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Health Feature: CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital

CHOC_08-06-2013_mission_halfCHOC Mission: World Class Children’s Care

For 20 years, our world class physicians and nurses have been providing compassionate, innovative care to infants, children and teenagers in South Orange County. From performing appendectomies to caring for kids with serious traumatic brain injuries, our health care professionals are committed to helping children and their families focus on what matter most to them: enjoying life…together.

“CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital is a unique little hospital,” says Dr. Gary Goodman. Small in size, but big on comprehensive services for newborns to teenagers, it’s the only dedicated pediatric hospital in South Orange County. Housed on the fifth floor of Mission Hospital, CHOC’s world-class team treats everything from asthma attacks to injuries resulting from serious accidents.

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Located on the fifth floor of Mission Hospital's patient care tower, CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital serves as the only dedicated pediatric healthcare facility for families in south Orange County.

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Dr. Gary Goodman

Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, Gary Goodman, M.D. specializes in pediatric critical care with expertise in the treatment of shock, RSV and traumatic brain injury. He is board certified in both pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine. In this video, Dr. Goodman shares why he enjoys working in Pediatrics, especially in the PICU.