Geetha Puthenveetil, MD
Accepting New Patients
Offers Video Visits

Geetha Puthenveetil, MD

  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
    (Board Certified)
Malayalam, Hindi, English
Primary Address | Office Details
CHOC Children's Specialists - Hematology Oncology
1201 West La Veta Avenue
Orange, CA 92868

Phone: (714) 509-8636

Fax: (714) 509-4748

Get Connected
to Your Provider
(714) 509-8636

Request Appointment

  • Meet The Provider
    Dr. Geetha Putheveetil specializes in all aspects of hematology with emphasis in hemoglobinopathies, including beta thalassemia and sickle cell disease, and is part of the national sickle cell network. She is currently part of an international study looking at standards of care with sickle cell patients. Helping to facilitate this research, Dr. Putheveetil established a comprehensive red cell clinic at CHOC to treat patients with red cell disorders—including sickle cell disease, thalassemia, aplastic anemia, and Diamond-Blackfan Anemia. The clinic is attended by a cardiologist, endocrinologist, and hematologist and provides comprehensive care for patients. Dr. Puthenveetil is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology-oncology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Puthenveetil attended medical school in India at St. John’s Medical College. She served her pediatric residency training at St. John’s Medical College Hospital and at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and completed a pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California. Dr. Puthenveetil was voted as one of Orange County’s Top Doctors and speaks fluent Hindi and Malayalam. Read More
    Primary Specialties
    Primary Specialties
    • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
      (Board Certified)
    Other Specialties Associations
    Board Certifications

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

    American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

    Education & Training
    • Fellowship
      Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - 2003
    • Medical School
      St John's Medical College And Hospital, Bangalore University - 1989
    • Residency
      St. John's Medical College of Hospital - 1994
    • Internship
      St. John's Medical College of Hospital - 1990
  • Insurance Accepted

    Insurance Accepted

    • Insurance Plan

    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Cross HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO
    • Blue Shield of CA HMO – Trio
    • Cigna HMO
    • Health Net HMO
    • United Healthcare HMO
  • Primary Location

CHOC Children's Specialists - Hematology Oncology