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Maryam Gholizadeh, MD



Pediatric Surgery

Board Certified:
General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery


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

CHOC Children's Specialists - Pediatric Surgery
505 S. Main St.
Suite 225
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-364-4050
fax: 714-364-4051
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CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
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CHOC Children's Health Center - Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza
Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Physician Bio

A recognized expert in her field, Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh specializes in all areas of pediatric and neonatal surgery. Dedicated to clinical excellence, her clinical interests include pediatric oncology, thoracic surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Gholizadeh is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery.

As a respected physician leader, Dr. Gholizadeh brings extensive experience and expertise to her role as chair of the department of surgery at CHOC Children’s, a position she has held for multiple years. She is an active member of American College of Surgeons, American Pediatric Surgical association and American Academy of Pediatrics. She has also been the recipient of physicians of excellence award in Orange County.

Dr. Gholizadeh attended medical school at George Washington University, Washington D.C. She completed her internship and residency training at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Gholizadeh served her fellowshiip at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. She then completed fellowship in pediatric surgical oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York.

Administrative Appointments

  • Chair, Department of Surgery, CHOC Children's
  • Pediatric Surgery, CHOC Children's Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
    UC Irvine


  • Medical School
    George Washington University
  • General Surgery Residency
    Eastern Virginia Medical Center
  • Pediatric Surgery Fellowship
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    Orange County Medical Association


  • Medical Staff Performance Committee
    CHOC Children's
  • Medical Staff Executive Committee
    CHOC Children's
  • Credentialing Committee
    CHOC Children's

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UC Irvine

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