Dr. Diane Nugent MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Diane Nugent is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in Orange, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Orange County and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Nugent accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 14 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County and one of 22 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Pediatrics, 1977–1980

University of Washington
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1980–1984

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Thrombopoietic Agents for the Treatment of Persistent and Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia in Children.
Ramaswamy, K.,Hsieh, L.,Leven, E.,Thompson, M. V.,Nugent, D.,Bussel, J. B.

Effects of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation on acyl-CoA oxidase deficiency: a sibling comparison study.
Wang, R. Y.,Monuki, E. S.,Powers, J.,Schwartz, P. H.,Watkins, P. A.,Shi, Y.,Moser, A.,Shrier, D. A.,Waterham, H. R.,Nugent, D. J.,Abdenur, J. E.

Tissue factor inflammatory response regulated by promoter genotype and p38 MAPK in neonatal vs. adult microvascular endothelial cells.
Buzby, J. S.,Williams, S. A.,Imfeld, K. L.,Kunicki, T. J.,Nugent, D. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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