Fellowship
    Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition
    UCLA Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA

Research

Dr. Younes is dedicated to treating and researching all gastrointestinal disorders. Among his current projects, Dr. Younes is currently coinvestigator in several multi-center studies evaluating the efficacy and safety of new drug treatments for pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease. He is also involved with a study evaluating inter acid treatment for inflammatory bowl disease and CHOC’s research on anti-Interleukin 5 therapy for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis. In the future, he is very interested in doing further research on the treatment of pediatric liver disease.




Board Certifications

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

Honors and Awards

  • Orange County Medical Association’s Physicians of Excellence 2012

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology & Nutrition


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1201 W La Veta
Orange, CA 92868
phone: (714) 509-4099
fax: (714) 509-4299
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27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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500 Superior Ave.
Suite 140
Newport Beach, CA 92663
phone: (949) 631-3603
fax: (877) 484-4017
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