Dr. Behnoosh Afghani MD Pediatrician

Dr. Behnoosh Afghani is a pediatrician in Orange, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Orange County and UC Irvine Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Afghani accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 141 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County and one of 14 at UC Irvine Medical Center who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatric Infectious Disease, Hospitalist

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Pediatrics, 1989–1992

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

A Novel Enrichment Program Using Cascading Mentorship to Increase Diversity in the Health Care Professions.
Afghani, B.,Santos, R.,Angulo, M.,Muratori, W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Pacificare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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