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George Verghese, MD

Pediatric Cardiologist located in Orange, CA & Mission Viejo, CA

Dr. Verghese is a Harvard-trained pediatric cardiologist with additional subspeciality training in advanced cardiac imaging, including fetal echocardiography.  He moved to Orange County in 2021 and has been practicing part-time at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).  Most recently, he served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and as a leader in the Heart Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  He completed his general pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, and advanced cardiac imaging training at Boston Children’s Hospital, the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.  He holds a medical degree from Albany Medical College, where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical school honor society.  In addition to his clinical work in pediatric cardiology, Dr. Verghese has a strong interest in clinical quality improvement and patient safety, having served previously as a Medical Director in the Center for Quality and Safety at Lurie Children’s Hospital and currently as a physician clinical quality leader in a large global telehealth organization. 

George Verghese, MD

Dr. Verghese is a Harvard-trained pediatric cardiologist with additional subspeciality training in advanced cardiac imaging, including fetal echocardiography.  He moved to Orange County in 2021 and has been practicing part-time at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).  Most recently, he served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and as a leader in the Heart Center at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.  He completed his general pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, and advanced cardiac imaging training at Boston Children’s Hospital, the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.  He holds a medical degree from Albany Medical College, where he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical school honor society.  In addition to his clinical work in pediatric cardiology, Dr. Verghese has a strong interest in clinical quality improvement and patient safety, having served previously as a Medical Director in the Center for Quality and Safety at Lurie Children’s Hospital and currently as a physician clinical quality leader in a large global telehealth organization. 


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We are contracted with most insurance companies. If we are not contracted with your insurance company, we will contact them for a one time contract or a long term contract. Aetna Affiliated Doctors of Orange County (ADOC) AMVI Anthem (Blue Cross) ARTA Beach Street Blue Shield Bright Medical Group Cal-Optima Carpenters Health & Welfare CHOC Health Alliance Cigna EBA&M Edinger Medical Group Family Choice Medical Group First Health Gateway Medical Group Global Care Medical Group Greater Newport Physicians Great West Guardian Harriman Jones Medical Group HealthNet Healthcare Partners Humana Healthcare ILWU-PMA Interpaln Keenan & Associates La Vida Medical Group Laborers Health & Welfare MediCal Memorial Care Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians Molina Healthcare Monarch (Working on Contract) Multiplan Nationwide Health Plans Noble OmniCare Medical Group One Healthplan Operating Engineers Orange County Foundation Oxford Healthplan PacifiCare PHCS Physicians Healthways Physicians Care of Ca Presbyterian Health Prospect Regal Medical Group Riverside County Foundation SJHAP St. Joseph Heritage St. Jude Heritage Southwest Administrators Talbert Medical Group Tri-Care Champus Tri-West United Care Medical Group United Healthcare United St. Joseph Mission Universal Care.

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