Dr. Delma Julieta Nieves MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Delma Nieves is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Orange, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital at Mission and Children's Hospital of Orange County. She received her medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 5 doctors at Children's Hospital at Mission and one of 7 at Children's Hospital of Orange County who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital Orange County
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002–2005

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2005–2008

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Exchange Blood Transfusion in the Management of Severe Pertussis in Young Infants.
Nieves, D.,Bradley, J. S.,Gargas, J.,Mason, W. H.,Lehman, D.,Lehman, S. M.,Murray, E. L.,Harriman, K.,Cherry, J. D.

Clinical and Laboratory Features of Pertussis in Infants at the Onset of a California Epidemic.
Nieves, D.J., Singh, J., Ashouri, N., McGuire, T., Adler-Shohet, F.C., Arrieta, A.C.

The atherogenic lipoprotein profile associated with obesity and insulin resistance is largely attributable to intra-abdominal fat.
Nieves, D.J., Cnop, M., Retzlaff, B., Walden, C.E., Brunzell, J.D., Knopp, R.H., Kahn, S.E.


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