Dr. Nikta Forghani MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Nikta Forghani is a pediatric endocrinologist in Orange, California and is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Orange County. She received her medical degree from UC Davis School of Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. She is one of 6 doctors at Children's Hospital of Orange County who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Children's Hospital - Oakland
Residency, Pediatrics, 2001–2005

Stanford University
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2006–2009

UC Davis School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Two new unrelated cases of hereditary 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-resistant rickets with alopecia resulting from the same novel nonsense mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene.
Forghani, N., Lum, C., Krishnan, S., Wang, J., Wilson, D. M., Blackett, P. R., Malloy, P. J., Feldman, D.

Radiation risks of CT scans.
Forghani, N., Cohen, R. A., Abbott, M. B.


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