Dr. Ivan I Kirov MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Ivan Kirov 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 St. Joseph Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical University of Sofia FOM and has been in practice for 35 years. Dr. Kirov accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County and one of 8 at St. Joseph Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Orange County
Ranked #38 in Pediatrics: Cancer

St. Joseph Hospital

UC Irvine Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

New York Medical College
Residency, Pediatrics, 1994–1996

Children's Hospital Orange County
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1996–1999

Medical University of Sofia FOM
Class of 1979

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

Publications & Presentations

Myoinositol and glutamate complex neurometabolite abnormality after mild traumatic brain injury.
Kierans, A. S.,Kirov, I. I.,Gonen, O.,Haemer, G.,Nisenbaum, E.,Babb, J. S.,Grossman, R. I.,Lui, Y. W.

In vivo 7Tesla imaging of the dentate granule cell layer in schizophrenia.
Kirov, I. I.,Hardy, C. J.,Matsuda, K.,Messinger, J.,Cankurtaran, C. Z.,Warren, M.,Wiggins, G. C.,Perry, N. N.,Babb, J. S.,Goetz, R. R.,George, A.,Malaspina, D.,Gonen, O.

Brain MR spectroscopic abnormalities in "MRI-negative" tuberous sclerosis complex patients.
Wu, W. E.,Kirov, I. I.,Tal, A.,Babb, J. S.,Milla, S.,Oved, J.,Weiner, H. L.,Devinsky, O.,Gonen, O.

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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 Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • 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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