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Division of Pediatric Critical Care

The Division of Pediatric Critical Care strives to provide exemplary clinical care for critically ill infants and children in a multi-disciplinary setting with state-of-the art equipment. The division is committed to providing an excellent educational environment and to advancing research in critical care.

The spectrum of conditions treated by division faculty includes respiratory failure, circulatory failure, sepsis, meningitis, near drowning, head trauma, burns, pulmonary disorders, including asthma, heart conditions, liver failure, the entire spectrum of kidney disorders, oncology and hematology disorders, and post-cardiac catheterization care. Faculty members in the division provide clinical services at UC Irvine Health and CHOC Children’s Hospital.  


Marco Ayulo, MD
Christopher Babbitt, MD
James Cappon, MD
Jason Cook, MD
Michele Domico, MD
Gary Goodman, MD
Juliette Hunt, MD
Maria Elena Imperial, MD
Dina M. Iwai, MD
Mehrdad Jalili, MD

Francis Kim, MD
Jason Knight, MD
Rachel Krause, MD
Patricia Liao, MD
Paul S. Lubinsky, MBCHB
J. Carlos Maggi, MD
Kevin O'Brien, MD
Adam Schwarz, MD
Graham Tse, MD